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Acorn TV Streams British Excellence!

Acorn TV Streams British Excellence!

| December 17, 2012 | 0 Comments

Acorn TV, the first British TV streaming service in North America, features the very best British mysteries and dramas, includingJeremy Irons in Brideshead Revisited; Robbie Coltrane (Harry Potter) in Cracker; James Nesbitt (The Hobbit) in Monroe; Agatha Christie’s classic Tommy & Tuppence Mysteries; as well as a marathon of our best-selling series Midsomer Murders with 12 feature-length episodes. Also streaming: “Most Mysterious Christmas Specials” featuring holiday episodes of Poirot, Rosemary […]

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Watch This: Trailers for Lay the Favorite & Girls

Watch This: Trailers for Lay the Favorite & Girls

| December 7, 2012 | 0 Comments

The best of this week’s trailer offerings cover all media platforms. Director Stephen Frears’ new film, Lay the Favorite, opens in limited release in Los Angeles today, but the rest of us can catch it on demand or download it off iTunes. And Lena Dunham’s critically acclaimed HBO series, Girls, premieres its season two trailer this week […]

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Get Your Game On With “Thunderstruck”!

Get Your Game On With “Thunderstruck”!

| November 27, 2012 | 0 Comments

Get your game on when Thunderstruck slams onto Blu-Ray Combo Pack, DVD and Digital Download on December 4th from Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Group. This family-friendly basketball comedy stars NPA All-Star MVP Kevin Durant repare for a slam dunk as Thunderstruck arrives on Blu-ray Combo Pack, DVD and Digital Download on December 4 from Warner Bros. Home Entertainment […]

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Your Own Damn Film School: Troma Teaches for Free

Your Own Damn Film School: Troma Teaches for Free

| November 16, 2012 | 0 Comments

With a generation of young people bogged down by mounting student loans and the growing cost of education, the prospect of going to film school to become an “aspiring” filmmaker seems downright horrifying. So why not leave it up to the always horrific Troma Films to create the most independent, potentially ridiculous, but then again, […]

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Watch This: Trailers for A Dark Truth, Chasing Ice

Watch This: Trailers for A Dark Truth, Chasing Ice

| November 16, 2012 | 0 Comments

Good movies are on the horizon, and so there’s much to be thankful for this Friday before Thanksgiving. From action-thrillers to environmental docs, there’s a trailer to suit every taste this weekend. Here’s the buzz on two of them: From writer/director Damien Lee (Sacrifice, King of Sorrow) comes A Dark Truth. This action packed tale of […]

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Ti West’s The Sacrament in Production

Ti West’s The Sacrament in Production

| November 2, 2012 | 0 Comments

Rising star in the world of horror, Ti West has begun production on his latest film The Sacrament. Shooting in picturesque (and perhaps appropriately Gothic) Savannah, Georgia, the horror/thriller is now in its third week principal photography and has officially announced its cast. Starring familiars of his previous efforts like Joe Swanberg (V.H.S.), Kentucker Audley (V.H.S.) and AJ Bowen (House […]

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Audiences Choose 2 at 48th Annual CIFF

Audiences Choose 2 at 48th Annual CIFF

| November 2, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Chicago International Film Festival wrapped up its 48th showing this year, after a two week run from October 11th to the 25th. As always, the organization announced its Audience Choice awards; this year with two narrative features tying for the title. Any Day Now, directed by Travis Fine and Quartet, directed by Dustin Hoffman, are […]

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Sundance Channel’s Restless: Brits, Spies & Romance

Sundance Channel’s Restless: Brits, Spies & Romance

| October 19, 2012 | 1 Comments

For those Masterpiece Theatre fans itching for a good Brit-fix before the next season of Downton Abbey drops in early next year, don’t discount what’s on cable these days. Sundance Channel, in a co-production with Endor Productions for BBC One, is gearing up to present Restless, a special limited two-night event happening this December. Based on […]

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Movieside brings The Massacre to the Portage Theater, October 20-21

Movieside brings The Massacre to the Portage Theater, October 20-21

| October 15, 2012 | 0 Comments

It’s that time of year again, Chicago– time to spend a lot of time in dark rooms watching horror movies to prep for Halloween! And this year, the various theaters and film groups around Chicago certainly aren’t disappointing with a ton of great programming. One of the longest-running current traditions, however, has a new home: […]

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Watch This: Trailers for The Flat, Parker

Watch This: Trailers for The Flat, Parker

| October 5, 2012 | 0 Comments

It’s a trailer double feature this week: for foreign film/documentary/indie-film buffs, we’ve got an exclusive look at Israeli film The Flat, and for the Hollywood big-wigs, look out for the action packed Parker. The Flat, directed by filmmaker Arnon Goldfinger, will have its limited U.S. theatrical debut on October 19, 2012, with screenings in New York […]

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