Posts in category

Movies


Jason Bateman reunites with the writer/director duo behind 2011’s Horrible Bosses in this comedy about friends whose murder mystery game night turns into a wacky, real life kidnapping. The story is ridiculously bonkers and some of the jokes are eye-rollingly corny, but there are enough genuine belly laughs and clever twists to make it worth …

0 357

PT Barnum’s world famous circus is the framework of this wildly-sanitized, brainless but likable musical, very loosely based on the first half of his life. But this homage to flash over substance hucksterism is no Moulin Rouge. Hugh Jackman, Michelle Williams, Zac Efron and Zendaya all inject loads of earnest enthusiasm into their one-dimensional characters …

0 372

Director Paul Thomas Anderson (There Will Be Blood) reunites with three time Oscar winner Daniel Day-Lewis in this story about a successful, tempestuous fashion designer in 1950s London, whose habit of loving and leaving his inspirational muses is disrupted when he meets Alma, a statuesque waitress whom is as clever as she is beautiful. The …

0 358

In 1971, Katharine Graham and Ben Bradlee, the publisher and the editor of The Washington Post, bravely risked imprisonment and the newspaper’s ruin by printing the Pentagon Papers, a controversial, top secret study of the Vietnam War that revealed the US government had systematically lied to the American public about how poorly it was doing …

0 350

Guillermo del Toro recently picked up a Golden Globe for Best Director for his latest sci-fi/fantasy film – a Beauty and the Beast-style love story, about a mute cleaning woman (Sally Hawkins) who falls in love with, and then rescues, an amphibious humanoid reminiscent of The Creature from the Black Lagoon, from a 1960s Cold …

0 354
Jessica Chastain

Jessica Chastain stars in this biopic of Molly Bloom, the former U.S. freestyle skier who made millions hosting high stakes underground poker matches attended by movie stars, CEOs, pro athletes, billionaires, and later, and apparently unbeknownst to her until her arrest in 2013, the Russian mob. In his movie directing debut, Aaron Sorkin showcases the …

0 378

This historical drama is set in 1940, during the early days of World War II, when Winston Churchill became British Prime Minister just as Nazi Germany already had captured several European countries. Gary Oldman, in a career-defining role, is astounding as Churchill, who, besides the approaching Germans, must battle his own war cabinet, which favors …

0 370

The ‘Blair Witch’ franchise is experiencing a revival with a third sequel. In the film, a group of college students enter the Black Hills Forest in Maryland to see if the disappearance of James’ sister is connected to the Blair Witch. As night falls, the students realize the legend is all too real after they …

0 427

Midnight Special follows a father, Roy, who goes on the run to protect his young son, Alton, a boy with mysterious powers that even Roy himself cannot comprehend. What starts as a race from religious extremists and local law enforcement quickly escalates to a nationwide manhunt involving the highest levels of the Federal Government. Risking …

0 371

Lucasfilm announced that the first film in the new standalone Star Wars stories series, Rogue One, is slated for a December 16, 2016 release. Gareth Edwards (Godzilla, Monsters) is directing Rogue One, which tells the story of resistance fighters who have united to steal plans to the dreaded Death Star.

0 350

Check out the trailer for Quentin Tarantino’s latest film Hateful Eight above. In an interview with Vanity Fair magazine Quentin revealed there will be two different versions of the film. “The roadshow version has an overture and an intermission, and it will be three hours, two minutes. The multiplex version is about six minutes shorter, …

0 372

“Jurassic World” takes place 22 years after the events of “Jurassic Park,” in a fully functional resort on Isla Nublar that sees thousands of visitors a day. The park is finally open. This time around John Hammond’s dream is fully realized, with an island features not only dinosaurs, but resorts, golf courses, restaurants, and nightlife. …

0 393