‘Brothers’ poster debuts

Posted by · 10:35 am · July 10th, 2009

I mentioned last week that I wasn’t entirely sold on the trailer for Jim Sheridan’s remake of the Susanne Bier drama “Brothers,” which played a little too shrill and on-the-nose for my liking. I have no such issues, however, with this superb poster: elegant, unusual and one of the few one-sheets I’ve seen lately that […]

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‘Brothers’ trailer

Posted by · 12:03 pm · July 3rd, 2009

As someone who was never particularly taken with Susanne Bier’s popular 2004 melodrama “Brothers” — I find Bier’s work too patly earnest to repay real emotional investment — I approach Jim Sheridan’s long-delayed remake with a measure of caution. Judging from this just-released trailer, it seems to hew very close to the original, with added […]

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10/2 Oscarweb Round-up

Posted by · 5:02 am · October 2nd, 2008

• Jeffrey Wells reports that Jim Sheridan’s “Brothers” has been pushed to 2009. [Hollywood Elsewhere] • Patrick Goldstein hypothesizes that the year-end Oscar glut is detrimental to quality films and, in a round about way, that studios should forgo the Oscar spending.  Gasp! [The Big Picture] • David Poland apparently missed the qualifier “largely” in […]

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POLL: Which recently off-his-game director do you expect to hit paydirt this Oscar season?

Posted by · 2:14 pm · August 4th, 2008

It’s been a couple of weeks since we introduced a new sidebar poll — tons going on, apologies. But suffice it to say, “The Dark Knight” beat out eight other highly regarded comic book films to be the readers’ choice for best all-time in the genre. No shock there, though it took more votes than […]

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