I am pretty sure most of those reading will not agree with my number 1, or even my number 9. That's okay though. Let me know your own list or thoughts in the comments.
How do you make space pirates boring? Never let us see their faces, that's how.
"Brad Pitt has simply never been better. If he doesn't exactly expand his range to 12 Monkeys range, his portrayal is spot on. He's carries the load, quite literally. "
Hopefully, once they get past the #metoo stain, they can include Damon and the rest of the cast in a future film.
The Big Short - 2015 Director Adam McKay Screenplay Charles Randolph and McKay Starring Christian Bale, Steve Carell, Ryan Gosling, Brad Pitt, Marisa Tomei, Tracy Letts, Hamish Linklater, John Magaro, Byron Mann, Rafe Spall, Jeremy Strong, Finn Wittrock, Melissa Leo There are a whole bunch of facts being spit out in The Big Short. Director and writer … Continue reading The Big Short (****) counts on us not liking bad news
Fury - 2014 Written and Directed by David Ayer Starring Brad Pitt, Shia LaBeouf, Logan Lerman, Michael Peña, Jon Bernthal, Jason Isaacs, Scott Eastwood How to get a coward to fight late in the last days before VE Day? This is the question that Fury spends its time trying to answer. Pvt. Norman "Machine" Ellison (Lerman) is a young man with a "conscience" who … Continue reading Fury (***1/2) Rolls over familiar ground
The Counselor - 2013 Director Ridley Scott Starring Michael Fassbender, Penélope Cruz, Cameron Diaz, Javier Bardem, Brad Pitt, Dean Norris, John Leguizamo Written by Cormac McCarthy Rule 13: A spec script, or non-commissioned screenplay, is not solicited by anybody. It must be sold. Rule 25: A good opening scene, with remarkable visuals and as a bonus incredible sound, gives the viewer hope that they … Continue reading The Rules of The Counselor
12 Years A Slave - 2013 Director Steve McQueen Actors Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael Fassbender, Benedict Cumberbatch, Paul Dano, Paul Giamatti, Lupita Nyong'o, Sarah Paulson, Brad Pitt, Alfre Woodard Writer John Ridley based on the book by Solomon Northup I have owned a copy of Mel Gibson's The Passion of the Christ for 10 years, and have yet to watch the film. In my heart, it is easy … Continue reading 12 Years a Slave: Real Real Gone
World War Z - 2013 Director Marc Foster Starring Brad Pitt, Mireille Enos, Fana Mokoena, Daniella Kertesz, James Badge Dale, David Morse, Ludi Boeken, Matthew Fox, Abigail Hargrove, Sterling Jerins, Fabrizio Zacharee Guidoas Screenplay by Matthew Michael Carnahan, Drew Goddard, Damon Lindelof There is a point in World War Z where Brad Pitt's former UN Employee Gerry Lane … Continue reading World War Z: Carefully plotted and executed
Killing Them Softly - 2012 Writer and Director Andrew Dominik Starring Brad Pitt, Andrew McNairy, Ben Mendolsohn, Richard Jenkins, James Gandolfini, Ray Liotta, Sam Shepard, Slaine, Vince Curatola, Max Casella, Trevor Long When I was dating my wife, I took her to see the movie Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon. Afterwards, at dinner, I asked her what she … Continue reading Killing Them Softly, because it wasn’t named Hitting one for Ira