Tag Archive: Brad Pitt

Win a double pass to Ridley Scott’s THE COUNSELOR starring Michael Fassbender

One of my more anticipated films of the year is The Counselor, a star-studded thriller — including Michael Fassbender, Javier Bardem, Penélope Cruz, Cameron Diaz and Brad Pitt — that tantalizingly pairs author-turned-screenwriter Cormac McCarthy (No Country For Old Men) and director Ridley Scott (Blade Runner). The film has been divisively received by U.S. critics, with several comparing …

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[WATCH] Exciting new trailer for Ridley Scott’s THE COUNSELOR starring Michael Fassbender

Following the sizzling recent US trailer, a new UK trailer arrived today for Ridley Scott’s The Counselor and it provides our best look at the film so far. For those unaware, the Cormac McCarthy-penned film stars Michael Fassbender as the titular lawyer who gets in way over his head with some heavy drug trade types, with Penélope Cruz, Javier …

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[WATCH] Sizzling full trailer for Cormac McCarthy & Ridley Scott’s THE COUNSELOR starring Michael Fassbender, Penélope Cruz, Javier Bardem, Brad Pitt & Cameron Diaz

Following last month’s tantalizing teaser, the first full-length trailer has now arrived for Ridley Scott’s star-studded new thriller, The Counselor. Scripted by celebrated author Cormac McCarthy (No Country for Old Men, The Road) — his first original screenplay — the film tells the story of a lawyer (Michael Fassbender) who finds himself in over his head when …

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[WATCH] First trailer for Steve McQueen’s 12 YEARS A SLAVE starring Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael Fassbender, Benedict Cumberbatch & more

The first trailer has arrived for 12 Years a Slave, the latest drama from acclaimed filmmaker Steve McQueen (Hunger, Shame) and one of my most anticipated films of the year. Based on the autobiography by Solomon Northup, the film stars Chiwetel Ejiofor as a free black man in pre-Civil War New York who is abducted and sold into slavery. …

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Win a double pass to WORLD WAR Z starring Brad Pitt

The long-awaited Hollywood adaptation of Max Brooks’ cult zombie novel World War Z is hitting New Zealand screens today, and A Fistful of Culture has three double passes to giveaway thanks to Paramount NZ. Directed by Marc Forster (Quantum of Solace, Stranger Than Fiction), the film stars Brad Pitt as a former United Nations employee turned family man who …

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[WATCH] Trailer #1 for WORLD WAR Z starring Brad Pitt

Following a troubled production with widely reported rewrites and reshoots, Marc Forster’s World War Z is finally on its way and the first trailer has now arrived. Loosely based on Max Brooks’ cult novel, the film stars Brad Pitt as a United Nations employee who is forced to leave his wife (Mirielle Enos) and children in a …

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[REVIEW] Andrew Dominik’s incendiary, stylish & brilliant KILLING THEM SOFTLY is one of the year’s best films

Five years on from his masterful and sorely underappreciated art-western The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford, Kiwi-born Australian filmmaker Andrew Dominik (Chopper) is finally back with his new crime film Killing Them Softly, which premiered at Cannes and is being positioned for an awards season run in the U.S. The film reunites the talented writer/director with …

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[WATCH] Brad Pitt talks MONEYBALL on THE DAILY SHOW

The eternally handsome Brad Pitt visited The Daily Show tonight to discuss his excellent, Oscar-nominated film Moneyball, which he produced and starred in. He explained the challenges of bringing the story to the screen, and joked with Jon about how the Best Actor Academy Award should be decided. An extended, web-exclusive cut of the interview saw …

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NY Times video gallery ‘Touch of Evil’ features the best actors of 2011 as villains

The New York Times Magazine has unveiled its Hollywood Issue for 2011, with an incredible video series called Touch of Evil as its centrepiece. The Times gathered 13 of the best actors of this year and gave them villainous roles to sink their teeth into for 30-60 second clips. We get to see Ryan Gosling (pictured …

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[Review] THE TREE OF LIFE @ NZFF 2011

Legendary and reclusive director Terrence Malick doesn’t get around to making films often. In fact, The Tree of Life is only his fifth in 38 years. His intense need for privacy and long absences between films have elevated Malick to near mythical status among cinephiles and critics who practically fall all over themselves to praise his …

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