Time Out Chicago’s Hank Sartin joined Eight Forty-Eight to review director Roman Polanski’s star-studded film adaptation of the comedic drama, Carnage. Plus, the Disney classic Beauty and the Beast has received a 3D makeover.
This week, Eight Forty-Eight reviewed two films with very different views of American life in the early 21st century.Martha Marcy May Marlene is set in rural upstate New York and Connecticut and involves a tug of war between different family situations.The o
Captain Kirk and Spock have had one, and so have all three of the Musketeers. And though it may not like to admit it, so has that shape-shifting alien creature The Thing. Yes, they're all film face-lifts.
As the famous line goes, “The past is a foreign country, they do things differently there.” Two recent films both confirm and challenge that claim. Beginners is the new film from Mike Mills about a young man in mourning for his father’s death and late life change in sexual orientation.
Filmmaker Judd Apatow has a knack for making pretty much anything funny. A 40-Year-Old Virgin, an unexpected pregnancy in Knocked Up. Now he’s lent his name, as producer, to the hilarity that ensues when you’re a member of a wedding party.