Tag Archive: film

Movie Review: ‘Hell or High Water’

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Directed by: David Mackenzie Starring: Chris Pine, Ben Foster, and Jeff Bridges Plot: A Texas Ranger chases a couple of bank robbing brothers. Review: I honestly didn’t think much of this movie when I first saw… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘Don’t Think Twice’

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Directed by: Mike Birbiglia Starring:Mike Birbiglia, Keegan Michael Key, and Gillian Jacobs Plot: Members of a New York based improv troupe struggle to cope when one of their members leaves to be on a popular… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘Imperium’

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Directed by: Daniel Ragusis Starring: Daniel Radcliffe, Toni Collette, and Sam Trammell Plot: A young FBI agent goes undercover to infiltrate a white separatist movement.  Review: Imperium, first and foremost, will be remembered for being the… Continue reading

‘Jumping the Shark’, ‘Fridging the Girlfriend’ and 8 Other Pop Culture Idioms Explained

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When lurking around the internet and talking about movies, TV shows, comics and the like there are some odd terms that get thrown about by trendy folks who like to sound clever (like… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘Cell’

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Directed by: Tod Williams Starring: John Cusack and Samuel L. Jackson Plot: A cell phone signal turns users into zombies Review: The idea of a Stephen King book being made into a movie starring John Cusack… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘Special Correspondents’

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Directed by: Ricky Gervais Starring: Eric Bana, Ricky Gervais, and Vera Farmiga Plot: When 2 reporters lose their plane tickets and passports on the way to the airport, they set up across the street from their… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘The Invitation’

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Directed by: Karyn Kusama Starring: Logan Marshall-Green, Michiel Huisman, and Tammy Blanchard Plot: At a dinner party, a man starts to suspect his ex-wife and her new husband have ulterior motives Review: Will (Logan Marshall-Green) is… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘Mr. Right’

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Directed by: Paco Cabezas Starring: Sam Rockwell, Anna Kendrick, and Tim Roth Plot: A young woman falls for a man who turns out to be a hitman. Review: I am a big fan of Sam Rockwell.… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘Midnight Special’

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Directed by: Jeff Nichols Starring:  Michael Shannon, Kirsten Dunst, Joel Edgerton, and Jaeden Lieberher Plot: A man and his super-powered son evade government agents and religious zealots. Review: Jeff Nichols is one of the most… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘Hail Caesar’

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Directed by: Joel and Ethan Coen Starring: Josh Brolin, George Clooney, and Ralph Fiennes Plot: A studio problem solver goes into crisis mode when the superstar lead of his newest tentpole picture goes missing. Review: A… Continue reading