On this week’s episode of CinemAddicts, we cover director Gore Verbinski’s (Rango, The Lone Ranger) latest effort A Cure for Wellness and the horror anthology XX.
In A Cure for Wellness, Dane DeHaan is an ambitious executive named Lockhart who’s sent to the Swiss Alps to retrieve the company’s missing CEO. Upon entering the wellness center, [...]
Directed by Ceyda Torun, Kedi is a film that will have a direct appeal to cat lovers. That being said, 79-minute documentary takes an intriguing look at the street cats who roam Istanbul and the people who find themselves inextricably attached to them.
A healthy share of memorable stories are found in Kedi, as we [...]
The Space Between Us begins with NASA’s ambitious mission to colonize Mars. The team’s head astronaut (Janet Montgomery) dies while giving birth on the red planet, and 16 years later Gardner Elliot (Ender Games’ Asa Butterfield) gets the chance to visit Earth to experience life outside of Mars for the first time.
On this week’s CinemAddicts, we review the Oscar nominated documentary I am Not Your Negro. Directed by Raoul Peck and narrated by Samuel L. Jackson, the project centers on the writings of essayist and social commentator James Baldwin. Most of the feature is culled from Remember This House, Baldwin’s unfinished book about his friendship [...]
One look at the Lost In Florence poster and you might have a preconceived notion of the film being a by the book romantic tale featuring a few recognizable names (Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D.’s Brett Dalton, Castle’s Stana Katic).
But with anything worth a measure of import, a closer look is necessary. Thankfully, writer/director Evan Oppenheimer gives [...]
In the glut of Oscar season, the film Lion is getting somewhat overlooked, but it is definitely worth taking the journey along with the film’s central character.
The movie stars Dev Patel as the grown up Saroo, a man who has thrived thanks to an adoptive family in Australia though he just can’t shake the [...]
After receiving raves for delivering the August Wilson play Fences on Broadway, Denzel Washington helps bring it to the big screen, both directing the film and reprising the lead role of Troy Maxson for the movie crowd.
The film is set in the ’50s, and touches on the struggles that Troy has not only in [...]
There is no denying the star power and craftsmanship behind Jackie Chan. The energy and passion to entertain is still evident with his work in Railroad Tigers, and if you’re a Chan aficionado then this movie is must see viewing. Casual fans, however, may have a different take on the matter.
Ma Yuan (Chan) is [...]
On this week’s CinemAddicts, we review Martin Scorsese’s long in development epic Silence and director Theodore Melfi’s (St. Vincent) latest outing Hidden Figures. Along with those two reviews, we also offer up our thoughts on the impending release of Blade Runner 2049, director Ridley Scott’s highly anticipated sequel to Blade Runner. The [...]
It’s the final show of the year on CinemAddicts, and at least one of the films reviewed is a near masterpiece.
Directed by Jim Jarmusch, the subtly evocative Paterson stars Adam Driver as a bus driver who lives and works in Paterson, New Jersey. He’s also named Paterson, and a huge portion of [...]