Review – Molly’s Game

It seems odd to say it, but Molly's Game is the first directorial effort from longtime writer-producer Aaron Sorkin.  Known for his sharp dialogue and boardroom thrillers, Sorkin makes the jump to directing to helm this film based on the book of the same name by the titular Molly Bloom.  He does so with the... Continue Reading →

#ThrowbackThursday – Juno

Original US release date: December 5, 2007 Production budget: $7,500,000 Worldwide gross: $231,411,584 Squeezed out at the end of 2007 in order to be eligible for the 2008 awards season, Juno was a rare example of a small little independent film that caught fire with general audiences and became a bit of a phenomenon at... Continue Reading →

65. Sausage Party

Sausage Party is another great example of the power of intelligent marketing.  Highlighting the unique premise from the minds of Seth Rogen, Jonah Hill, and Evan Goldberg, the trailers and TV spots successfully shined a spotlight on the movie's assets and shrouded its downsides, playing to audiences' desire to see something light but also twisted enough... Continue Reading →

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