SUBURBICON (Movie Review)

*** out of **** Rated R (for violence, strong language, and some sexuality) Released: October 27, 2017 Runtime: 105 minutes Director: George Clooney Starring: Matt Damon, Julianne Moore, Oscar Isaac, Noah Jupe Available to rent through Amazon Video or buy on Blu-ray and DVD. Proceeds from purchases made through these links go to support this blog. George Clooney is an interesting filmmaker, attracted to very [...]

NETFLIX AND KILL: The Real Victims Of Their Day-And-Date Strategy (ANALYSIS)

The Hollywood studios aren’t the ones who need to worry. Neither are the multiplexes. The threat that Netflix poses to the movie industry, with their streaming exclusive releases of Awards Season-style hopefuls, is to the independent movie houses that cater to discerning cinephiles. To the art house theaters that actually care about film as an [...]

Rian Johnson “Makes His Mark” On Set Of THE LAST JEDI (VIDEO)

https://youtu.be/WcIfbdfZRDQ A generation grew up playing with Star Wars toys and figures. So did Rian Johnson. Now, in this new behind-the-scenes look, the writer/director of Episode VIII shares how he's able to play like that once again, but on an epic scale. This video is another fun tease for what's to come, and the backdrop [...]

Trailer For PHANTOM THREAD Previews Final Screen Role By Daniel Day-Lewis (VIDEO/POSTER)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xNsiQMeSvMk I'll drink this milkshake. Daniel Day-Lewis collaborates one more time with his There Will Be Blood auteur Paul Thomas Anderson in Phantom Thread, a film set in the London fashion world of the 1950s. This will also be, according to Day-Lewis, the final screen performance for the 3-time Academy Award winning actor. He's previously [...]

LUCKY (Movie Review)

*1/2 out of **** Not Rated (for adults only) (for strong language, smoking, drug use) Released:  September 29, 2017 limited; October 20 expands Runtime: 88 minutes Director: John Caroll Lynch Starring: Harry Dean Stanton, Ron Livingston, Ed Begley Jr., Barry Shabaka Henley, Beth Grant, James Darren, Yvonne Huff, David Lynch An actor’s showcase that doesn’t give its actor [...]

ONLY THE BRAVE (Movie Review)

  *** out of **** Rated PG-13 (for thematic content, some sexual references, language, peril, and drug material) Released:  October 20, 2017 Runtime: 133 minutes Director: Joseph Kosinski Starring: Josh Brolin, Miles Teller, Jennifer Connelly, Jeff Bridges, James Badge Dale, Taylor Kitsch Available to rent through Amazon Video or buy on Blu-ray and DVD. Proceeds from purchases made through these links go to support [...]