Directed by Tom McCarthy Written by Josh Singer, Tom McCarthy Starring: Mark Ruffalo, Michael Keaton, Rachel McAdams , Liev Schreiber, John Slattery, Brian d’Arcy James, Stanley Tucci I grew up going to a Catholic school. In my second (or third) year, the principal of… Continue Reading “SPOTLIGHT ”
Directed by Adam McKay Written by Charles Randolph (screenplay), Adam McKay (screenplay), Michael Lewis (book) Starring: Christian Bale, Steve Carell, Ryan Gosling, Brad Pitt, Finn Wittrock, John Magaro, I’m not a fan of Adam McKay’s writing, in a comedic sense. His comedies such as… Continue Reading “THE BIG SHORT ”
Directed by S. Craig Zahler Written by S. Craig Zahler Starring: Kurt Russell, Patrick Wilson, Matthew Fox, Richard Jenkins, David Arquette A horror/western you say? This was something I had to see for myself, and if I am honest it is my favourite of the… Continue Reading “BONE TOMAHAWK ”
Directed by Duke Johnson and Charlie Kaufman Written by Charlie Kaufman Starring: David Thewlis, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Tom Noonan Anomalisa is a strange, beautiful, and at times surreal experience from the man behind such mind benders as Being John Malkovich and Eternal Sunshine For… Continue Reading “ANOMALISA ”
Directed by Judd Apatow Written by Amy Schumer Starring: Amy Schumer, Bill Hader, Brie Larson, Colin Quinn, John Cena, Tilda Swinton When this movie was released I couldn’t find a negative view on it. I’m sure they were/are out there, but from what I… Continue Reading “TRAINWRECK ”
Directed by Pete Docter, Ronnie Del Carmen Written by Pete Docter, Ronnie Del Carmen, Meg LeFauve, Josh Cooley Starring: Amy Poehler, Bill Hader, Lewis Black, Phyllis Smith, Mindy Kaling, Kaitlyn Dias, Richard Kind Now I know Pixar make quality films for the most part anyway, but I have… Continue Reading “INSIDE OUT ”
Directed and Written by Quentin Tarantino Starring: Samuel L. Jackson, Kurt Russell, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Walton Goggins, Demián Bichir, Michael Madsen, Bruce Dern, Tim Roth Since he rocked the film world with Reservoir Dogs, Quentin Tarantino has consistently carved out a unique position for… Continue Reading “THE HATEFUL EIGHT ”
Directed by Ramin Bahrani Written by Amir Naderi, Bahareh Azimi, Ramin Bahrani Starring: Andrew Garfield, Michael Shannon, Laura Dern Thanks to some cracking acting from both Michael Shannon and Andrew Garfield, a very well written and observational script, and a simple but effective screenplay,… Continue Reading “99 HOMES ”
Directed by: Alejandro González Iñárritu Written by: Mark L. Smith (screenplay), Alejandro González Iñárritu (screenplay), Michael Punke (novel) Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hardy, Domhnall Gleeson, Will Poulter I loved Birdman when I first saw it, but the more times I watched it, the more it… Continue Reading “THE REVENANT ”
Directed by Kyle Patrick Alvarez , Written by Tim Talbott Starring: Ezra Miller, Tye Sheridan, Billy Crudup I’ll always remember this experiment as it fascinated me endlessly in grade 12 psychology. During the summer holidays at Standford University, a makeshift prison was created within… Continue Reading “THE STANFORD PRISON EXPERIMENT ”
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