Mississippi Grind (****1/2) – Wind it out

Mississippi Grind - 2016 Written and Directed by Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck Starring Ryan Reynolds, Ben Mendelsohn, Sienna Miller, Analeigh Tipton, Alfre Woodard, Robin Weigert, James Toback "How much do you owe?" "A lot." "To who?" "Everyone." This is the rallying cry that brings a burgeoning friendship between Gerry and Curtis to the decision of throwing their lots together and … Continue reading Mississippi Grind (****1/2) – Wind it out

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A new reason to love Lucy (****)

Lucy - 2014 Written and Directed by Luc Besson Starring Scarlett Johansson, Morgan Freeman, Amr Waked, Choi Min-sik, Julian Rhind-Tutt, Nicolas Phongpheth, Analeigh Tipton, Paul Chan For all the activity Luc Besson has had in movies over the last decade as writer and producer for some interesting action fare (most notably in the Transporter and Taken series), he has not directed many live … Continue reading A new reason to love Lucy (****)

Warm Bodies is a simple tale of hope for the Walking Dead

  Warm Bodies - 2013 Writer and Director Jonathan Levine Starring Nicholas Hoult, Teresa Palmer, Rob Corddry, Dave Franco, Analeigh Tipton, Cory Hardrict, John Malkovich Based on the book by Isaac Marion This is a movie that accomplishes everything it wants to, within the limits of its scope.  It isn't out to be scary.  It is not intended … Continue reading Warm Bodies is a simple tale of hope for the Walking Dead