Anton Chekhov’s The Seagull is a masterpiece, let’s just put that out there. But was it a good idea to turn it into a film?
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The film picks up momentum about halfway through and that’s where it finally gets fun.
Terrence McNally has had one heck of a life and director Jeff Kaufman manages to showcase that in his wonderful documentary, Every Act of Life.
The film is a nice insight into the man and Perlman is a delight to watch.
Wes Anderson’s latest stop-motion film is a love letter to pooches everywhere.
Director Steve Sullivan, uses old footage and Sievey’s own archives to paint an inspiring story of someone, who, no matter what the consequences, forged his own path in the world.
Kelly is terrific and shows a real flair for the kind of low-key comedy in the film.
The film is oddly motivating, yet after all the soul-searching and all the interviews, we’re left with an ending that’s a bit abrupt. But, the lead-up, like his life, is what’s really the point.
Characters and story blend together seamlessly and Ryan Coogler’s terrific Black Panther.
Pena and Shannon are the ones who always jolt up every scene. Unfortunately, there’s not enough of them to make and entertaining evening.
Spielberg might be the only director working today who could have taken this story, that is sometimes full of hard to comprehend facts and make it exciting and taught, leaving you on the edge of your seat.
Chau is the one to watch. She’s a flat out scene-stealer here.
Ryan Johnson deserves all the credit in the world for delivering this terrific Jedi to the storied franchise. Let’s have him direct all of the other ones going forward, shall we?
Based on the book by Peter Turner that tells his story of life with Grahame. Turner (Jamie Bell) was a young actor in Liverpool when he met and began a relationship with the once famous film star, played by Annette Bening.
If you can’t have fun watching The Night Watchmen, there may be no hope for you.
As Israel, Washington takes on his most difficult role to date and leaves no doubt that he’s one of the best actors working today.
With this these terrific actors he’s assembled, this is easily one of the best movies of the year.
It’s a shame that they went with such a bland story but for what it is, it’s a marked improvement.
Branagh is terrific as Poirot. The character can see things mere mortals can’t and you can just see the machinations of his brain working as he eyes each passenger.
Surburbicon is the best Elmore Leonard movie that’s not written by Elmore Leonard. It’s probably even better.