New Photos For Tarantino’s ONCE UPON A TIME IN HOLLYWOOD Show Tinseltown Swank (IMAGES)

I'm hip to this jive. Sony Pictures has released more images (below) for Once Upon A Time In Hollywood; they follow the initial Pitt-DiCaprio debut photo. It's the ninth feature-length film from writer/director Quentin Tarantino, and his first without now-shamed (and indicted) producer Harvey Weinstein. Details of the plot are still vague, other than the [...]

THE BAD AND THE BEAUTIFUL Podcast: Episode 17 – TOP 10 of 2018, GLASS, & More (PODCAST)

Episode 17 - THE BAD AND THE BEAUTIFUL: Conversations On Cinema Top 10 Lists, 10 to 6, @ 1:11 Glass, @ 22:17 Burning, @ 33:45 Top 10 Lists, 5 to 1, @ 37:57 Outro, @ 01:02:23 On this first episode for 2019 of The Bad and the Beautiful, Charles and Jeff reveal their choices [...]

Trailer For Soderbergh’s HIGH FLYING BIRD Is A Slam Dunk For iPhone-Shot Movies (VIDEO) I often hear or read fans of Steven Soderbergh -- ones who genuinely love his movies but also love the aesthetic of film and/or high-end digital cameras -- ask why he keeps shooting on an iPhone. There's a disatisfaction rooted in that question and, to be frank, it's one I share. But the answer is abundantly, [...]


Big surprises and big snubs, all in really big categories. That's what defined the nominations for the 91st annual Academy Awards. Leading the pack with 10 nominations was (unsurprisingly) the period piece / acting showcase / dark satire The Favourite and director Alfonso Cuarón's personal passion project Roma. To get to 10, Cuarón's Mexican-language film set in [...]

Producers Guild Chooses GREEN BOOK In Oscar Race Stunner (AWARDS 2018)

And Film Twitter just lost its ever-flippin' mind. In the year of Black Panther, BlacKkKlansman, and If Beale Street Could Talk, the Producers Guild of America - the Hollywood union that's an annual precursor for Best Picture contenders and winners - chose the year's most controversial film, Green Book, as the best. The PGA presented [...]

BURNING (Movie Review)

** out of **** Rated R (for strong language, sexual content, nudity, and violence) Released: November 9, 2018 limited; expands through December & January Runtime: 148 minutes Directed by: Lee Chang-dong Starring: Yoo Ah-in, Jeon Jong-seo, Steven Yeun, Kim Soo-Kyung My review of Burning, for The Tulsa Voice. The latest film from South Korean director Lee Chang-dong has [...]