Blunt and Murphy are great, as is Jupe, but it’s really Simmonds who is the heart – and hero – of the film.
The film, based on a true story, is set right before their Cuban Missile Crisis, when Russia has been secretly plotting to put nuclear weapons 90 miles from America’s borders.
Frances McDormand stars as Fern, a widow whose job at the local factory has just ended because of the recession back in 2011.
Sofia Coppola created a relationship between father and daughter where through it all, they absolutely love each other no matter what.
Starring Charlie Plummer and Taylor Russell, the film never becomes melodrama. But the script, direction and the excellent cast meld perfectly.
The title of the film comes from Lewis’ often used phrase, “If you’re going to get into trouble, make sure it’s good trouble.”
Hoon was a rockstar, amateur philosopher and drug addict and it’s fascinating to watch how all three collide.
The film doesn’t really roast either party but he does make you wish (hope!) for a future that is far and away from what’s on-screen.
It’s a safe bet to say that a lot of us know about Marcel Marceau through the late Robin Williams. His impression of the famous mime is deeply embedded in my memory. That’s not to say that Williams treated him as a joke, far from it. Marceau almost single-handedly brought
Affleck stars as Jack Cunningham, a divorced former high school basketball star who’s dealing with demons. Lots of demons.
Ford is superb and Buck is a fully formed character that you will absolutely fall in love with.
Benny and Josh Safdie make movies that you almost have to experience and this is honestly one of the best movie going experiences you’ll have this year.