Now playing in New York and Los Angeles, Maggie’s Plan centers on Maggie Hardin (Greta Gerwig), a New Yorker who wants to have a child of her own. Though she has a sperm donor (Travis Fimmel) in place, her schedule takes a left turn after she falls in love with a married anthropology professor named [...]
On this week’s CinemAddicts, we start off the program with Manhattan Night, an intriguing thriller headlined by Adrien Brody and Yvonne Strahovski.
Based on the novel Manhattan Nocture, the movie centers on Porter Wren, a talented yet tabloid driven journalist who always manages to get to the bottom of a story. A mysterious, [...]
Written and directed by Shane Black (Iron Man 3), The Nice Guys centers on a private dick (Ryan Gosling) and muscle for hire (Russell Crowe) who team up to find a missing girl, only to uncover a huge conspiracy.
Although Crowe loved the nuances of this mystery-comedy upon his first read, he was [...]
It’s episode 19 of the Hollywood Outbreak/Cold Cockle Productions podcast CinemAddicts, and this week we review two films that throw a bit of a supernatural and creepy element to the mix.
First up is The Lobster and it centers on David (Colin Farrell), a lonelyheart who’s recently dumped by his wife. Set in the near [...]
Written and directed by Woody Allen,Café Society centers on Bobby Dorfman (Jesse Eisenberg), a Bronx raised man whose journeys through Los Angeles and back to New York leads to romances with two vastly different women (Kristen Stewart, Blake Lively).
While promoting the film at the Cannes Film Festival, the filmmaker offered up his [...]
This week’s episode of CinemAddicts has us reviewing The Family Fang, a comedy which marks Jason Bateman’s second directing effort. Based on a bestselling novel from Kevin Wilson, the movie centers on siblings Annie and Baxter Fang (Nicole Kidman, Bateman) whose eccentric parents (Christopher Walken, Maryann Plunkett) have devoted their lives to performance art. When [...]
Director Jeremy Saulnier, whose 2013 feature Blue Ruin was met with a healthy share of acclaim, returns with Green Room, a picture which he describes as a “siege thriller.”
The story centers on The Ain’t Rights (Anton Yelchin, Alia Shawkat, Joe Cole, Callum Turner), a struggling punk band that perform at an Oregon [...]
Released this week on Blu-Ray and DVD, Jane Got A Gun (R, 98 minutes) is a Western set in 1871, as mother Jane Hammond (Natalie Portman) is trying to raise a family with her loyal husband Bill (Noah Emmerich).
Unfortunately Bill is saddled with an outlaw past that comes back to haunt him, as he returns [...]
A new episode of the movie review podcast CinemAdddicts is out, and to top things off we cover the latest Marvel release Captain America: Civil War. Though I’ve been a diehard comic book fan since the tender age of 5, I was slightly disappointed by Avengers: Age of Ultron and Iron Man 3. Thankfully Captain [...]
Greta Gerwig stars in writer/director Rebecca Miller’s Maggie’s Plan, a New York set comedy that is a welcome change of pace from her previous work (The Private Lives of Pippa Lee, The Ballad of Jack and Rose). Though Miller’s dramas are arresting in their own right, it’s wonderful to see Miller bring a lighter touch [...]