June 1, 2009
RT on DVD: Defiance, Revolutionary Road, and Snakes on a Submarine
This week on DVD catch up on a few big flicks you might have missed in theaters, including an Oscar-nominated suburban period piece by Sam Mendes (Revolutionary Road, starring Kate Winslet and Leonardo DiCaprio), a real-life tale of WWII heroism (Defiance, starring Daniel Craig and Liev Schreiber), and a sprawling look at dating and relationships in the age of Facebook (He's Just Not That Into You). If TV's your thing, pick up the latest seasons of your favorite shows (Weeds Season 4, Prison Break Season 4). And if you dare to go direct-to-DVD, plenty of titles await (Spring Breakdown, Anaconda 4, Direct Contact, Silent Venom).
January 15, 2009
Critics Consensus: Paul Blart: Mall Cop Isn't Arresting
This week at the movies, we've got a guard with insecurity (Paul Blart: Mall Cop, starring Kevin James); pampered pooches (Hotel for Dogs, starring Emma Roberts and Jake T. Austin); a crazed killer (My Bloody Valentine 3D, starring Jensen Ackles and Jaime King); Brooklyn's finest (Notorious, starring Jamal Woolard and Angela Bassett); and wartime heroics (Defiance, starring Daniel Craig and Liev Schreiber). What do the critics have to say?
January 13, 2009
RT Interview: Defiance Director Edward Zwick on His Favorite Films, Rejecting Auteur Theory, and More
RT goes in-depth with filmmaker Ed Zwick (Glory, Blood Diamond) in a botched attempt to reveal his favorite films. Instead, we get a much deeper look at Zwick's filmmaking philosophy, his proclivity for conflicted heroes, his reluctance to call himself an auteur and his 12-year journey bringing his latest film, the resistance fighting drama Defiance, from its roots in WWII history to the silver screen. Find out why the director compares himself to a 17th century poet and more after the jump.
January 8, 2009
RT Interview: Jamie Bell talks Defiance and Dance
Jamie Bell tap-danced his way into the national consciousness with his breakthrough performance in Billy Elliot nine years ago. Since then he has worked with heavyweight screen luminaries such as Peter Jackson, Clint Eastwood, and now Ed Zwick, director of his latest film, the WWII epic Defiance. RT spoke to the young actor about working with 007, his hopes for the future, and whether he'd ever consider slipping back into his tap shoes for the big screen.
December 30, 2008
Paramount Firms Up 2009 Schedule
From "Defiance" to "The Lovely Bones," Paramount's 2009 schedule is lined up -- and thanks to ComingSoon, you can look at the whole kit & caboodle in one post.
December 8, 2008
Daniel Craig Talks Bond 23
"Quantum of Solace" just rolled into theaters a couple of weeks ago, but that didn't stop Daniel Craig from talking about the next installment in the franchise during a promotional appearance for "Defiance."
October 10, 2008
Trailer Bulletin: Defiance
The trailer for Daniel Craig and Liev Schreiber's World War II drama "Defiance" has been released, and Variety's got the exclusive.