On The Road

Here’s the trailer for the upcoming adaptation of Jack Kerouac’s most famous work, On the Road. This one might be a tough sell with vampire lover Kristen Stewart in the lead but Walter Salles, who also directed Motorcycle Diaries, just might pull it off.

Best of Netflix: Great Soundtracks

Sometimes a good movie can be made even better by a good soundtrack — and sometimes a really bad movie can be redeemed by its music. Here are a few flicks available for your instant viewing (and listening) pleasure that may sound better than they look.

Melancholia Review

Lars Von Trier’s apocalyptic sci-fi drama starring Kirsten Dunst and Charlotte Gainsbourg makes for one of the most fascinating movie experiences of the year.

What Movie Should I Watch This Weekend?

This weekend brings us Clint Eastwood’s J. Edgar, Lars Von Trier’s Melancholia, Tarsem Singh’s Immortals and Darren Lynn Bousman’s rather appropriately titled 11-11-11.

Melancholia

Director Lars von Trier is back to torture us, and this time it’s sort of sci-fi. Two sisters (Gainsbourg and Dunst) find their already strained relationship even more challenged as a mysterious new planet threatens to collide into the Earth.

Best of Netflix: Troubled Marriages

No one can turn love into a battlefield quite like Hollywood. Here are a few films where marriage isn’t so much a contract of mutual compassion but a source of heavy (and we do mean heavy) conflict.