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5 items from 2017


Bryan Cranston interview: Wakefield, Better Call Saul, Curb Your Enthusiasm

31 July 2017 1:54 AM, PDT | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

Paul Martinovic Aug 3, 2017

The great Bryan Cranston talks to us about his new film Wakefield, his signature role in Breaking Bad, and lots more...

Despite being one of the most in demand actors on the planet, we were lucky enough to catch up with Bryan Cranston while he was over in the UK to promote his new film Wakefield, a dark, literate tale of midlife crisis and male entitlement. Our interview took place mere hours after the Breaking Bad star scandalised the nation’s breakfast tables by casually dropping the word ‘shite’ in an interview on Good Morning Britain with a star struck Kate Garraway. Of course, Bryan Cranston being Bryan Cranston, nobody really minded all that much.

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It’s this butter-wouldn’t-melt, all-pervading likeability that is used to killer effect in Wakefield, the story of »

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'Wakefield' Review: Bryan Cranston Shines as Man Who Blows Up His Life

17 May 2017 7:00 AM, PDT | Rollingstone.com | See recent Rolling Stone news »

Ambition in film doesn't get enough credit these days – maybe because it's so rare. But the daring of writer-director Robin Swicord is all over Wakefield. Based on a 2008 short story by E.L. Doctorow (and before that, an 1835 tale from none other than Nathaniel Hawthorne), the film gets whisper-close to Howard Wakefield (Bryan Cranston), a New York lawyer who turns his life upside down. He's so fed up with the Groundhog Day-ish sameness of his routine – working in his Manhattan office, commuting home to his wife Diana (Jennifer Garner) and »

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Elisabeth Moss Stars in The Handmaid’s Tale, the Mother of All Totalitarian Nightmares

25 April 2017 3:14 PM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Offred, wearing a uniform of prim hood and draping gown — its color might be described as Nathaniel Hawthorne Scarlet — is in the supermarket, moving past armed guards and listening to other hooded women prattle on about oranges.

“I don’t need oranges,” we hear her thinking to herself. “I need to scream. I need to grab the nearest machine gun.”

Could any actress other than Mad Men’s Elisabeth Moss say that line with such a precise distillation of despair and scorn, fire and ice?

She’s perfect in this fascinating Hulu adaptation of The Handmaid’s Tale, the famous »

- Tom Gliatto

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Q&A: Co-Director Pamela Romanowsky on Collaborating with James Franco for The Institute

3 March 2017 10:24 AM, PST | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

Starting today, horror fans can check into The Institute at theaters and on VOD via Momentum Pictures, and we caught up with co-director Pamela Romanowsky to discuss collaborating with co-director James Franco, the movie's unique filming location, and much more.

Thanks for taking the time to answer some questions for us, Pamela. What attracted you to telling this story by Adam and Matt Rager?

Pamela Romanowsky: Well, the first question for me was “why a horror film?” I like films across lots of genres, but I’m not a horror buff, so this was a first for me. The horror films I do love are genre blending, movies that are character-based and explore things that are dark but still based in reality, and in the dark corners of human psychology. I’ve never really been scared of the supernatural, but people are certainly capable of terrifying and very dark things. »

- Derek Anderson

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Review: "The Mad Magician" (1954) Starring Vincent Price; Twilight Time Blu-ray Release

30 January 2017 6:43 AM, PST | Cinemaretro.com | See recent CinemaRetro news »

By Hank Reineke

Though Vincent Price would eventually garner a well-deserved reputation as Hollywood’s preeminent bogeyman, it was only really with André De Toth’s House of Wax (1953) that the actor would become associated with all things sinister. In some sense the playful, nervously elegant Price was an odd successor to the horror film-maestro throne: he was a somewhat aristocratic psychotic who shared neither Boris Karloff’s cold and malevolent scowl nor Bela Lugosi’s distinctly unhinged madness or old-world exoticism.

His early film career started in a less pigeonholed manner: as a budding movie actor with a seven year contract for Universal Studios in the 1940s, the tall, elegant Price would appear in a number of semi-distinguished if modestly-budgeted romantic comedies and dramas. His contract with Universal was apparently non-exclusive, and his most memorable roles for the studio were his earliest. In a harbinger of things to come, »

- nospam@example.com (Cinema Retro)

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