4 hrs ago
Movies: 'Get On Up' opens, and other new, recent films reviewed
The story of James Brown's journey from extreme poverty to fame as the godfather of soul.
8 hrs ago
Review: Sci-fi thriller 'I Origins' has merit - until the credits roll
The thesis of Mike Cahill's new film I Origins - that reincarnated souls can be identified through iris biometrics, or high-tech eye scans - is certainly no more outlandish than the premise of Another Earth , Cahill's 2011 entry into the world of sci-fi philosophizing.
Tue Jul 29, 2014
Cracking the Code with - I Origins' Director Mike Cahill
For fans of the current wave of independent filmmaking, there's a certain romantic curiosity surrounding the power-trio of Brit Marling, Zal Batmanglij and Mike Cahill.
Watch: Exclusive 'I Origins' Featurette + Details on a Potential Sequel
After seeing the film at Sundance earlier this year, we hosted our own screening of Mike Cahill 's sci-fi drama I Origins starring Michael Pitt , Astrid BergA s-Frisbey & Brit Marling, and the film is now playing in theaters for you to see immediately.
Sat Jul 26, 2014
'I Origins' Movie Review
In Mike Cahill movies, bad things happen to good people, and other good people are guilt-ridden as a result.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
Seattle Gay News
A conversation with Mike Cahill, director of I Origins
He is aided by his assistant Karen while at the same time is engaged in a passionate love affair with free-spirited model Sofi , his relationships with both women shaping and molding his life in increasingly unforeseen directions.
MovieBob - Intermission: I Origins Is Irreducibly Irritating
I sat down to talk with Mike Cahill and Michael Pitt of I Origins to get to the bottom of this sci-fi flick.
Film Friday: A Most Wanted Man, Alive Inside, The Privileged and more
A Most Wanted Man plays out John le Carr's tangled tale of surveillance and counter-intelligence with elegance and grace.
Movies: - And So It Goes' reviewed, and other new, recent films July 25
It will only take about five minutes for you to figure out precisely where this thoroughly artificial retirement-age romance is going as it plods along its deeply rutted path.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Brief movie reviews: 'I Origins,' 'Siddharth,' 'Cannibal' and 'Living Is Easy with Eyes Closed'
Michael Pitt stars as a celebrated scientist, and Brit Marling plays his new lab student in “I Origins.” Would a world-renowned molecular biologist devote his life to disproving a logical fallacy? In "I Origins," Michael Pitt plays Ian, a celebrated scientist seeking proof that the mammalian eye is not evidence of divine design but a ... (more)
Wed Jul 23, 2014
The Victoria Advocate
Flix: 'I Origins' an intelligent, beautifully shot film
OPENS Friday in Houston at the Sundance Cinema, Edwards Grand Palace and Cinemark Tinseltown 22 in The Woodlands.
Michael Pitt and Mike Cahill on science vs. faith in sci-fi flick “I Origins”
When Michael Pitt first heard the elaborate science-fiction tale that would become "I Origins," he was so captivated he believed it was a true story.
The disappointing "I Origins" should've been satirical
If I Origins was a satire about the modern creep of hipster condescension into every faux-thoughtful, appropriated cinematic aphorism it could find, it would be a masterwork.
The Georgia Straight
I Origins lacks focus
Michael Pitt is a grad-student scientist and Brit Marling is his tomboyish new lab assistant in writer-director Mike Cahill's awkwardly titled I Origins.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Red Eye Chicago
Michael Pitt and Mike Cahill talk 'I Origins'
Ryan Gosling and Michael Pitt co-starred as brilliant, disturbed teenagers in 2002's "Murder by Numbers."
Review: 'I Origins', a Dazzling Look at Faith through the Lens of Science
NOTE: This is a reprint of my review from the Sundance Film Festival. I Origins is in theaters now in limited release, expanding on July 25th.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
The Victoria Advocate
I ORIGINS Michael Pitt, Brit Marling, Astrid Berges-Frisbey, Steven Yeun, Archie Panjabi, Cara Seymour, Kashish Directed by Mike Cahill "The eyes are the windows to the soul."
Sun Jul 20, 2014
Fox crosses $3b in worldwide box office grosses
Over the last decade, major Hollywood studios have hurried to build a fleet of franchise films, push them into international waters and bet that the export to distant shores will return the fresh riches of eager moviegoers who don't mind dubbed-over voices scattered amid triumphant, digital action scenes.
Specialty B.O.: 'Boyhood's' Big Shoulders Continue To Dominate In Second Week
Boyhood continued to muscle into the Specialty Box Office in its second frame amid an expansion, even while the weekend's newcomers showed mixed numbers.
Sat Jul 19, 2014
Anchorage Daily News
'I Origins' gives the trope of 'Don't play God' a fresh twist
"Thou shalt not play God" is one of the oldest tropes in drama. "I Origins" gives it a fresh twist.