Trailer: Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans

9 10 2009

The official trailer for Werner Herzog’s Bad Lieutenant is out, and it looks every bit as ridiculous as I hoped it would. This is the role Nicolas Cage was born to play, and may even surpass his performance in the bear punching, women beating classic The Wicker Man. Eric was worried that the tagline made him, “imagine Nicolas Cage walking around his house alone with handcuffs on,” but after this trailer anything is possible. When you’ve made Xzibit look like the normal one, you’ve done your job sir. Bravo.

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Poster: Bad Lieutenant Port of Call New Orleans

4 09 2009

Bad Lieutenant clip has released the new poster for Bad Lieutenant Port of Call New Orleans and I am getting some terrible Ghost Rider vibes. Wener Herzog is a great director and all, but if casting Nic Cage wasn’t worrying enough, the poster makes it seem as though they aren’t even going to try. Check out the full size poster after the jump (sorry about the watermark) Read the rest of this entry »

Lineup Announced for the Venice Film Festival

30 07 2009

Venice FF

The lineup for this year’s Venice Film Festival has been announced, with 23 films from around the world vying for top honors: The Golden Lion. Below I have outlined the American films that will be screened, some in competition, some not. Check them out after the jump.

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