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The Well Intentioned “Burden” Can’t Find The Proper Path

More than two years after its debut at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival, Burden has finally come to theaters. After a surprisingly long wait, especially considering how the movie took home an award at Sundance, has it been worth the wait? Well, that’s a complicated questions. At times, the film[...]

Teaser For “The Eddy” Brings Damien Chazelle To Netflix

Hot on the heels of the first two episodes of the show playing at the Berlin International Film Festival, Netflix has dropped a Teaser Trailer for The Eddy, Damien Chazelle’s upcoming limited series. Starring André Holland, Chazelle is bringing his love of jazz to the small screen, easily representing one[...]

“Disappearance At Clifton Hill” Is A Noir Drenched In A Menacing Mood

A sense of dread permeates every frame of Disappearance at Clifton Hill, a noir type tale that evokes an hypnotic mood from start to finish. Now, this isn’t your traditional film noir, trafficking in cliches and men gritting their teeth. No, this has a female centric true north, making the[...]

First Trailer Drops For Jordan Peele’s Take On “Candyman”

Earlier today, a Trailer was releases for a new Candyman, making this property the latest in a long line to get sequels long after the prior installment. Normally, this would only get passing notice and seem like a shameless money grab. However, there’s a mitigating factor here, which is that[...]

“Guns Akimbo” Fetishizes Violence To A Disturbing Degree

Violent movies are nothing new to cinema. In fact, when done well, there’s an undeniably visceral thrill to seeing unspeakable acts in real life perpetrated in film. Video games have made a literal fortune with this sort of content, be it any number of shooting games, the Grand Theft Auto[...]

James Mangold To Replace Steven Spielberg As The “Indiana Jones 5” Director

Whether or not the world needs another Indiana Jones sequel is up for debate, but regardless, we’re getting one in the near future. Long expected to be the final installment, wrapping up star Harrison Ford’s turn as the title archeologist, there was never any doubt that director Steven Spielberg would[...]

“The Invisible Man” Is As Smart As Is It Scary

Finding the next great horror movie within a classic Universal monster? Especially after the quick collapse of the Dark Universe, that wouldn’t have seemed incredibly likely, even just a year or so ago. However, in Blumhouse we trust. In the hands of filmmaker Leigh Whannell and producer Jason Blum, The[...]

Lesli Linka Glatter Discusses “Homeland” And Her Career Behind The Camera

Yesterday, I was lucky enough to spend about a half hour chatting with filmmaker Lesli Linka Glatter. Over the years, Glatter has managed to do almost everything behind the camera, establishing herself as a force, both on the big screen as well as, in particular, the small screen. Currently the[...]

“Wendy” Sees Benh Zeitlin Finally Put Forth A Sophomore Effort

Back in 2012, a young filmmaker by the name of Benh Zeitlin burst on to the scene with Beasts of the Southern Wild. Debuting at the Sundance Film Festival, the movie blew away audiences, going on to be a darling of the awards season, even scoring four Academy Award nominations.[...]

The Top 25: Best Original Screenplay Winners

Welcome back, ladies and gentlemen. Continuing on with a recurring weekly series I’m doing…we’re talking the top 25 Oscar winners in just about every single one of the Academy Award categories. Aside from the shorts and something like Best Sound Mixing like I mentioned previously, I’ll be hitting them all[...]