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by sunshine
Forum: Movies & TV
Topic: Macbeth (2015)
Replies: 329
Views: 24019

Re: Macbeth (2015)

This isn't news, and Wells/Weinstein overstated things. They're not modernizing the language, just paring down the text. They'll still be using verse. ETA: This particular adaptation of the play used to have Philip Seymour Hoffman attached to it ages ago, and I kind of doubt he'd have agreed to do i...
by sunshine
Forum: Movies & TV
Topic: X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014)
Replies: 3733
Views: 171360

Re: X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014)

Variety gives it 4/5 http://variety.com/2014/film/reviews/film-review-x-men-days-of-future-past-1201177971/ Screendaily is quite positive as well (reads like a 4/5) http://www.screendaily.com/reviews/the-latest/x-men-days-of-future-past/5071565.article?referrer=RSS The Wrap is mixed http://www.thewr...
by sunshine
Forum: Movies & TV
Topic: X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014)
Replies: 3733
Views: 171360

Re: X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014)

First three reviews: 2/5 http://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/film/filmreviews/10825791/X-Men-Days-of-Future-Past-review-A-mess-of-mutants.html The film squanders both of its casts, reeling from one fumbled set-piece to the next. 4/5 http://www.digitalspy.com/movies/review/a570383/x-men-days-of-future...
by sunshine
Forum: Movies & TV
Topic: Macbeth (2015)
Replies: 329
Views: 24019

Re: Macbeth

But everyone else is going to have a Scottish accent, seems distracting to me and will just be a constant reminder she could not pull off the accent while watching the film. Yeah, this really isn't an issue, and I wouldn't be surprised if the accents for the rest of the cast aren't uniformally Scot...
by sunshine
Forum: Movies & TV
Topic: Knight of Cups (2016)
Replies: 517
Views: 46560

Re: Knight of Cups (2013)

I know someone who worked on the Austin film who told me the same thing about how much Bale worked out there. I'm hoping both might be released next year.
by sunshine
Forum: Movies & TV
Topic: The Counselor (2013)
Replies: 1175
Views: 59696

Re: The Counselor (2013)

Mark Kermode's video review of this is pretty entertaining.

by sunshine
Forum: Movies & TV
Topic: X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014)
Replies: 3733
Views: 171360

Re: X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014)

This is McAvoy's movie through and through. Then followed by Jackman and Lawrence, Fassbender and Hoult.
by sunshine
Forum: Movies & TV
Topic: The Counselor (2013)
Replies: 1175
Views: 59696

Re: The Counselor (2013)

Wesley Morris just raves and raves about this on the Grantland podcast. http://espn.go.com/espnradio/play?id=9902593
by sunshine
Forum: Movies & TV
Topic: The Counselor (2013)
Replies: 1175
Views: 59696

Re: The Counselor (2013)

If any of you are interested in a passionate defense of the film by a notoriously tough professional critic, Mike D'Angelo offers up his perspective at his letterbox account: http://letterboxd.com/gemko/film/the-counselor/ He gave it a 75/100 and put in on his top 10 of the year list. In comparison,...
by sunshine
Forum: Movies & TV
Topic: Slow West (2015)
Replies: 42
Views: 5731

Re: Slow West

While this sounds incredibly interesting, I'm really curious to know when we should be seeing something from Frank.
The director is on Twitter and said something about early spring (probably just for the UK though). I won't be surprised if the film shows up at Sundance or Berlin.