Review – Chappaquiddick

Politically-themed movies can be a mixed bag.  It can often be difficult for them to reach a mainstream audience who may be more interested in escaping politics than in paying money for entertainment that centers around them.  From director John Curran (The Painted Veil) comes Chappaquiddick, a recounting of the true story in which senator Ted... Continue Reading →

#ThrowbackThursday – Fantastic Four (2015)

Original US release date: August 7, 2015 Production budget: $120,000,000 Worldwide gross: $167,977,596 Well, here we go.  I talk a lot about the entitlement of modern audiences - especially those from the comic book fanbase - and no film in recent memory is a better example of that fan entitlement than Josh Trank's 2015 Fantastic Four. ... Continue Reading →

71. Morgan

Earlier this year, I bragged on The Witch star Anya Taylor-Joy, hoping to see her get a chance in the industry.  So, I'm obviously pleased to see her attain another starring role on a slightly larger scale with Morgan.  I've enjoyed much of Kate Mara's work, as well, so if nothing else, I was interested... Continue Reading →

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