Animated poster for sci-fi thriller The Darkest Hour revealed

Summit Entertainment has released a motion poster for the upcoming U.S./Russian sci-fi thriller The Dark­est Hour, starring Emile Hirsch, Rachael Taylor, Olivia Thirlby, Joel Kinnaman, Max Minghella, Dato Bakhtadze, Yuriy Kutsenko, Artur Smolyaninov, Pyotr Fyodorov and Nikolay Efremov. Chris Gorak directs The Dark­est Hour, a sci-fi film produced by Wanted wunderkind Timur Bekmambetov. The thriller …
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Release dates picked for arthouse favorites Ang Lee, Coen Brothers, Sam Mendes, Jim Jarmusch and more 2009 features

Focus Features has set release dates for movies by some big names in pop-arthouse cinema, including The Coen Brothers, Ang Lee and Jim Jarmusch, along with a Tim Burton-produced animated fantasy simply titled 9, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Below are details I put together on Focus’ crop of features that will be gracing arthouse …
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Into The Wild Blu-ray review

Who is Alexander Supertramp? He is a mythological figure who brought enlightenment to all he touched. Who is Alexander Supertramp? He walked among us and synthesized his pain into energy. Who is Alexander Supertramp? Christopher McCandless asked himself that same question everyday. The film Into the Wild is so amazingly brilliant, I was left asking …
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Gus Van Sant’s Milk trailer

Below is the trailer for the new Gus Van Sant film, Milk, which looks like a moving biography of the life of California’s first openly gay elected official, Harvey Milk (played by Sean Penn), who was assassinated, along with Mayor George Moscone, by San Francisco Supervisor Dan White (played by Josh Brolin). Milk will be …
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Updates on Wonder Woman, Speed Racer, Logan’s Run and much more

Here are some updates on projects that action film-maestro Joel Silver (producer of The Matrix Trilogy, Lethal Weapon, Predator) has on his plate. There’s some really exciting stuff he’s involved with. Silver also produces medium budget horror films for fun (and some cheddar), with his Dark Castle Entertainment shingle. Here ya go: Return to House on Haunted Hill Silver’s …
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