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It seems like yesterday when Disney released the box-office behemoth that was “Alice in Wonderland” in 2010. The astounding return— $10.25 billion— secured the future of the company’s cinema, as we currently witness the everlasting impact o…

“Euphoria” isn’t an easy sell. The drama is essentially about euthanasia, but the marketing is attempting to take an uplifting, life affirming approach which is certainly dicey considering the thorny questions it tackles. But if it ge…

Well, here’s a trailer that’s a bit of a misdirect. The first teaser for “Euphoria” promises to bring viewers to a bucolic environment with Eva Green and Alicia Vikander, for what looks like a wonderful romp in a resort style pa…

Choosing the time and place you’d like to die is either an affront to nature and allowing the human body to decline as it was designed to, or the next step in mankind’s relationship to their bodies. However, while writer/director Lisa Langseth’s (“Pure,” “Hotel“) English language debut “Euphoria” is entirely centered around the act of euthanasia, the film isn’t concerned with debating the issue. Continue reading ‘Euphoria’: Alicia Vikander & Eva Green Confront Death [TIFF Review] at The Playlist.

In a week where Louis C.K. debuted at TIFF his new movie “I Love You Daddy” (read our review here), which is in part about a filmmaker who was accused of child-molesting yet is still widely celebrated, it seems only appropriate that we get the trailer for a new Roman Polanski movie. The director’s first since “Venus In Furs” is a thriller based on Delphine de Vigan’s novel, co-written with Olivier Assayas, in which a novelist (Emmanuelle Seigner, Polanski’s real-life partner of legal age) suffers from writer’s block, only to befriend a stranger (Eva Green) who becomes dangerously over-familiar. Continue reading First Trailer For Roman Polanski’s ‘Based On A True Story’ Starring Eva Green [Watch] at The Playlist.

True story: a great film director has somehow managed to turn a project full of promise into a suffocated, bloated and achingly frustrating thriller. Roman Polanski directs “Based on a True Story” like a man using tweezers to violently pluck the stinger out of a bee that had the potential to produce a glut of sweet, sweet honey, and what’s essentially asked of us as an audience is to watch this poor creature die a slow death right before our eyes. Continue reading Roman Polanski’s Preposterous ‘Based On A True Story’ Written by Olivier Assayas, Starring Eva Green [Cannes Review] at The Playlist.

In all the recent discussions over separating art from the artist (discussion that, in this case, have been going on for forty years), Roman Polanski’s has the fewest grey areas. Woody Allen and Casey Affleck, for instance, have never been convicted of crimes in a court of law (which is not to say that they didn’t do what they’ve been accused of, whereas Polanski pled guilty to engaging in unlawful sexual intercourse in a plea bargain before fleeing to France in 1978, where he’s remained ever since. Continue reading First Look At Eva Green & Emmanuelle Seigner In Roman Polanski’s ‘Based On A True Story’ at The Playlist.

In all the recent discussions over separating art from the artist (discussion that, in this case, have been going on for forty years), Roman Polanski’s has the fewest grey areas. Woody Allen and Casey Affleck, for instance, have never been convicted of crimes in a court of law (which is not to say that they didn’t do what they’ve been accused of, whereas Polanski pled guilty to engaging in unlawful sexual intercourse in a plea bargain before fleeing to France in 1978, where he’s remained ever since. Continue reading First Look At Eva Green & Emmanuelle Seigner In Roman Polanski’s ‘Based On A True Story’ at The Playlist.

We’ll pretty much watch anything with Eva Green, even if that means struggling through Tim Burton movies. The actress didn’t fare well in “Dark Shadows” (well, nobody did really) and I can’t speak for “Miss Peregrine’s Home For Peculiar Children” because I haven’t yet built up the strength need to turn it on. But it’ll probably a mere fraction of what will be required for Burton’s live-action “Dumbo.” The director has recruited Green for the Disney redo, and if you’re wondering, “Why on Earth would she be interested in this remake?” here’s your answer: THR reveals that the actress will be playing “a trapeze artist who works for the head of the circus.” Okay, then. Continue reading Eva Green Reteams With Tim Burton For ‘Dumbo’ at The Playlist.