For the better part of 3 years the movie, shot in 2009, did seem as lost as an abandoned cabin in the woods and now that it has finally been released, the timing seems most curious and even auspicious.
While I enjoy a pleasant conversation with Kelby, one of the subjects in the much anticipated documentary "Bully", the movie's director, a very tired Lee Hirsch joins us for a more formal interview process.
Upon first meeting Swedish director Tomas Alfredson (Let the Right One In) and British actor Gary Oldman (Batman Returns, Harry Potter), who came to town to promote their spy thriller Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy, I am immediately reminded of Laurel and Hardy.
Be scared. Very scared. And please get your supply of hand sanitizers ready to go before you set out to watch Steven Soderbergh's much anticipated movie Contagion. You will need it upon exiting the theater. Big time.
The beautiful and talented actress Zoe Saldana can kick-ass like it's nobody's business. That much is clear in her new movie, Colombiana. This is all good. Angelina Jolie could use some company in this department. But can she play a kick-ass killer in a movie that does not make us laugh?
Simian summer it is. Anyone who has seen James Marsh's thought provoking documentary Project Nim, about a chimp named Nim, will have their viewing experience of Rise of the Planet of the Apes a bit enhanced. And then some.
After starring in the most talked about sex scene in the award-winning and wickedly fun film Black Swan, Mila Kunis' lead role in the movie Friends with Benefits seemed dangerously exciting. But then again, expect to be surprised.
Ahhhh ... first impressions can be so much fun. If Superman was among us, but instead of earning a living as a "mild mannered reporter" he was earning a living as a movie director who dabbled in acting, he would look and come across just like the tall, smart, elegant and slightly mysterious Chris Weitz.
"Broche de Oro" it is. You see, this old Spanish expression is an allegory that, while it literally means Golden Brooch, it refers to something truly sublime ... that last touch that ensures a spectacular finale...