Tag Archive: Michael Shannon

Casting Call: ‘The Dark Knight Returns’

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In 1986 Frank Miller’s graphic novel, The Dark Knight Returns revolutionized the Batman mythos. Commercially and critically successful, the comic revitalized the character of Batman. Gone was the campy cartoonish rendition of Batman… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘The Shape of Water’

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Review:  In 1962 Cold War America, mute janitor Elisa Esposito (Sally Hawkins) leads a quiet but lonely life working at Occam Aerospace Research Center in Baltimore, Maryland.  Only her daily interactions with gay… Continue reading

Casting Call: The Adult Losers Club in the ‘IT’ Sequel

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*WARNING BOOK AND MINI-SERIES SPOILERS AHEAD*   Man I can’t seem to get off (that’s what she said!) the topic of the IT film lately.  Or should I say the first IT film… Continue reading

This Year’s Oscar Snubs And Surprises And 5 Reasons Why The Academy Awards Piss Me Off

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Well it’s that time of year again for the movie industry:  awards season.  BAFTA, the Golden Globes, the SAG Awards, and even The People’s Choice Awards.  And of course the most prominent one: … Continue reading

Movie Review: ’99 Homes’

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Plot:  Set circa 2010 during the real estate bubble, 99 Homes follows the story of Dennis Nash (Andrew Garfield) and his family.  A recently unemployed construction worker, Nash is evicted from his home despite… Continue reading