Category Archive: Must Watch!

SILENCE [2016]

Directed by Martin Scorsese Written by Jay Cocks (screenplay), Martin Scorsese (screenplay), Shûsaku Endô (based on the novel by) Starring: Andrew Garfield, Adam Driver, Liam Neeson, Tadanobu Asano, Yôsuke Kubozuka After the rampant… Continue reading

ELLE [2016]

Directed by: Paul Verhoeven Written by: Philippe Djian (based on the novel by), David Birke (screenplay) Starring: Isabelle Huppert, Laurent Lafitte, Anne Consigny, Charles Berling An extremely unique spin on films involving rape,… Continue reading

I, DANIEL BLAKE [2016]

Directed by Ken Loach Written by Paul Laverty (screenplay) Starring: Dave Johns, Hayley Squires, Sharon Percy This incredibly poignant film, while commenting on the UK welfare system specifically, surely will touch most Western… Continue reading

ONE MORE TIME WITH FEELING [2016]

Directed by Andrew Dominik Starring: Nick Cave, Warren Ellis, Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds Awkwardly paced at times but brilliantly shot in black and white (using a 3D black and white camera,… Continue reading

HELL OR HIGH WATER [2016]

Directed by David Mackenzie Written by Taylor Sheridan (screenplay) Starring: Dale Dickey, Ben Foster, Chris Pine, Jeff Bridges, Gil Birmingham Shout out to Tom over at digitalshortbread for putting this on my radar… Continue reading

NOCTURNAL ANIMALS [2016]

Directed by Tom Ford Written by Tom Ford (screenplay), Austin Wright (novel “Tony and Susan”) Starring: Amy Adams, Jake Gyllenhaal, Michael Shannon Given his background, director Tom Ford’s second film is surprising in… Continue reading

ARRIVAL [2016]

Directed by Denis Villeneuve Written by Eric Heisserer (screenplauy), Ted Chiang (based on the story “Story of Your Life”) Starring: Amy Adams, Jeremy Renner, Forest Whitaker Denis Villeneuve continues to show his skill… Continue reading

HALLOWEEN IS HERE!: DON’T BREATHE [2016]

Directed by Fede Alvarez Written by Fede Alvarez, Rodo Sayagues Starring: Stephen Lang, Jane Levy, Dylan Minnette, Daniel Zovatto, Emma Bercovici Following the first scene, which is a risky move as it shows… Continue reading

THE NEON DEMON [2016]

Directed by Nicolas Winding Refn Written by Nicolas Winding Refn (story), Mary Laws (screenplay), Polly Stenham (screenplay) Starring: Elle Fanning, Christina Hendricks, Keanu Reeves, Karl Glusman, Bella Heathcote, Abbey Lee, Jena Malone Expect… Continue reading

LIFE, ANIMATED

Directed by Roger Ross Williams Written by Ron Suskind (based on the book by) Starring: Jonathan Freeman, Gilbert Gottfried, Alan Rosenblatt, Owen Suskind, Ron Suskind Life Animated is a simple documentary about a… Continue reading