SNOWDEN (2016)

Directed by Oliver Stone Written by Kieran Fitzgerald (screenplay), Oliver Stone (screenplay) Starring: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Shailene Woodley, Melissa Leo, Tom Wilkinson, Timothy Olyphant, Rhys Ifans This should have been one of those films… Continue reading

NERVE [2016]

Directed by Henry Joost, Ariel Schulman Written by Jeanne Ryan (novel), Jessica Sharzer (screenplay) Starring: Emma Roberts, Dave Franco, Emily Meade Nerve is based in 2020, but it could easily be based in… Continue reading

THE SHALLOWS [2016]

Directed by Jaume Collet-Serra Written by Anthony Jaswinski Starring: Blake Lively, Óscar Jaenada, Angelo Jose This is one of those movies filled with ‘why’ moments, which isn’t necessarily a disaster, but when these… Continue reading

BLOOD FATHER [2016]

Directed by Jean-François Richet Written by Peter Craig (screenplay, novel), Andrea Berloff (screenplay) Starring: Mel Gibson, Erin Moriarty, Diego Luna, Michael Parks, William H. Macy Hey hey!! Mel is back! Not only that,… Continue reading

4:20: SAUSAGE PARTY [2016]

Directed by Greg Tiernan, Conrad Vernon Written by Kyle Hunter (screenplay), Ariel Shaffir (screenplay), Seth Rogen, Evan Goldberg Starring: Seth Rogen, Kristen Wiig, Jonah Hill, Bill Hader, Salma Hayek, Edward Norton, James Franco,… Continue reading

WAR DOGS [2016]

Directed by Todd Phillips Written by Stephen Chin (screenplay), Todd Phillips (screenplay), Jason Smilovic (screenplay), Guy Lawson (based on the Rolling Stone article “Arms and the Dudes”) Starring: Jonah Hill, Miles Teller, Steve… Continue reading

BAD MOMS [2016]

Directed by Jon Lucas, Scott Moore Written by  Jon Lucas, Scott Moore Starring:  Mila Kunis, Kathryn Hahn, Kristen Bell, Christina Applegate, Jada Pinkett Smith It is a good thing that I didn’t read… Continue reading

THE DARK VALLEY (Das finstere Tal) [2014]

Directed by Andreas Prochaska Written by Martin Ambrosch (screenplay), Andreas Prochaska (screenplay), Thomas Willmann (novel) Starring: Sam Riley, Tobias Moretti, Paula Beer This Austrian film played last year at a German film festival,… Continue reading

SUICIDE SQUAD [2016]

Directed by David Ayer Written by David Ayer Starring: Will Smith, Jared Leto, Margot Robbie, Jai Courtney, Jay Hernandez, Cara Delevingne, Viola Davis, Joel Kinnaman For the first time, I have been anticipating the release of… Continue reading

GOLDSTONE [2016]

  Directed by Ivan Sen Written by Ivan Sen Starring: Aaron Pedersen, Jacki Weaver, Kate Beahan, Pei-Pei Cheng, Max Cullen, Alex Russell and David Gulpilil First off, a shout out to Jason King from… Continue reading