There has been talk of a Supporting Oscar nomination push for Sylvester Stallone, and considering Creed goes toe to toe with Cop Land as his finest performance to date, it’s well deserved chatter.
Creed may be the story of how Adonis Johnson (Michael B. Jordan) trains with Rocky Balboa (Stallone) to find his boxing destiny and [...]
Opening December 4, Youth centers on Fred (Michael Caine) and Mick (Harvey Keitel), lifelong friends who are vacationing in a Swiss Alps lodge. Fred is a composer who’s grown weary of conducting symphonies while Mick continues to find inspiration as a filmmaker. During their vacation, the pair meet [...]
One of Empire’s most strongest aspects, along with its talented ensemble, lies in the quality guest stars that take part in the show. Alicia Keys begins her recurring role on FOX’s Empire starting tonight as Sky Summers, a singer who collaborates with Jamal (Jussie Smollett) on the new song “Powerful.”
“(Sky) is an artist,” [...]
Screenwriter Phyllis Nagy’s collaboration with director Todd Haynes in Carol is, as the oft-used phrased goes, a match made in heaven. Based on Patricia Highsmith’s novel The Price of Salt, the 1950s set novel centers on a Manhattan store clerk (Rooney Mara) who is instantly bewitched by Carol (Cate Blanchett), a sophisticated, charming yet unhappily [...]
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Directed with passion and precision by Deniz Gamze Ergüven, Mustang centers on five orphaned sisters (Tugba Sunguroglu, Doga Zeynep Doguslu, Elit Iscan, Ilayda Akdogan, and Gunes Sensoy) who innocently frolic on the beach with their male classmates in Northern Turkey. Their actions have a tragic domino [...]
The Lady In The Van is the true story of Miss Shepherd (Maggie Smith), a woman who lived in a van for 15 years outside the London domicile of writer Alan Bennett (The Madness of King George, The History Boys). Bennett would publish a memoir of those years and would eventually turn his account into [...]
Julia Roberts plays Jess, an FBI investigator on the hunt for the man who murdered her daughter (Zoe Graham) in Secret In Their Eyes. Jess’ colleage Ray (Chiwetel Ejiofor) and Claire (Nicole Kidman), a District Attorney supervisor, aids Jess in the investigation.
The Los Angeles set narrative jumps between two time periods, as Ray has spends [...]
Life, at times, can be a question wrapped inside of a riddle, and it’s an equation that’s obviously part of Edward Nygma’s life. Whether it’s attempting to overcome his past demons or meeting with such fateful people like the Penguin, Nygma is destined to become The Riddler, and it’s a gradual evolution that is appreciated [...]
Hitting theaters December 4, Hitchcock/Truffaut is a documentary which delves into the friendship between directors Alfred Hitchcock and Francois Truffaut. An avid fan of Hitchcock’s body of work, Truffaut was a budding auteur in his own right when he interviewed the Master of Suspense for Hitchock/Truffaut, a widely praised and educational look at how Hitchcock [...]
Opening November 25, Creed may initially be seen as a continuation of the Rocky franchise thanks to the involvement of Sylvester Stallone, but now a generation of fighter has emerged in Adonis Creed (Michael B. Jordan). With the Fruitvale Station pairing of director Ryan Coogler and Jordan for Creed, an entirely new chapter has begun.