When any person remotely familiar with the art of filmmaking hears the name “Quentin Tarantino,” there are a number of ideas that might come to mind. Whether it is the unparalleled mastery of explicit dialogue, the bizarre concentration on highly stylized, yet unrelentingly brutal violence, or the love for non-linear narrative structure and chronology, film […]Read More Documentary “QT8: The First Eight” sparkles with the same energy as its subject.
I have a soft spot for dumb action movies, but only when they know what they are supposed to be. Unfortunately, “Angel has Fallen” does not hit the mark. I laughed when I was not supposed to, predicted every plot beat with ease, and found myself impatiently awaiting the film’s conclusion. Sure, a couple of […]Read More Angel has Fallen – This Franchise has Fallen as Well
Director: Michael Dougherty Writers: Michael Dougherty, Zach Shields, and Max Borenstein Producers: Yoshimitsu Banno, Shirit Bradley, Alex Garcia, Jon Jashni, Cliff Lanning, Roy Lee, Dan Lin, Ali Mendes, Richard Mirisch, Kenji Okuhira, Maricel Pagulayan, Mary Parent, Brian Rogers, Zach Shields, Thomas Tull, Barry H. Waldman Starring: Kyle Chandler, Vera Farmiga, Millie Bobby Brown, Ken Watanabe, Ziyi […]Read More Godzilla is King of the Monsters, but this Movie is the Runt of the MonsterVerse
Director: Olivia Wilde Writers: Susanna Fogel, Emily Halpern, Sarah Haskins, and Katie Silberman Producers: Chelsea Barnard, David Distnfeld, Jessica Elbaum, Megan Ellison, Will Ferrell, Nancy Kirhoffer, Jillian Longnecker, Adam McKay, Scott Robertson, Alex G. Scott, and Katie Silberman. Starring: Kaitlyn Dever, Beanie Feldstein, Jessica Williams, Jason Sudeikis, Lisa Kudrow, Will Forte, Victoria Ruesga, Mason Gooding, […]Read More Booksmart – Uproariously Heartfelt
Director: Mary Harron Writer: Guinevere Turner *Adapted from Karlene Faith’s book “The Long Prison Journey of Leslie Van Houten: Life Beyond the Cult.” Also adapted from Ed Sanders’ book “The Family.” Producers: Paige Barnett, Dana Guerin, Michael Guerin, David Hillary, Matthew Rhodes, Cindi Rice, Jeremy M. Rosen, John Frank Rosenblum, Ed Sanders, and Guinevere Turner —————————————————————————————————————————————- Simply […]Read More Charlie Says – The Story of the Manson Family Women