Saturday, May 23, 2015

Movies

We celebrate India as the most populous democracy in the world and home to Bollywood, one of the globe's biggest film industries.
Dreamy and impressionistic, full of debauchery, drugs, disco, and dazzling couture, Saint Laurent is a biopic that picks its moments, leaving backstory behind.
Lambert & Stamp. Essential viewing for fans of The Who, the wild, woolly British Invasion band fronted by Pete Townshend and Roger Daltry. But more than that, director James D. Cooper's remarkable portrait of the mismatched duo who guided The Who to stardom - Kit Lambert and Chris Stamp - opens the window on a pivotal time in 1960s (and early 1970s) pop culture. It's a revelation. R
Director Gil Kenan's (City of Ember) enjoyable remake of Poltergeist, which opened Friday, has all the makings of a decent hit. The cast is wonderful. Sam Rockwell and Rosemarie DeWitt are the perfect married couple, while Jared Harris is a scream as an Irish ghost hunter. And Kennedi Clements is aces in the role first assayed in 1982 by Heather O'Rourke as the little girl taken by ghosts into a parallel universe from which there seems to be no escape.
The infamous Human Centipede series wraps up today with the on demand release of Human Centipede III (Final Sequence), sadly without the presence of New Jersey native and Sopranos star James Gandolfini, who was reportedly approached to star in the film prior to his death in 2013.
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Paramount Pictures has set a June 9, 2017, release date for the sequel to "World War Z."
CANNES, France, May 22 (Reuters) - Michael Caine, the British actor sometimes lampooned for playing versions of himself in his six-decade career, says he is unrecognisable in his latest role as a retired orchestra conductor.
CANNES, France (AP) - Michael Fassbender doesn't know if the "Macbeth" curse carries over to movie adaptations, but he'd rather not test it.
Rydal's own Bradley Cooper will return to his camp roots this summer.