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Telluride Review: Jonathan Glazer's 'Under The Skin' Starring Scarlett Johansson

  • By Chris Willman
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  • August 30, 2013 4:40 PM
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Under The Skin
If you’re a random male pedestrian and a gal who looks like Scarlett Johansson ever pulls up and offers to take you to her place for a quickie, the logical thing to do would be run like hell, since this could only be either a sting or a sign of the apocalypse, no matter how good looking a fellow you are. But lust trumps logic as Johansson lures a bevy of bros to their doom in “Under the Skin,” which screened Friday night at the Telluride Film Festival.

New Images From 'Under The Skin,' 'Nebraska' & More Movies Headed To Telluride

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • August 28, 2013 6:05 PM
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Under The Skin
Yeah, we know, it's a bit ridiculous. Day one has just closed on the Venice Film Festival, Telluride kicks off in a couple days and by this time next week, the first 24 hours in TIFF will be nearing an end. It's that time of year, a bonanza of movie related goodness, and aren't you just glad it's not TV Spot #9 for some blockbuster movie you already forgot about? Long story short, there's a whole bunch of stuff headed to Colorado and with it some new images to go with it.

Telluride 2013 Lineup Includes Jason Reitman's 'Labor Day,' Alfonso Cuaron's 'Gravity' & Much More

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • August 28, 2013 10:16 AM
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Telluride 2013 Lineup 'Labor Day'  'Gravity'
The Venice Film Festival kicked off today, but for those of you choosing to head to Colorado instead of Italy, the organizers at the Telluride Film Festival have unveiled their slate for 2013. And as usual, it's a mix of selections from both Cannes and Venice, along with a couple of premieres and some interesting curiosities.

The 10 Most Anticipated Films Of The 2013 Venice Film Festival

  • By Oliver Lyttelton
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  • August 26, 2013 1:01 PM
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If you look at the release schedule for the next couple of weeks, it's clear that we're entering the late August/early September slow season. Half-formed young adult adaptations, thrillers that star Ethan Hawke because Nicolas Cage was unavailable, 3D boyband concert movies and a Riddick sequel, with only "The World's End" and "You're Next" to save the day.

Micachu From U.K. Band Micachu & The Shapes, Scoring Jonathan Glazer's 'Under The Skin'

  • By Oliver Lyttelton
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  • August 14, 2013 10:16 AM
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With festival season fast approaching, undoubtedly one of our most anticipated films is "Under The Skin." The long-in-the-works project, an adaptation of a novel by Michel Faber ("The Crimson Petal and White"), marks the return to feature filmmaking by commercials/promo wizard Jonathan Glazer, who made a storming debut with the excellent "Sexy Beast," and followed it up with the even better, much undervalued "Birth."

New Films From Terry Gilliam, Hayao Miyazaki, David Gordon Green & Jonathan Glazer Top 70th Venice Film Festival Line-Up

  • By Oliver Lyttelton
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  • July 25, 2013 5:52 AM
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After a weighty first announcement for this year's TIFF earlier in the week, eyes turned across the Atlantic this morning to the reveal of the line-up for the 70th Venice Film Festival, which precedes Toronto by about a week. We already knew the festival was opening with Alfonso Cuaron's hotly-anticipated 3D space adventure "Gravity," and an educated guess at the line-up could be made from looking at which films among the TIFF announcement weren't world premieres, but the official roster was revealed at a press conference in Rome this morning, and it's once more, a doozy.

TIFF 2013: '12 Years A Slave,' 'Prisoners,' 'Gravity,' 'Under The Skin,' 'Labor Day' & Much, Much More Coming To Toronto

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • July 23, 2013 10:33 AM
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Tuxedos are being rented, red carpets shampooed and cleaned and the city of Toronto bracing itself as this year's Toronto International Film Festival is now just over a month away. And this morning, organizers have dropped the first wave of titles coming to Canada, and it looks like cinephiles will be in for a big treat this year.

Jonathan Glazer's 'Under The Skin' Starring Scarlett Johansson Undergoes Reshoots

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • October 23, 2012 5:19 PM
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As the festival season wore on in 2012, one movie we kept hoping would pop up at Venice, Telluride, Toronto, London or Rome, was Jonathan Glazer's long awaited "Under The Skin." The film shot last year, and has been in post-production even since and we figured it might cross the finish line soon, but it appears there is still more work to be done on the movie.

First Official Image Of Scarlett Johansson In Jonathan Glazer's 'Under The Skin'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • May 11, 2012 9:23 AM
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One film we've been keeping an eye on, and hoping it will pop up somewhere on the 2012 calendar, is Jonathan Glazer's long awaited third film (his first in eight long years) "Under The Skin," starring Scarlett Johansson. On paper, it seems like a straight genre piece or a "Species" remake, with the adaptation of Michael Faber's novel telling the story of a manhunting alien disguised as a sexy woman who preys on human flesh. Well, the good news is two fold. Cineuropa has tweeted that the film is officially in post-production in London after shooting last fall, and they've included the first official image from the movie.

Scarlett Johansson Says Jonathan Glazer's 'Under The Skin' Is Much More Than Just A Science-Fiction Film

  • By Edward Davis
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  • May 3, 2012 4:17 PM
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With the 2012 release date schedule pretty much nailed in, give or take a few films, our eyes start to wander to the horizon. Some of this was discussed in one of our recent features where we asked; are any of these dozen or so films going to arrive in 2012?

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