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If there’s one movie you see this summer… that’s foreign… and about little kids in a punk band, critics everywhere agree that you should do everything in your power to make sure that it’s We Are the Best!.
There aren’t a lot of films headed your way that have managed such universal positive regard (culminating in an astounding 88 at metacritic), and if you’re going to catch something, you need to check this one out.
Check out the trailer above, and below find more info, some images, and a full list of theatrical screenings.
From Swedish master Lukas Moodysson, We are the Best! revolves around three girls in 1980’s Stockholm who decide to form a punk band — despite not having any instruments and being told by everyone that punk is dead. Based on a graphic novel, We are the Best! is a paean to Diy culture and the power of rebellion. »
- Marc Eastman
Big Bad Wolves kicked off its limited theatrical release early last week and it will continue to open in additional cities over the next couple of months. Here’s a look at the release dates and locations, along with two clips:
“A series of brutal murders puts the lives of three men on a collision course: The father of the latest victim now out for revenge, a vigilante police detective operating outside the boundaries of law, and the main suspect in the killings – a religious studies teacher arrested and released due to a police blunder.”
Big Bad Wolves was written and directed by Aharon Keshales & Navot Papsuahdo, and stars Lior Ashkenazi, Rotem Kienan, Tzahi Grad, and Dov Glickman. Big Bad Wolves has been getting quite a bit of buzz from its festival screenings and our own Becki Hawkes loved it when she caught it at FrightFest. Check out her review at:
- Jonathan James
William Everson, for Cinema 3 in 1972 sits down and talks to Anthony Burgess and Malcolm McDowell to discuss Stanley Kubrick's A Clockwork Orange, a film adapted by Kubrick from Burgess' novel and starring McDowell, as I'm sure you all know, as Alex, a young delinquent and leader of a band of "droogs" who finds himself part of a government re-conditioning program. What initially caught my attention is McDowell's quick and insistent disagreement with Everson on Kubrick and his working habits, which, if I'm correct in reading between the lines, boils down to, "If you signed on to star in a film for a director, you should be expected to do as the director says and if that means you work hard to make something right, that's what you do." I also enjoyed the examination of the dialogue in the film and the way Burgess essentially created a new language for »
- Brad Brevet
3 items from 2014
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