Based on the Jesse Andrews novel, Me and Earl and The Dying Girl scooped up the Grand Jury Prize and the Audience Award at the Sundance Film Festival. The picture, which centers on Greg (Project X’s Thomas Mann) a high school senior who begrudgingly befriends a cancer stricken classmate (Olivia Cooke), features memorable performances from [...]
Deliver Us From Evil starts off with three U.S. Marines encountering a terrifying presence at an Iraqi desert palm grove before cutting to present day life in New York. To be specific, it’s the Bronx, and Sergeant Ralph Sarchie (Eric Bana) is a dedicated officer who’s deeply affected by the shattered lives he encounters on [...]
Out on Blu-ray Combo pack and digital on July 1, The Lunchbox centers on a lonely accountant (Irrfan Khan) who exchanges notes to a frustrated housewife (Nimrat Kaur) amidst the hectic city life of Mumbai. Their correspondence begins over an error in the usually efficient lunchbox delivery system (the woman’s daily lunch was initially [...]
Amidst the summer studio fare, The Signal (PG-13, 97 minutes, Focus Features) is a first rate sci-fi tale that shouldn’t get lost among the big boys. Directed by talented visualist William Eubank (Love), The Signal centers on three college friends (Maleficent’s Brenton Thwaites, Bates Motel’s Olivia Cooke, Super 8’s Beau Knapp) whose lives are [...]
The first thing you’ll probably notice from Black Out is its supremely derivative nature. If you’ve had your fill of those manic, Guy Ritchie directed crime flicks of yesteryear, then this movie may not be your cup of tea.
But really, how many innovative genres exist in cinema? Whether it’s a Western, a hard [...]
If you’ve seen JCVD or such underrated actions flicks as Sudden Death and , you know that Jean-Claude Van Damme doesn’t mind hamming it up. He gets to chew his share of scenery (and I mean that in a good way) in director Peter Hyams’ rousing action flick Enemies Closer.
Van Damme, who previous worked [...]
Andrew Dice Clay plays a blue collar guy who gets his lotto winnings swindled by his former sister-in-law’s husband (Alec Baldwin) in Blue Jasmine. Cate Blanchett plays the titular character, a New York City socialite who thumbs her nose down at her sister (Sally Hawkins) and Dice Clay’s character.
Directed by Woody Allen, [...]
Man of Steel is a huge success all over the world. Audiences seem to love the retelling of Superman. But one thing missing from the film is a good music score. In the original 1978 Superman movie, a major character in the film (that was seen but not heard), was the score to the movie, [...]
Evil Dead, the remake of the cult Sam Raimi film, debuted at the #1 spot at the box-office taking in $26 million. With an estimated budget of $17 million, the picture should turn in a solid profit for Sony Pictures.
G.I. Joe: Retaliation had a solid weekend with a $21.1 million finish, [...]
Director Brian Helgeland is one of those rare screenwriters who have also cultivated a solid directing career. Back in the 1970s it was Paul Schrader, best known for his Taxi Driver script, who was leading the scribes turned directors charge, and it’s great to see screenwriter Shane Black (Lethal Weapon, The Last Boy Scout, [...]