Michael Winterbottom Reviews, Interviews & More

Sundance 2013: Look of Love - Movie Review

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Award winning director Michael Winterbottom re-teams up with Steve Coogan to tell the story of Paul Raymond the man formally known as "The Richest Man in Britain" for his gentlemen clubs and work in the adult entertainment industry. The story shows us the obstacles he faced along the way to his frowned upon empire in Look of Love. And though Coogan's name leads the...

Tribeca 2011: The Trip Movie Review

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Michael Winterbottom's The Trip may have been the only project I was aware of in advance of the Tribeca Film Festival, although not as a feature film.  I had only known about this project as a marvelous, 6 episode BBC series released last year, starring the brilliant Steve Coogan and the hilarious Rob Brydon.  But this film is not a continuation of the story from...

The Killer Inside Me: Movie Review

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The latest movie from prolific but patchy Michael Winterbottom, The Killer Inside Me, is faithfully adapted from a novel by black-hearted pulp writer Jim Thompson. It features a stand-out performance by Casey Affleck as the cold-blooded psycho of the title, but with walk-outs and angry reactions at Sundance earlier this year (listen to them here), it is already the...

New The Killer Inside Me Trailer and Poster

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The creepiness that is Michael Winterbottom's The Killer Inside Me has been released. The film that turned this year's Sundance Film Festival on its ear (listen to the outrage) is going after general audiences so get ready. The film stars Casey Affleck, Kate Hudson, and Jessica Alba as a trio involved in sex, murder, and more murder.

Official The Killer Inside Me Trailer

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Out of all the films to get trashed at this year's Sundance Film Festival The Killer Inside Me took the cake. The audience's reaction to it was less than stellar (listen to the outrage) and at one point a woman had to be physically removed from the theater because she was shouting her disdain at the top of her lungs. No matter how you feel about the film it's...

The Shock Doctrine Opening Announcement

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A lot of jewels have come out of the Sundance Film Festival, and one of them is a documentary from directors Michael Winterbottom and Mat Whitecross. This year, Winterbottom's name has become synonymous with the controversy surrounding his feature film, The Killer Inside Me, but we're talking about his other film, The Shock...

Michael Winterbottom Defends The Killer Inside Me

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A few days ago we told you about the jaw dropping response to Michael Winterbottom's latest film, The Killer Inside Me. When it debuted at the Sundance Film Festival it received little fan fare and was condemned as being a misogynistic piece of crap. The director must have gotten tired of hearing all the complaints about his film because he's released a very public...

Sundance 2010: The Crowd Turns on The Killer Inside Me - Listen Now

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Last night after the premiere of Michael Winterbottom's film, The Killer Inside Me starring Casey Affleck, Kate Hudson and Jessica Alba, the director, producers and some of the actors walked out onto the stage and before anyone could ask a question an angry audience member decided to tell them "the film was so violent that she couldn't believe it was accepted into...