Later, as he sat on the balcony eating the dog, Doctor Robert Laing reflected on the unusual events that had taken place within this huge apartment building during the previous three months.
It’s a hell of a thing, remaking a famous movie.
Nothing I could say to introduce this will really help, except maybe “don’t watch this around kids you’re trying to potty train.” Otherwise. Well yes. Here you go, the trailer […]
In light of what I’ve been saying lately about movie marketing and why it matters, I bring your attention to this newly released trailer for Steve McQueen‘s 12 Years a Slave. […]
There has been a lot said lately about the state of modern cinema. Steven Soderbergh, Steven Spielberg, George Lucas, and even Gore Verbinski have come out, heads all scratchy, to wonder […]
We have a proud tradition here at Stand By For Mind Control. When our far-flung East Coast correspondent MC Frontalot returns to California, the land of his birth, we celebrate his […]
There are times, usually every summer movie season, right about now, when one begins to lose hope for the future of film, when one’s brain begins to feel as if […]
Ben Wheatley has made three movies prior to this one, Down Terrace, which I haven’t seen, Kill List, a reasonably compelling story of two hit men that gets weirder and […]
Great news, everyone, the kind of news that keeps us going in these hard times, the kind that gets our juices flowing, the kind that promises that Jesus himself will […]
You can feel it. Gravity. Such a simple thing. No giant robots. No superheroes. No zombies or serial killers or high-concept plot twists that involve head-scratchingly inane alternate-universe worlds. Just […]
Honestly, we only have ourselves to blame. People talk about the decline of Western civilization and here is the proof. Nothing, absolutely nothing, could be worse than these two films. […]
Watching this trailer it’s awfully sad to think Steven Soderbergh won’t be directing any more movies. Matt Damon and Michael Douglas will be starring in more of them, but will […]
It is our present fate that every movie we once loved will soon be remade into something bland, unimaginative, and, in a tiny way we wouldn’t even notice save for […]
You know what we haven’t done in a while? If you answered “bathe in the blood of innocent capybaras,” you’d be right, but sort of weird. That’s because what I’m […]