TIM’S VERMEER [2013]

Directed By Teller, Written By Penn Jillette, Teller Starring: Tim Jenison, Martin Mull, Penn Jillette, Teller Teller, from the duo Penn & Teller and their 8-season TV show BULLSHIT!, has decided to get… Continue reading

THE DROP [2014]

Directed by Michaël R. Roskam, Written by Dennis Lehane (screenplay and short story “Animal Rescue”) Starring: Tom Hardy, Noomi Rapace, James Gandolfini, Matthias Schoenaerts,   Don’t let the cute little puppy fool you.… Continue reading

WINTER SLEEP [2014]

Directed by Nuri Bilge Ceylan, Written by Ebru Ceylan, Nuri Bilge Ceylan and Anton Chekhov (short stories) Starring: Haluk Bilginer, Melisa Sözen, Demet Akbag, Serhat Mustafa Kiliç, Nejat Isler At over three hours,… Continue reading

OUT OF THE FURNACE [2013] –MORE FROM THE ARCHIVES–

Directed by Scott Cooper, Written by Brad Ingelsby and Scott Cooper Starring: Christian Bale, Casey Affleck, Woody Harrelson, Zoe Saldana, Forest Whitaker and Willem Dafoe  A simple but compelling revenge plot, you know what… Continue reading

JIMMY P. [2013]

  Directed by Arnaud Desplechin, Written by Arnaud Desplechin, Sherman Alexie (verses from “Tribal Ceremony”)  Starring: Benicio Del Toro, Mathieu Amalric, Gina McKee, Michelle Thrush This one is slightly reminiscent of A Dangerous Method, but… Continue reading

AMERICAN HUSTLE [2013] –FUTHER INTO THE ARCHIVES–

Directed by David O. Russell, written by Eric Warren Singer, David O. Russell Starring: Christian Bale, Amy Adams, Bradley Cooper, Jeremy Renner, Jennifer Lawrence, Louis C.K. and Robert De Niro I don’t get… Continue reading

GRAVITY [2013] –DIGGING FROM THE ARCHIVES–

Directed by Alfonso Cuaró, written by Alfonso Cuarón and  Jonás Cuarón Starring George Clooney and Sandra Bullock When I first read about this movie, I laughed. Sandra Bullock and George Clooney in space. A… Continue reading

SUNSET AT YANKALILLA

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DEAD SNOW 2: RED VS DEAD [2014]

Director: Tommy Wirkola Starring Vegar Hoel, Ørjan Gamst, Martin Starr, Jocelyn DeBoer, Stig Frode Henriksen, Hallvard Holmen This is truly one of the most absurd, bizarre and hilarious ‘horror’ movies I have ever… Continue reading

NIGHTCRAWLER [2014]

Directed and written by Dan Gilroy Starring: Jake Gyllenhaal, Rene Russo, Bill Paxton Despite knowing almost nothing about it, I have been looking forward to seeing this flick for a good half-a-year. The… Continue reading