Jason Reitman's Thank You for Smoking depicts the plight of Nick Naylor (Aaron Eckhart), a propaganda-spouting cigarette industry mogul whose dubious business ethics haunt his tender relationship with his 12-year-old son.
If you loved Night Watch two years ago, you're in for a treat with Night Watch 2. This Russian sci-fi/thriller/fantasy/action flick will surely knock your socks off... if you don't pass out from all the gory blood-stained battles first.
Hopping the pond makes for strange bedfellows. Though the Subways had an early U.S. breakthrough this fall on that great cultural arbiter, The O.C., a February release date has lumped their debut with the latest wave of British musical exports.
The Sunny Side of the Moon: The Best of Richard Cheese
If this is your first listen to Richard Cheese, be forewarned: too much Cheese may result in massive indigestion, and upchuck reflexes may ensue.
Karen Beckman arrived at Penn only one year ago and she is already making waves. She teaches a new class called "Women and Film," which shows "the range of work that women have done -- not just feminist filmmaking -- but work from early cinema done in the 1890s and early 1910s." The class syllabus explores a variety of women directors, from controversial Nazi propaganda filmmaker, Leni Riefenstahl, to avant-garde filmmakers like Maya Deren.