On this week’s CinemAddicts, we cover director Terry George’s The Promise, a superbly done epic about that spotlights the Armenian Genocide from the point of view of an ambitious medical student named Mikael (Oscar Isaac). Charlotte Le Bon is Ana, a woman who bonds with Mikael over their shared Armenian culture, with Christian Bale [...]
With such first rate work as Inside Llewyn Davis and A Most Violent Year, Oscar Isaac has proven he’s a bonafide leading man. He’s front and center once again with The Promise, director Terry George’s epic film that spotlights the Armenian genocide.
Michael Boghosian (Isaac) is determined to study medicine to bring his knowledge back [...]
Director/writer Ido Fluk begins The Ticket in audacious fashion, as we see life through the eyes of James (Dan Stevens), a blind man who, as much as we can glean in several minutes, is a rather happy man. Fluk pulls us in immediately into James’ world through the use of audio and near pitch [...]
Now out on Blu-ra via Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, 100 Streets is an ensemble driven narrative that’s headlined by Idris Elba and Gemma Arterton. Although the indie drama is powered by the star power of its leads, the feature’s most arresting moments come from co-stars Charlie Creed-Miles and Franz Drameh.
Set within one [...]
Dig Two Graves begins on the darkest nights of a backwoods area of a small town, as two lawmen (Ted Levine, Danny Goldring) throw a couple of covered corpses off a cliff and into the unforgiving waters.
Moments later writer/director Hunter Adams takes us to that area, some thirty years later, as 13-year-old Jake Mather [...]
Graphic artist and scribe Daniel Clowes take on the universal tragedy and eccentricities of humanity was best captured years ago in the Terry Zwigoff directed Ghost World, and now Woody Harrelson steps into that universe as the titular character in Wilson.
An oftentimes cranky middle-aged man, Wilson’s (Harrelson) circle is very small now [...]
On this week’s CinemAddicts podcast, we review three movies that are definitely worth watching.
This Beautiful Fantastic centers on a wannabe writer named Bella (Jessica Brown Findlay) who gradually befriends her cantankerous neighbor Alfie (Tom Wilkinson). Threatened with eviction if she doesn’t clean up her cluttered backyard garden, Bella is aided by Alfie, [...]
Logan, inspired by the critically acclaimed graphic novel Old Man Logan, is presumably the last installment of the Wolverine franchise. Hugh Jackman returns as the titular character, but this time out he’s a mutant who’s simply tired of living.
Now a limo driver who uses his money to [...]
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 [...]