Life (*1/2) is a short trip

Life - 2017 Director Daniel Espinosa Screenplay by Rhett Reese, Paul Wernick Starring Jake Gyllenhaal, Rebecca Ferguson, Ryan Reynolds, Hiroyuki Sanada, Ariyon Bakare, Olga Dihovichnaya Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick have some genuine geek credentials, having two of the biggest nerdist success stories of the last decade in their writing repertoire. First Zombieland managed to stand out in a crowded field of the undead back … Continue reading Life (*1/2) is a short trip

Safe House: Bullets, Crunching Metal and Quick Cuts

Safe House - 2012 Directed by Daniel Espinosa Starring Denzel Washington, Ryan Reynolds, Brendan Gleeson, Vera Farmiga, Sam Shepard,  Rubén Blades, Robert Patrick, Liam Cunningham Screenplay by  David Guggenheim "I need to find out who this Matt Weston is right now..." is a demand made by CIA Deputy Director Harlan Whitford.  This after the safe house in which … Continue reading Safe House: Bullets, Crunching Metal and Quick Cuts