Name that Actress: Andrea Riseborough

I first noticed her in Oblivion (2013). I didn’t immediately think she was as attractive as Olga Kurylenko (Tom Cruise’s other love interest). Then I saw her make that ridiculous face while pointing in the trailer for The Death of Stalin (2017). After I noticed she was Emma Stone’s hair dresser in Battle of the…

Aaron Sorkin Turns ‘Molly’s Game’ into the Cinemax Version of His Work

On paper, a match between Molly Bloom and Aaron Sorkin and is perfect. They’re both slick operators who hail from the bottom of over achieving families, they are both seeming meticulous and simultaneously prone to getting suddenly sloppy, and they both seemingly suffer soundly from inferiority complexes. Of course it’s nothing new to report that Molly’s Game…

This Is Star Wars!

George Lucas once said that at its heart Star Wars is not a Space Opera, but a Family Soap Opera! Well it turns out another ambitious family soap opera has had the guts to compare itself to Star Wars and it sticks! Beth Pearson fights most of the battles behind the scenes that the rest…

2018 Movie Preview

Project: Cloverfield 3 – God Particle (April 20th) A team of astronauts aboard an international space station find themselves alone after a scientific experiment involving a particle accelerator makes the Earth vanish. When a space shuttle appears, the space station crew must fight for survival following their horrible discovery. The first Cloverfield was a fun romp that brought us director Matt…

Resulting Review of 2017’s Most Anticipated Movies

WilsonThis was one of Arclas’ picks which I caught on the Movie Network recently a few weeks ago. Based on a Daniel Clowes graphic novel, author of Ghost World and Art School Confidential a few supporters of his previous adaptations were disappointed the helmer of those Terry Zwigoff wasn’t involved in directing this one, instead leaving it…

The 12 Most Notable Movies Of 2017

Twelve movies that dominated the social conversation throughout 2017. The list also notes the financial impact of these movies, with their budget and worldwide gross. These films shaped the water cooler discussions and reflected the entertainment values of America. Split Budget: $9 Million/ Gross: $278 Million   The Comeback Story: after finding his footing again…

REVIEW: The Pricey, Oversized, and Slightly Tense ‘All The Money In The World’ is the kind of film J. Paul Getty would have made

Director: Ridley Scott (Alien Covenant, The Martian, American Gangster) Writer: David Scarpa (The Last Castle, The Day the Earth Stood Still [2008]) Based on the book “Painfully Rich” by John Pearson Starring: Michelle Williams, Mark Wahlberg, Christopher Plummer, and Charlie Plummer. Plot: After the grandson of the richest man in the history of the world is kidnapped…

The Shifting Audience of Gamers

Intro: Who “Gamers” are, and who we thought they were has changed. As Will Hume from FilmGamer.com demonstrates via storytelling and analysis, the most recent available data shows how accessible games have become over the years and who they now play to directly and indirectly. From the Gamer culture to the Canadian economy and back…

“American Assassin” Mini-REVIEW

Is the Assassin film to easy to do correctly? Staking a rare spot in between Jason Bourne, and James Bond, the former 24 Jack Bauer director Michael Cuesta gives an update to the lucrative secret agent formula. The problem is that the film doesn’t go all in on its premise of a hardline assassin’s impact…