THE 2005 OSCARS – MEDIOCRITY MAGNIFIED

It was a night of hoping that Penelope Cruz and Salma Hayek would just drop all decency wishes brought on by the ABC censors, and producer Gil Cates, and get to that kiss we all know the world needs. It was also a night of….well, what else was it a night of?



Posted on February 28, 2005 by

THE STAR WARS REPORT: “WHAT’S IN A NAME?”

Every week, Pete Vonder Haar will be examining the doings and transpirings in the world of Star Wars as we slouch towards the release of Episode III…”George Lucas is getting set to follow in the footsteps of Alfred Hitchcock, John Landis, and Lloyd Kaufman by doing his first ever Star Wars cameo in ‘Episode III’…”



Posted on February 28, 2005 by

THE 77TH ACADEMY AWARD WINNERS

THE 77TH ACADEMY AWARD WINNERS

ACTOR IN A LEADING ROLE ^ Jamie Foxx ^ RAY ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE ^ Morgan Freeman ^ MILLION DOLLAR BABY ACTRESS IN A LEADING ROLE ^ Hilary Swank ^ MILLION DOLLAR BABY ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE ^ Cate Blanchett ^ THE AVIATOR ANIMATED FEATURE FILM ^ THE INCREDIBLES ^ Brad Bird ART […]



Posted on February 28, 2005 by

SXSW 2005 TRAILER: “UNLEASHED”

SXSW 2005 TRAILER:  “UNLEASHED”

http://www.filmthreat.com/forums/showthread.php?p=22225#post22225



Posted on February 28, 2005 by

BIG SKY 2005 WINNERS

BIG SKY 2005 WINNERS

The Big Sky Documentary Film Festival closed Wednesday, February 23, with an awards celebration honoring three films picked to carry the titles “Best Short”, “Best Feature” and “Big Sky Award Winner.” Three additional filmmakers were awarded Artistic Vision Awards as Special Jury Prizes. The seven-day event screened non-stop, 10 am to midnight at Missoula’s Historic […]



Posted on February 28, 2005 by

OZARK FOOTHILLS ANNOUNCES 2005 PROGRAM

OZARK FOOTHILLS ANNOUNCES 2005 PROGRAM

Ozark Foothills FilmFest takes place over a three week period in three north central Arkansas communities, with higher profile events taking place on the weekends. Generally, events take place in Batesville on the first weekend, in Heber Springs on the second weekend, and in Searcy on the third weekend, but there are some deviations. The […]



Posted on February 28, 2005 by

BRIDE AND PREJUDICE

3.5 Stars
Year Released: 2005
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Running Time: 120 minutes

IN THEATERS! In re-inventing the aesthetics of this story, the director has turned “Pride and Prejudice” into a musical that references Bollywood traditions more than Hollywood…


Posted on February 28, 2005 by

THE VALLEY OF THE DEAD OAKS

3 Stars
Year Released: 2004
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 26 minutes

James Early is a famed former Civil War sharpshooter who, following the accidental shooting of a little girl, finds himself jobless and haunted by his violent past…


Posted on February 28, 2005 by

THE BIG RED ONE (The Reconstruction)

THE BIG RED ONE (The Reconstruction)
5 Stars
Year Released: 1980
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 127 minutes

This is a film about surviving war so there is no overall story arc, the war progresses and the soldiers abide…


Posted on February 28, 2005 by

ABLE EDWARDS

3 Stars
Year Released: 2004
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 100 minutes

CINEQUEST 2005 REVIEW! “Able Edwards” has the look of a Classic Hollywood Cinema film with lavish and monstrous architectural backgrounds…


Posted on February 27, 2005 by

SUNSET STORY

4 Stars
Year Released: 2003
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 73 minutes

OPENS IN LOS ANGELES, MARCH 4TH! Makes “Cocoon” come off like a silly sci-fi flick…


Posted on February 27, 2005 by

DIARY OF A MAD BLACK WOMAN

1.5 Stars
Year Released: 2005
MPAA Rating: R
Running Time: 116 minutes

IN THEATERS! You might assume a relatively upbeat white guy like myself might not be the target audience for a film called “Diary of a Mad Black Woman,” and you’d be right…


Posted on February 26, 2005 by

TWIST OF FAITH

4 Stars
Year Released: 2004
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 87 minutes

DOCUMENTARY FEATURE ACADEMY AWARD NOMINEE! Dick doesn’t even try to offer impartiality; his film is an all-out attack on the church that employs such rules as “mental reservation,” an obscure loophole in the Catholic canon that authorizes priests to lie if doing so protects the church…


Posted on February 26, 2005 by

THE STORY OF THE WEEPING CAMEL

3.5 Stars
Year Released: 2004
MPAA Rating: PG
Running Time: 90 minutes

DOCUMENTARY FEATURE ACADEMY AWARD NOMINEE! The story starts out as the farmers prepare to assist a batch of camels that are about to give birth and while some of them deliver their little ones with ease, another of the camels has to endure an extremely agonizing delivery process…


Posted on February 26, 2005 by

SUPER SIZE ME

4.5 Stars
Year Released: 2003
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 98 minutes

DOCUMENTARY FEATURE ACADEMY AWARD NOMINEE! Spurlock decided to conduct an experiment in which he would subject himself to a diet of nothing but McDonald’s fast food for a month. Throughout his descent into the maelstrom of crappy food, he visited doctors and health professionals to track his decline in health…


Posted on February 26, 2005 by

« Older Entries        Jump To: (1 of 16)