Dig Two Graves is a supernatural thriller that centers on Jake Mather (Samantha Isler), a 13-year-old girl whose brother dies in a drowning accident. When three moonshiners offer to resurrect her brother at the cost of another life, Jake is tempted by this proverbial “deal with the devil” agreement. Ted Levine is Sheriff Waterhouse, [...]
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 [...]
The sci-fi thriller Life centers on a group of astronauts (Jake Gyllenhaal, Ryan Reynolds, Rebecca Ferguson) who make a breakthrough during their research at the International Space Station. Upon finding a new type of organism, the astronauts’ discovery could forever alter life on Earth.
Writer Daphne du Maurier’s tales of haunted pasts, mystery, and romance were adapted to the silver screen for the Alfred Hitchcock films Jamaica Inn and Rebecca. Now the scribe’s book My Cousin Rachel has been made into a movie, with Rachel Weisz playing the lead character.
Directed by Roger Michell (Notting Hill, Hyde [...]
The Zookeeper’s Wife is the true story of Antonina Zabinski (Jessica Chastain), a wife and mother who, along with her husband (Johan Heldenbergh) worked with the Resistance in 1939 Poland. The couple used their zoo to shelter hundreds of displaced Jews during the Warsaw Uprising. The project is based on Diane Ackerman’s book of the [...]
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 [...]
Director/writer Richard Kelly’s revered tale Donnie Darko is celebrating its 15th anniversary in full cinematic bloom thanks to Arrow Films, as a 4K restoration of the film premieres March 30 at the Vista in Los Angeles. The picture, headlined by Jake Gyllenhaal, officially opens the following day at the Cinefamily in Los [...]
The Space Between Us, a blend of science fiction and coming of age drama, hits Blu-ray May 16 via Universal Pictures Home Entertainment.
The story centers on Gardner Elliot (Asa Butterfield), a 16-year-old who is the first human born on Mars. [...]
Though Emma Watson’s singing is front and center behind Beauty and the Beast, Dan Stevens (Downton Abbey) had an equally challenging journey for his respective role as the beast. Describing his outfit as a “muscle suit with stilts,” Stevens had created a back story in which the cursed prince was a dancer.
A big part [...]
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 [...]