Variety Studio ACTORS ON ACTORS Online Series Debuts For 2016 Awards Season (VIDEOS)

It's Oscar time again, and Hollywood trade publication Variety has another season of their Actors on Actors series to go with it. Better and more interesting than the fluff you get on late night, these conversations are artists talking about their art as well as the life of working in the business. The setup is simple but the [...]

Wes Anderson Made A Christmas Movie, and It’s Under 4 Minutes (VIDEO)

Oh Christmas twee, oh Christmas twee. If any cinematic auteur should add a feature length Christmas movie to his canon, it should be (without question or debate!) that singular stylist Wes Anderson. Until that blessed day comes, retailer H&M has gifted us the next best thing: a Wes Anderson Christmas Short. Although it ends up being nothing more than [...]

RULES DON’T APPLY (Movie Review)

**1/2 out of **** Rated PG-13 (for sexual material, brief strong language, thematic elements, and drug references) Released: November 23, 2016 Runtime: 126 minutes Director: Warren Beatty Starring: Lily Collins, Alden Ehrenreich, Warren Beatty, Matthew Broderick, Annette Bening, Martin Sheen, Candice Bergen Available to rent through Amazon Video or buy on Blu-ray and DVD. Proceeds from purchases made through these links go to support this [...]

ALLIED (Movie Review)

** out of **** Rated R (for violence, sexuality/nudity, strong language, and brief drug use) Released: November 23, 2016 Runtime: 124 minutes Director: Robert Zemeckis Starring: Brad Pitt, Marion Cotillard, Jared Harris, Simon McBurney, Lizzy Caplan Available to rent through Amazon Video or buy on Blu-ray, DVD, and 4K. Proceeds from purchases made through these links go to support this blog. What a waste [...]

Scorsese’s SILENCE Trailer Screams Oscar Front-Runner (VIDEO/POSTER)

https://youtu.be/IqrgxZLd_gE For the second December in a row, Adam Driver co-stars in the movie I want to see the most. Based on the novel about two 17th Century Jesuit missionaries that go on a search for their mentor who's gone missing in Japan (where Christianity is outlawed and persecuted), Silence is the realization of director Martin [...]

LOVING (Movie Review)

**** out of **** Rated PG-13 (for thematic elements involving racism) Released: November 4, 2016 limited; November 23 wide Runtime: 123 minutes Director: Jeff Nichols Starring: Joel Edgerton, Ruth Negga, Marton Csokas, Nick Kroll, Terri Abney, Alano Miller, Sharon Blackwood, Michael Shannon Available to buy on Blu-ray and DVD. Proceeds from purchases made through these links go to support this blog. Ranked #10 on My [...]