If you’re a fan of Bill Paxton’s work in such hard-boiled narratives like One False Move and A Simple Plan, then Mean Dreams is right up your alley.
Paxton plays Wayne Caraway, a corrupt police officer who understandably wants his business dealings to remain top secret. When his Casey (Sophie Nélisse) gets involved with her [...]
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 [...]
Zombie apocalypse movies are a dime a dozen, but the new film The Girl With All The Gifts puts an innovative spin on the well worn genre.
Set in the near future, a young girl named Melanie (Sennia Nanua) has a special bond with a nurturing teacher named Miss Justineau (Gemma Arterton). They both live [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
If you’re in the mood for a modern day film noir, Detour may be your cup of tea. The project centers on Harper (Tye Sheridan), a law student who believes his stepfather (Stephen Moyer) is cheating on his mother. Harper also thinks the stepdad’s car accident, which placed his mom in a coma, is after [...]
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 [...]