Posts tagged as: Brad Pitt

The Tree of Life (2011)

The Tree of Life (2011)

In 1931 Austrian mathematician Kurt Gödel proved what is now known as the Incompleteness Theorem. He demonstrated that within any given system, a robot for example, there would always be at least one proposition, which is true, but which cannot be proven using the rules and axioms of the system itself. Gödel used a variation […]

‘Tree of Life’ wins Palme d’Or

‘Tree of Life’ wins Palme d’Or

Writer-director Terrence Malick’s “The Tree of Life,” the year’s most anticipated and buzzed about film, won the Cannes Film Festival’s Palme d’Or Sunday night. The award is the festival’s highest honor. “He remains infamously and notoriously shy and humble,” said producer William Pohlad, who accepted in Malick’s stead with producer DeDe Gardner. “But he is […]

New clip: ‘Tree of Life’

New clip: ‘Tree of Life’

A new clip has been released from the most anticipated movie of this young decade, Terrence Malick’s “Tree of Life.” Mr. O’Brien (Brad Pitt), an overbearing, strict father is out of the house while Mrs. O’Brien (Jessica Chastain) and their sons let themselves have fun for a little while. The film debuted at Cannes this […]

‘Tree of Life’ hits snag in UK distribution

‘Tree of Life’ hits snag in UK distribution

LONDON – Terrence Malick’s long-awaited feature “The Tree of Life,” starring Sean Penn and Brad Pitt, has hit a snag in its effort to secure distribution in the UK. Ostensible UK distributor Icon and producers River Road Entertainment are in arbitration just weeks away from the film’s screening at the Festival de Cannes. Points of […]

The Tree of Life trailer

l Any time Terrence Malick decides to direct a film, it becomes an event, for film fanatics at least. Every one of his pictures has been called a masterpiece by at least a few prominent critics. “Badlands,” “Days of Heaven,” “The Thin Red Line” and “The New World” all have dedicated followers and they all […]

Aronofsky Has the Eye of ‘The Tiger’; Questions Swirling Over ‘Wolverine 2’

Aronofsky Has the Eye of ‘The Tiger’; Questions Swirling Over ‘Wolverine 2’

A collective stink-eye from the geek community was aimed squarely in director Darren Aronofsky’s direction when it was reported days ago that Fox  had offered him the reigns of the sequel to the much maligned “X-Men Origins: Wolverine.” That collective stink-eye may have just turned into a collective sigh of relief. Guillermo Arriaga, screenwriter of […]

Video: Point Break vs. Fast and the Furious

Video: Point Break vs. Fast and the Furious

It has been said that in literature and film there are really no more than about seven distinct stories that are retold again and again. I have found that this is mostly true, though most good films add new elements and alter enough to keep things fresh and original. But sometimes, Hollywood writers get lazy. […]

TMA FilmCast #22 – Inglourious Basterds

TMA FilmCast #22 – Inglourious Basterds

Quentin Tarantino’s controversial revisionist’s WWII saga, “Inglourious Basterds” has had fans cheering and moralizers crying foul. Does it really deny the holocaust? Is it as boring as some have said? And how many freaking references to classic cinema can a guy fit into a single movie?! To find out you’ll have to listen to the […]

Inglourious Basterds (2009)

Inglourious Basterds (2009)

To say that Quentin Tarantino is a movie fan is a bit like saying Paris Hilton likes attention — it’s not only obvious but a gross understatement.  Whether you like his work or not, this high school dropout-turned video clerk-turned cinéaste-turned auteur makes wholly unique films. But the paradox is that virtually every scene he […]

‘Kick-Ass’ Finds Distribution

‘Kick-Ass’ Finds Distribution

Lionsgate has snatched up the stateside rights to Matthew Vaughn’s action-comedy, “Kick-Ass,” reports Variety. The movie, which won overwhelming fanboy approval at this year’s San Diego Comic-Con, is based on a comicbook by Mark Millar and John Romita Jr. that centers on a comic-obsessed teenager who attempts to become a real-life superhero, despite the fact […]

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