Chappaquiddick (*****) – cold hard reality of a strong and murky current

#chappaquiddick "Curran and writers Allen and Logan have crafted a strong and clear portrayal of one of the dark moments of the lives of many people. Ultimately we see the true form of a man who saw himself as a victim of expectation as he thought nothing of those he victimized."

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Homefront – Statham gets the “benefit” of Stallone’s experience

Homefront - 2013 Director Gary Fleder Starring Jason Statham, James Franco, Winona Ryder, Kate Bosworth, Rachelle Lefevre, Frank Grillo, Clancy Brown, Izabela Vidovic Screenplay Sylvester Stallone based on Homefront by Chuck Logan Stallone's film formula has been the equal to "he punched me first" for as long as I can remember.  Statham has been doing the same stuff since he stopped working with Guy Ritchie.  It was only … Continue reading Homefront – Statham gets the “benefit” of Stallone’s experience

At Any Price: A patent on life

At Any Price - 2012 Director Ramin Bahrani Starring Zac Efron, Dennis Quaid, Heather Graham, Kim Dickens, Clancy Brown, Red West, Maika Monroe Screenplay by Bahrani and Hallie Elizabeth Newton Things I don't mind seeing: Any movie introducing the debate about GMO seeds. An actor attempting to move forward in their profession. Films about the difficulties involved … Continue reading At Any Price: A patent on life

John Dies At The End: What in the Name of Elvis is going on?

John Dies At The End - 2013 Writer and Director Don Coscarelli Starring Chase Williamson, Rob Mayes, Paul Giamatti, Clancy Brown, Doug Jones, Glynn Turman, Daniel Roebuck, Angus Scrimm, Jimmy Wong One reaches a point where everything is a metaphor, and nothing is real.  Coscarelli reaches this point in the opening moments of John Dies at the … Continue reading John Dies At The End: What in the Name of Elvis is going on?