under the skin
Say whatever else you want to about 2014, here's one thing I know for sure. It had 365 days. And since new movies opened on screens across the USA on a great many of those days, I feel compelled to consider the year in films.
Would you be enticed by Scarlett Johansson even if you knew you were going to die? Would you be able to resist those sensual lips, even if you knew she was an alien who would destroy you?
Let it be noted, in case you had any doubt, that this confirms Jim Freund's status as a fighter on the side of the angels.
"An alien in human form is on a journey through Scotland." This tagline, together with a trailer full of enigmatic images, grand cinematography, and a handful of eerie lines of dialogue were the most I knew about Jonathan Glazer's Under the Skin before watching it. I'm glad I didn't read any more.
Scarlett Johansson is a highly recognizable actress in normal circumstances, but take her to Scotland and put her in a short
Maybe it's because the studio movies at this time of year are so universally dreadful, but I find myself drawn to the smaller films that bite and snarl and generally have bad manners: Bad Words, The Raid 2 and, this week, Dom Hemingway.
If you were able to watch a new movie every two hours all day from 8 a.m. through midnight for the entire 10-day run of the festival, you would still only be able to see a little more than half of the movies the festival has to offer.
Jaws surely dropped when Scarlett Johansson hit the red carpet at the Venice International Film Festival Tuesday.
Johansson looked gorgeous in a curve-hugging, off-the-shoulder Versace gown that conjured up feelings of Old Hollywood glamour
Here's the simple plot description for "Under The Skin" on IMDb: "An alien in human form is on a journey through Scotland