The East

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The East

"The East," a suspenseful and provocative espionage thriller from acclaimed writer-director Zal Batmanglij and writer-actress Brit Marling, stars Marling as former FBI agent Sarah Moss. Moss is starting a new career at Hiller Brood, an elite private intelligence firm that ruthlessly protects the interests of its A-list corporate clientele. Handpicked for a plum assignment by the company’s head honcho, Sharon (Patricia Clarkson), Sarah goes deep undercover to infiltrate The East, an elus ...


Trance

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Trance

"Trance," directed by Oscar®-winning filmmaker Danny Boyle ("Slumdog Millionaire," "127 Hours") and co-written by Oscar®-nominated long term collaborator John Hodge ("Shallow Grave," "Trainspotting") is a seductive and enigmatic thriller starring James McAvoy, Vincent Cassel and Rosario Dawson.

Fine art auctioneer Simon (McAvoy), in league with a gang led by underworld boss Franck (Cassel), plots the audacious theft of a masterpiece by Goya from a major public auction. Wh ...


The Bengali Detective: Kolkata's Love and Stability City

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The Bengali Detective: Kolkata's Love and Stability City

The Sundance Film Festival has begun and while many have wondered why the remake rights of the British-Indian film The Bengali Detective was bought by the Fox Searchlight Pictures, after screening of the documentary. These questions might have been put to rest. Director Phil Cox had gone through India searching for the right person who could be the intrepid yet coy sleuth.

Rajesh became the protagonist of the documentary who moves to the big city from a village to be part of a PI a ...


Black Swan

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Black Swan

"Black Swan" follows the story of Nina (Portman), a ballerina in a New York City ballet company whose life, like all those in her profession, is completely consumed with dance. She lives with her retired ballerina mother Erica (Barbara Hershey) who zealously supports her daughter's professional ambition. When artistic director Thomas Leroy (Vincent Cassel) decides to replace prima ballerina Beth MacIntyre (Winona Ryder) for the opening production of their new season, Swan Lake, Nina is his fi ...


The Dark Knight Rises, Superman: Man of Steel, The Wolverine Filming Plans

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The Dark Knight Rises, Superman: Man of Steel, The Wolverine Filming Plans

In superhero comic to film translations, 2011 is the year of the untested properties with the likes of Thor, Green Lantern and Captain America getting their first real shots at big budget, big screen versions. The "X-Men" is the notable exception to that rule, but its Silver Age-set prequel element is as brave and unpredictable a choice as any of those others.

2012 on the other hand is looking to be the year of the household name cluster fuck with the five biggest and most stab ...