Tag Archives: Bob Balaban

Trailer Debut: The Monuments Men

George Clooney takes another stab at Oscar with his World War 2 flick, The Monuments Men. The trailer for his latest directorial effort arrives with the blockbuster season finally at an end, and awards season on the horizon. Based on a remarkable true tale, it stars Clooney as the Danny Ocean of the Allied forces, […]

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Play It Again – Altered States

By Simon Miraudo May 29, 2013 Play It Again is a weekly feature in which our classic-film connoisseurs revisit a revered motion picture from the annals of movie history, to see if it holds up… or if it has aged terribly. And yes, it takes its name from a famously misquoted Casablanca line (hey, whatever; it […]

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Craig, Murray, Blanchett, and Dujardin set for Clooney’s Monuments Men

George Clooney is rounding up an impressive cast for his next directorial effort, The Monuments Men. According to Deadline, the WW2 flick will star Daniel Craig, Bill Murray, Cate Blanchett, Jean Dujardin, John Goodman, Bob Balaban, and Downton Abbey’s Hugh Bonneville. The picture follows a bunch of art historians who attempt to recover famous works from Hitler […]

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Kids on the run – Moonrise Kingdom review

Moonrise Kingdom – Starring Jared Gilman, Kara Hayward, and Bruce Willis. Directed by Wes Anderson. Rated PG. By Simon Miraudo. Moonrise Kingdom is Wes Anderson‘s most mannered and intricately manicured film to date; an impressive feat in the shadow of 2009’s painstakingly animated stop-motion feature Fantastic Mr. Fox. It’s easy to fixate on the delicate art […]

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Poster Debut: Moonrise Kingdom

A picturesque new poster for Wes Anderson‘s upcoming film Moonrise Kingdom has debuted online, indicating that he’s not planning on abandoning his signature visual style anytime soon. The film concerns a couple of young love-birds who flee from society, leaving the lives of their parents and various townsfolk in disarray. Check out the trailer below. Moonrise Kingdom stars […]

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