Japanese director Lee Sang-il has remade Unforgiven, Clint Eastwood's 1992 Best Picture-winning Western, as a samurai movie starring Inception Ken Watanabe. But hey, John Sturges already redid Kurosawa's Seven Samurai as The Magnificent Seven, so fair enough, everyone. Let's call it square. The film screens at TIFF, so reviews should soon make clear whether this remake is truly deserving of being Unforgiven, or if this is just someone being petty about grudges. In the meantime, here's the trailer:
Disneynature--Walt Disney Studios' independent documentary offshoot that gave us such breathtaking films as Oceans: What's Going on in There?, Flamingos Are Pretty Weird, Huh?, Look at All These African Cats!, and Chimpanzees?--has a new project headed to theaters next Earth Da... / Continue →
Adult children of divorce, a group long ignored despite all the extra visits they put up with over the holidays, at last get some public acknowledgement in dramedy A.C.O.D.. Aptly, to explore the subject, first-time director Stu Zicherman has put together a group largely experi... / Continue →
In October 2002, a man and an accomplice minor killed ten and injured more in and around D.C. in what were dubbed the Beltway sniper attacks. And now you can joy ride around with the duo in the 1990 Caprice Classic they used as a mobile sniper's nest in Blue Caprice.
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