The Death of Stalin (****): A demo of socialists

The Death of Stalin - 2017 Director Armando Iannucci Screenplay Armando Iannucci, David Schneider, Ian Martin, Peter Fellows based on the book by Fabien Nury and Thierry Robin Starring  Steve Buscemi, Simon Russell Beale, Paddy Considine, Rupert Friend, Jason Isaacs, Olga Kurylenko, Michael Palin, Andrea Riseborough, Paul Chahidi, Dermot Crowley, Adrian McLoughlin, Paul Whitehouse, Jeffrey Tambor I have little desire to learn the inner workings of failed experiments. Soviet Russia and Kurt … Continue reading The Death of Stalin (****): A demo of socialists

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A Cure For Wellness (**) – What do I have to feel?

A Cure for Wellness - 2017 Director Gore Verbinski Screenplay Justin Haythe Starring Dane DeHaan, Jason Isaacs, Mia Goth, Harry Groener, Celia Imrie, Tomas Norström, Angelina Häntsch A tale as old as people trying to find a miracle cure, A Cure for Wellness finds a young and aggressive corporate shill (DeHaan)  in the unenviable task of tracking down the leader of their company … Continue reading A Cure For Wellness (**) – What do I have to feel?

Fury (***1/2) Rolls over familiar ground

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

Cool Papa E’s Complete Harry Potter Movie Series Reviews

Having spent the first 2 movies avoiding Harry Potter, I was intrigued by the choice of director to finally watch Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban.  That movie, with its time-turner, Buckbeak and the incredible Gary Oldman, impressed me enough to give the rest of the series a chance.  Still, I kept the series … Continue reading Cool Papa E’s Complete Harry Potter Movie Series Reviews