November 27, 2013   Categories: HomefrontLeave a Comment

I never thought I’d see the day when Winona Ryder would steal a movie right out from under Jason Statham and James Franco, but we live in interesting times. Homefront, scripted by Sylvester Stallone (or should that be “Academy Award–winning screenwriter Sylvester Stallone”?) and directed by Gary Fleder, is a thoroughly boilerplate bayou actioner, with one notable feature. It’s got good villains – nasty, delirious, stupid villains, among them Franco and Ryder – and for that it’s almost worth seeing. Almost.

(…)Broker’s attempts to start a new life and keep a low profile unravel when his daughter gets picked on at school and winds up demonstrating some of the moves dad taught her. Soon enough, Broker is all a-tangle with the bully’s family, which includes Gator (Franco), a meth dealer who wants to expand his operation beyond the confines of this hillbilly backwater, and Gator’s angry biker-groupie girlfriend, Sheryl (Ryder). They’re the couple from hell, but they have dimension. Gator has a certain white-trash snottiness – early on, we see him chasing away teenage tweakers and scoffing at the low quality of their product. But it’s Sheryl that we’re truly fascinated by. A pissy, beautiful harridan who seems to know the right thing to do but is incapable of ever doing it, she obviously hates the idea of having to consort with bikers and meth heads, but tolerates it if it gets her what she wants. But what does she actually want? How did she wind up here? Who is this woman? Unfortunately, the film shows no interest in answering these questions; I’m not even entirely sure what happened to her at the end.

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November 27, 2013   Categories: Articles , Homefront2 Comments

Sure, Winona Ryder has a movie to promote — “Homefront,” starring Jason Statham — but she’d much rather talk about Lou Reed, if that’s OK. “I was supposed to see [the movie], but then Lou Reed died and I had to go to his memorial. And you know, I just haven’t been able to. But I usually see something before talking about it,” Ryder says with a laugh. ”And it’s also my first, like, this kind of movie.”

I’m still a bit broken up about Lou Reed, actually.
Yeah, I know. I am, too. It’s weird, isn’t it? I know he was 71, but I just didn’t expect it. I did not know him well. I had to follow him at Allen Ginsberg’s [memorial], giving eulogies. It’s like the scariest thing, following Lou Reed. But he was Lou Reed, you know?

Well, he was such a huge presence.
Last night, I was at a party for a movie that a friend of mine did, and there were these… “younger people.” (laughs) They’re talking about music, and it was like they didn’t know that he was in the Velvet Underground, they didn’t know anything about him. And they play music. I was like, “Walk on the Wild Side?” “Sweet Jane?” Like, the big ones, and they didn’t know them. It’s just crushing, you know? I actually played it on my phone for them.

November 24, 2013   Categories: ProjectsLeave a Comment

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I was surprised today with this link to a japanese TV advertising which seems to be a documentary to be aired next November 26th at 9am (local time).

In a very bad translation from me, the program called “The Future of Spaceship Earth” will talk about the nuclear accident caused by the great East Japan Earthquake last year, and how people can environment the energy to take a better care of the planet.

On the page you can watch a 2 min video with an interview, and also an introduction to the program. Unfortunately it can’t be embed or downloaded (with sound), but I did a few screen captures. Check in our gallery, and go to www.nhk.or.jp/spaceshipearth in order to see the video.

November 22, 2013   Categories: Homefront , InterviewLeave a Comment

So, finally, some video from Homefront premiere in Las Vegas. Entertainment Tonight interviewed the stars at the red carpet. Winona appears on 1:40 mark.

November 21, 2013   Categories: Homefront , PhotosLeave a Comment

A new batch, HQ sized this time, of Homefront press conference pictures has been added in our gallery. A HUGE thanks to Marica, who kindly donated it to us.

Please remember to give us a link back when reposting, since the pictures was donated to our site. Thanks!

November 21, 2013   Categories: Homefront , PhotosLeave a Comment

The ‘Homefront’ World Premiere took place last night on Planet Hollywood in Las Vegas, and Winona attended it with the whole cast. Check pictures:

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The Iceman
2013 | Deborah Pellicotti | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A stellar cast with Michael Shannon, Winona Ryder, Ray Liotta, Chris Evans, David Schwimmer star this biopic based on the life of professional mob hitman Richard "The Iceman" Kuklinski
Directed by: Ariel Vromen | On DVD
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Homefront
2014 | Sheryl Mott | Action, Thriller
With a script of Sylvester Stallone, Winona joins Jason Stathan and James Franco to tell the story of a former DEA agent that moves his family to a quiet town, where he soon tangles with a local meth druglord.
Directed by: Gary Fleder | On DVD
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Turks & Caicos
2014 | Melanie Fall | Drama, Mystery
Second part of 'Worricker Trilogy'.Johnny Worricker has walked out of his job at M15, going to the airport apparently to choose his destination at random. But his presence on the obscure islands of Turks and Caicos brings him a new problem: he is being forced by the CIA to deal with a group of ambiguous Americans who are on the islands for high-level conference on the world financial crisis.
Directed by: David Hare | Airin on BBC2
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