What Do You Think? – Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit Trailer

There are certain famous people whose significance I struggle to explain. If you were unfamiliar with Shakespearian Theatre and were to ask me who Kenneth Branagh is, it feels under-served to just say he played a role in Harry Potter or directed “Thor” or does both in this movie: “Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit”. If you…

Melissa Leo is …

Melissa Leo is such an excellent actress I’ve only ever been able to tell who she was after checking a movie’s IMDB profile.

“Well That’s That” ‘Captain Phillips’ Review

It has been awhile since I’ve encountered a film so critically rich like for Paul Greengrass’ new film “Captain Phillips”, which returns Tom Hanks to the meatier type of roles he was known for in the 90’s. It is easily his best role since Cast Away, and he pulls together a great performance for this…

What did you think? Need For Speed: Official Trailer

And another video game rolls in. As a fan of both mediums I am cautiously optimistic for this title as the trailer surprisingly has some style to it (generic looking title card aside). Its well cut and sound mixed, doesn’t give too much away, good music choice. Most importantly It has momentum! As far as…

The Efficient Procedural; Prisoners Review

Director: Dennis Villeneuve (Incendies, Polytechnique) Writer: Aaron Guzkowski (Contraband) Cinematographer: Roger Deakins (Skyfall) Studio: Warner Bros. Pictures Production Budget: $46 million Release Date: Friday, September 20th, 2013 Running Time: 2 hours and 26 minutes Starring: Jake Gyllenhaal, Hugh Jackman, Terrence Howard, Viola Davis, Maria Bello, Paul Dano, and Melissa Leo Plot: Two children go missing…