Netflix's Giri/Haji, Japanese for "duty/Shame", is a cop thriller with a lot on its mind. It's not just a crime thriller, but a quirky, dream-like exploration of family ties, guilt and duty. It's about a Japanese cop (Takehiro Hara) who trails his Yakuza brother (Yosuke Kubozuka) to London for committing a murder there that sparks […]
According to Indiewire Brad Pitt's Plan B production company and Netflix will co-produce and fund Snowpiercer director Bong Joon-ho's next film Okja. The project is described as a monster movie, but little else is known. Previously, the director said the film is about "a warm friendship between a country girl and a brute with stories" […]
The Decoy Bride stars David Tennant, Kelly MacDonald and Alice Eve and has been released on DVD across the UK today. Of particular note to fans of British comedy is that the screenplay is by Sally Phillips, sometime "girl who smelt of spam" and alum of Smack the Pony, I'm Alan Partridge and, more recently, […]
Ahead of the new trailer for Pixar's Brave, which will be released tomorrow, there's a preview piece and new image online. The picture could be bigger and clearer, and I'll have to update if I find a better version, but here's what we have now: So that's Queen Elinor, King Fergus, Princess Merida and triplet […]
Here she is, in all her glory – the heroine of Pixar's first female-led narrative, the Scotland-set folktale, Brave. This is the Princess Merida, as voiced by Kelly MacDonald. Disney Pixar France also provided this wider-framed version of the image. And here's a concept art rendition of much the same thing: If you recall, the […]
Disney put this in an e-mail. I put it on the internet. Your job is to put it in your heart. Deal? Anyway, look: she has a face in this one. Awesome.
Reese Witherspoon is out, and Kelly MacDonald is in. That's not copy for a celeb magazine's Hot or Not "thermometer of the week", it's the casting news on Pixar's upcoming folk-tale, Brave. And it's not the first big switcheroo the film has seen, either. The project swapped directors last year, with Brenda Chapman leaving and […]