Review – Tully

I've been looking forward to Jason Reitman's Tully for a while, now.  Having directed such cult classics as Juno (that #ThrowbackThursday column is here), Young Adult, and my personal favorite Up in the Air, Reitman has a solid track record of thoughtful, relatable dramedies.  The film is also written by Diablo Cody, who wrote both the previously mentioned Juno and... Continue Reading →

#ThrowbackThursday – Adaptation.

Original US release date: December 6, 2002 Production budget: $19,000,000 Worldwide gross: $32,801,173 Write what you know. Spike Jonze's Adaptation. is one of those highly regarded films that I just never took the time to watch until now.  Nominated for four Academy Awards and winning one (Chris Cooper for Best Supporting Actor), the film has a... Continue Reading →

#ThrowbackThursday – The Conjuring

Original US release date: July 19, 2013 Production budget: $20,000,000 Worldwide gross: $318,000,141 Horror movies come and go at a brisk pace.  They're cheap enough to produce and popular enough as a genre that it's harder to lose money on them than it is to make a profit.  They typically don't break box office records. ... Continue Reading →

Blog at WordPress.com.

Up ↑