One of The Witch’s many assets lies in director Robert Eggers’ singular vision of 17th century New England. Banished by their church and forced to live in a remote area on the outskirts of a forest, William (Ralph Ineson) and his family must now fend for themselves. Though they grow crops and raise animals on [...]
Director Ramin Bahrani’s latest work, 99 Homes, was released last year to critical acclaim, with Michael Shannon and Andrew Garfield receiving heaps of praise for their respective performances. Now out on Blu-ray and DVD, the film centers on Dennis Nash (Garfield), an unemployed single father who’s kicked out of his residence after [...]
On this week’s episode of CinemAddicts we review Deadpool and the Michael Moore directed documentary Where To Invade Next. Both films are opening nationwide this Friday, and although Deadpool is scoring astronomically high on Rotten Tomatoes, Where To Invade Next is also holding its own anticipation wise.
With Deadpool around the corner, the red suit wearing “merc with the mouth” (Ryan Reynolds) is understandably getting most of the Marvel attention. The Super Bowl TV spot for Captain America: Civil War is giving Deadpool a run for its money, as pitting superheroes against each other, with both sides believing they are supporting the [...]
Marvel Avengers Academy, a just released free to play title available on the App Store and Google Play, has gamers tasked with building and running the Avengers Academy. Under this setting, players will encounter super heroes and villains when they were students developing their superpowers. Through combat training and performing various student centered missions (attending [...]
Released this week on Blu-ray and DVD, The Last Witch Hunter features Vin Diesel as Kaulder, an immortal warrior who is making sure the uneasy peace between humans and witches remains. When the Queen Witch (Julie Engelbrecht) returns to obliterate humankind, it’s up to Kaulder to stop her [...]
Jake Gyllenhaal has starred in a slew of films the past several years (Prisoners, Enemy, Nightcrawler, Southpaw, Everest), and now he’s teamed with Wild director Jean-Marc Vallée with Demolition.
The story centers on Davis Mitchell (Gyllenhaal), an investment banker still reeling over his wife’s death. [...]
Helen Mirren teams with director Gavin Hood (Ender’s Game) in Eye in the Sky, a top notch thriller about a military officer (Mirren) who’s tasked with capturing terrorists in Kenya. The operation is a joint collaboration with UK and American forces, with Colonel Katherine Powell (Helen Mirren) and American pilot Steve Watts (Aaron Paul) [...]
Episode five of CinemAddicts is now up on iTunes, and during this week we cover the Coen Brothers comedy Hail, Caesar!, Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, and the thriller Misconduct.
My Blu-ray pick of the week is the taut and inspired thriller The Gift, which marks the directorial [...]
With superhero and animated franchises serving as the king of the cinematic kingdom, big budget thrillers have gone the way of the dodo bird, and one would assume an Al Pacino and Anthony Hopkins thriller would have had a much bigger release in the 1990s.
But living in the past can be a bad thing, [...]