THE SALVATION [2014]

Directed by Kristian Levring, Written by Anders Thomas Jensen and Kristian Levring Starring: Mads Mikkelsen, Eva Green, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Eric Cantona, Mikael Persbrandt, Jonathan Pryce “A Danish western you say? Mads Mikkelsen… Continue reading

INTERSTELLAR [2014]

Directed by Christopher Nolan, Written by Jonathan Nolan and Christopher Nolan Starring: Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway, Jessica Chastain, Michael Caine, John Lithgow I have never liked Christopher Nolan a whole lot. Memento was… Continue reading

A WALK AMONG THE TOMBSTONES [2014]

Directed by Scott Frank, Written by Scott Frank (screenplay), Lawrence Block (novel)   Starring: Liam Neeson, Dan Stevens, David Harbour, Adam David Thompson I must admit, while I am obviously aware of him,… Continue reading

FORCE MAJEURE (Turist) [2014]

Directed by Ruben Östlund Wriiten by Ruben Östlund Starring: Johannes Kuhnke, Lisa Loven Kongsli Never before has a movie left me so profoundly confused as the end credits rolled. Perhaps it is the… Continue reading

THE BABADOOK [2014]

Directed and Written by Jennifer Kent Essie Davis, Noah Wiseman, Daniel Henshall, Tim Purcell Aaaaaand finally, please put your hands together to give a big welcome to yet another Australian, high quality movie… Continue reading

TWO DAYS, ONE NIGHT (Deux jours, une nuit) [2014]

Directed and Written by Jean-Pierre Dardenne and Luc Dardenne Starring: Marion Cotillard, Fabrizio Rongione Depression is a bitch. I should know, I was wallowing in that pool of sticky tar for many, many… Continue reading

THE DOUBLE [2014] –REVISITED–

Directed by Richard Ayoade, Written By Richard Ayoade (Screenplay), Fyodor Dostoyevsky (novel). Starring: Jesse Eisenberg, Mia Wasikowska, Wallace Shawn The Double. What a great freaking film. I am of the firm belief that… Continue reading

A MOST WANTED MAN [2014]

Directed by Anton Corbijn, Written by Andrew Bovell (screenplay), John le Carré (novel) Starring: Phillip Seymour Hoffman (RIP), Grigoriy Dobrygin, , Daniel Brühl and Nina Hoss. I will forever remember the late, great… Continue reading

JERSEY BOYS [2014]

Directed by Clint Eastwood, Written by Marshall Brickman (screenplay), Rick Elice (screenplay) Starring: John Lloyd Young, Erich Bergen, Michael Lomenda, Erich Bergen and Christopher Walken Boy did I fumble the pass on this one.… Continue reading

THE IMMIGRANT [2013]

 Directed by James Gray, Written by James Gray, Richard Menello Starring Marion Cotillard, Joaquin Phoenix, Jeremy Renner I am somewhat surprised that this is screening as often as it is now. Four times… Continue reading