Tag Archives: Jon Bernthal

“The Accountant” seeks to help give Ben Affleck another blockbuster

As I wrote about earlier this week, Ben Affleck is a pretty huge star in Hollywood, and rightly so. He can often command the screen, and later this week he has another star vehicle to showcase just that. It’s The Accountant, a slightly high concept shoot em up that has[...]

Roger Deakins offers up some of his very best cinematography in “Sicario”

There’s so much talent behind the film Sicario it’s almost scary. You have a cast that includes Emily Blunt, Josh Brolin, and Benicio del Toro, along with the supremely talented director Denis Villeneuve at the helm and the legendary DP Roger Deakins handling the cinematography. I’ve seen this movie twice[...]

“Me and Earl and the Dying Girl” represents perfect summer counter-programming

Around this time last year, I basically fell head over heels in love with The Fault in Our Stars, the rare Young Adult (or YA) adaptation that really worked in my eyes. Well, fancy my surprise when I saw Me and Earl and the Dying Girl last week, a film[...]

“Fury” announces itself as a potentially big time Oscar contender

Earlier on today, the embargo lifted on David Ayer’s new film, the World War II tank tale Fury. While some critics weren’t blown away by the movie, plenty of others were like myself and very fond of the flick. In fact, for the most part, Ayer’s film, which stars Brad[...]

Oscars: Get to know a Best Picture nominee: “The Wolf of Wall Street”

Directed by: Martin Scorsese Written by: Terence Winter Main cast members: Leonardo DiCaprio, Jonah Hill, Margot Robbie, Matthew McConaughey, Kyle Chandler, Rob Reiner, Jon Bernthal, Cristin Milioti, Jean Dujardin, P.J. Byrne, Jon Favreau, Christine Ebersole, Shea Whigham, and Joanna Lumley Number of Oscar nominations in total: 5 Other nominations besides Best Picture: Best Director[...]

Darabont wants Simon Pegg to walk with ‘The Dead’ again

By Todd Gilchrist On Saturday, April 17, Frank Darabont appeared at the Landmark Magnolia Theatre in Dallas, TX, to host a screening of The Shawshank Redemption. Darabont was honored the previous evening at the Dallas Film Society Honors, where he received the Star Award for his ongoing contributions to cinema,[...]