Movie Beat – 01.17.14

Big Bad Wolves – If it takes a criminal to catch a criminal, then it takes a maniac to strike fear into the heart of a maniac. A father who is seeking revenge and a cop seeking justice decide to operate outside the law on a teacher they suspect is the man responsible for a series of murders. Lior Ashkenazi, Rotem Keinan, Tzahi Grad, Dov Glickman, Menasheh Noy, and Dvir Benedek star, Aharon Keshales and Navot Papushado write and direct, and Magnolia Pictures gives this a limited release.   Devil’s Due – Ah found footage! What luck that the couple … Continue reading Movie Beat – 01.17.14

Movie Beat – 01.03.14

The Best Offer – It takes more than the ability to hold a brush to be an artist, it takes a mystery inside. Virgil (Geoffrey Rush) is a man searching for a mystery in his own life. He is a well-mannered, cultured, and fastidious man, an art lover, and on his sixty-third birthday he receives a phone call from a mysterious woman needing his assistance. He takes the job, but curiosity gets the best of the cat, and Virgil is in over his head. Sylvia Hoeks plays the mysterious woman, Jim Sturgess plays Virgil’s best friend, and Donald Sutherland is … Continue reading Movie Beat – 01.03.14