WIND RIVER (Movie Review)

*** out of **** Rated R (for strong violence, a rape, disturbing images, and strong language) Released:  August 18, 2017 Runtime: 107 minutes Director: Taylor Sheridan Starring: Jeremy Renner, Elizabeth Olsen, Graham Greene, Julia Jones, Gil Birmingham, Kelsey Asbille, Jon Bernthal As a screenwriter, Taylor Sheridan tells crime stories that are set in ethnic and lower-class spheres, each [...]

Poignant Roadtrip Of Laughs & Grief in Richard Linkater’s LAST FLAG FLYING Trailer (VIDEO) Richard Linklater is a slice-of-life filmmaker, each movie an intimate American story. His Oscar-nominated Boyhood may have been his most ambitious effort (though some would argue his Before Trilogy is even more so), yet even his broad comedies all have a sincere, reflective, even gentle subtext. Linklater's latest is Last Flag Flying. Although he broaches [...]

Idyllic Midwest Gets Bloody In Latest Clooney/ Damon / Coens SUBURBICON Trailer The white picket fence of the 1950s gets some blood on it, as does Matt Damon's white pressed dress shirt, in the latest trailer for Suburbicon, the dark comedy crime thriller from director George Clooney and co-writers Joel & Ethan Coen. It's clear that Clooney, who remains strictly behind the camera for this effort, [...]

LOGAN LUCKY (Movie Review)

**1/2 out of **** Rated PG-13 (for language and some crude comments) Released:  August 18, 2017 Runtime: 119 minutes Director: Steven Soderbergh Starring: Channing Tatum, Adam Driver, Daniel Craig, Riley Keough, Katie Holmes, Katherine Waterston, Seth MacFarlane, Hilary Swank, Jack Quaid, Brian Gleeson, Farrah Mackenzie Available to rent through Amazon Video or buy on Blu-ray, DVD, and 4K. Proceeds from purchases made through these [...]

BRIGSBY BEAR (Movie Review)

*** out of **** Rated PG-13 (for thematic elements, language, brief sexuality, drug material, and teen partying) Released:  August 18, 2017 Runtime: 100 minutes Director: Dave McCary Starring: Kyle Mooney, Jorge Lendeborg Jr., Mark Hamill, Greg Kinnear, Matt Walsh, Michaela Watkins, Ryan Simpkins, Alexa Demie, Claire Danes, Beck Bennett This isn’t your typical transition from small screen to [...]