Expect lots of guns, lots of cocaine, lots of seventies threads, and lots of great music.Read more "Miles Ahead"
Aaron Sorkin’s screenplay is somewhat akin to a medieval morality play, with an Everyman figure confronted with the sins and temptations of his life, personified by various characters taking turns to condemn him.Read more "Oscars 2016: Steve Jobs"
Another feel-good slice of petit bourgeois apple pie, filled with boisterous, larger-than-life characters with poor fashion sense, and it’s just about as conservative as a Frank Capra filmRead more "Oscars 2016: Joy"
The story of legendary athlete Jesse Owens gets the Hollywood treatment in Race (see, the title is a pun.) Owens made history in 1936 by- oh, spoiler alert – winning four gold medals at the Berlin Olympics. Of course, he had to overcome a lot of adversity both in Berlin (them Nazi boys didn’t care so […]Read more "Race"
Based on the trailer, this looks to be yet another of David O. Russell’s loose, shaggy period dramas about the American Dream.Read more "Joy (trailer review)"
By Niall McArdle Biographies generally make for great movies. Some people’s life stories have drama, triumph, torment,and tragedy, and if their lives happen to coincide with capital ‘H’ History, so much the better. Here are some biopics headed our way in the coming months. The Imitation Game: Brilliant, Gay English Mathematician The Theory of Everything: […]Read more "Brilliant Biopics"