From left: Cillian Murphy, Robert De Niro. (Photos by Getty Images, Nostromo Pictures)
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Should you see it?
The best is still to come from writer/director Cortes, but Red Lights offers strong performances and a compelling if somewhat muddled story.
Writer/director Rodrigo Cortes deserves credit for his ambitious story set in the world of paranormal activity and parapsychology. While not exactly an awards-caliber film, Red Lights is an original, offering a much...Read Full Story
From left: Cillian Murphy, Rodrigo Cortes. (Photos by Getty Images, Nostromo Pictures)
Irishman Cillian Murphy has taken on some memorable roles that have made him one of the most interesting (and probably underrated) actors out there. His new film, a collaboration with Buried director Rodrigo Cortes, is no less singular. We were lucky enough to sit down with the two artists at the St. Regis in San Francisco to discuss their upcoming film, Red Lights, set to be released July 13th. The...Read Full Story
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Story: Birmingham, 1919. Thomas Shelby is a war veteran, and head of feared gang, the Peaky Blinders, who make money from illegal betting, protection and the black market. However, when Tommy comes into possession of a crate of guns from the local arms factory, the government is alarmed and the stakes for the gang are raised dangerously high.
BRITISH GANGSTER mythology usually...Read Full Story
Tears before bedtimeWhat movie unexpectedly made you cry? Which film quotes do you use on a regular basis without even realise you're quoting anything? How much did Grand Theft Auto V really earn in its first day on sale? The Empire Podcast team answer all these questions and more, also finding the time to interview Luke Treadaway and Matthew Lewis for their British indie, The Rise, and Cillian Murphy, in honour of his BBC series Peaky Blinders.On the reviewing table are Diana, R.I.P.D. and...Read Full Story
by Sherry Lipp
Robert De Niro, Sigourney Weaver, and Cillian Murphy, all together in a film about paranormal activity, is a promising notion. Unfortunately Rodrigo Cortés’ Red Lights is pretty much an incoherent disaster. While the film gets off to a decent start, offering up some intriguing ideas about the paranormal, its attempts at becoming a thriller spiral the story out of control. Red Lights seems to build mystery simply by leaving out big chunks of the plot. The film becomes...Read Full Story
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