Something always felt a bit out of place for me in Martin Scorsese’s brilliant “The King of Comedy”, just released on Blu-ray for the first time. I couldn’t put my finger on it but chalked it up to it being thematically ahead of its time in its investigation of the cult of personality that defines modern entertainment.
The Bank Job
CHICAGO – As this year of heist films set in London continues (“The Bank Job” was last month), “Flawless” does adhere to the rules of successful application of this genre.
Set in 1960, there is the fabulous treasure: the icy gems within the vault of the London Diamond Corporation. There are the greedy corporation men to stick it to once the loot is plundered.
CHICAGO – Done properly, the classic heist or caper film is a welcomed genre of suspense-filled locations, stereotyped experts and the big cash payoff. Based in speculative part on the true story of a robbery in a vital London safety deposit vault, “The Bank Job” adds the spice of political intrigue as an underlying factor to the actual crime.
CHICAGO – Free advance-screening movie passes. No catch. Just click the link and RSVP.
This week, we have passes for “Honeydripper,” “Be Kind Rewind,” “Penelope,” “Stop-Loss,” “Semi-Pro,” “Vantage Point,” “The Bank Job” and “10,000 B.C.”. These passes go quickly, so if you’re interested in a particular film, snag your free ticket now!
Free Advance-Screening Passes For ‘Harold & Kumar,’ ‘Stop-Loss,’ ‘The Bank Job,’ ‘Vantage Point,’ ‘Semi-Pro’Submitted by HollywoodChicago.com on February 13, 2008 - 2:19am
CHICAGO – Free advance-screening movie passes. No catch. Just click the link and RSVP. This is our largest list yet! Through our relationship with FilmMetro.com, we’re offering 41 free screenings for 11 films from Feb. 13 through Feb. 28.
This week, we have the most updated passes for “Step Up 2 the Streets,” “Penelope,” “Jumper,” “In Bruges,” “Harold & Kumar Escape From Guantanamo Bay,” “Be Kind Rewind,” “Honeydripper,” “Stop-Loss,” “Semi-Pro,” “Vantage Point” and “The Bank Job”. These passes go quickly, so if you’re interested in a particular film, snag your free ticket now!