We shot the movie in Serbia, Montenegro, Romania and Prague. It stars Adrien Brody, Rachel Weisz, Mark Ruffalo, Rinko Kikuchi, Robbie Coltrane, Maximillian Schell, a one-legged cat and one drunk camel. In theaters May 15th in New York and LA, and May 29th everywhere.
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Hated “The Royal Tennenbaums?” CHECK!
Is dismissive of 30s screwball comedy? CHECK!
Calls the pleasures of magic shows and con man movies “fatuous”? CHECK!
Ladies and gentlemen, THE BROTHERS BLOOM has found its kryptonite in the Christian Science Monitor’s Peter Rainer!
And he’s really wishing we would get off his lawn…
Big thanks to Jeff Goldsmith for a terrific q&a at our screening in Kansas City.
This is one of the very best film shows out there, if you’re not turned onto it yet I’m thrilled to do the turning. This show includes a very thoughtful review by Adam and Matty, plus an interview and a top 5 con men movies.
Ironically, this is probably the most sarcastic review I’ve yet read.
Seriously, I can not recommend this movie enough.*
*Translation: I won’t stop recommending it, so either get used to it, or go see it."
— Alexis Hyde, hydeordie