“How the heck did this get made?” you may be asking in the cinema with hand placed against your bored frumpy face. For Hollywood magician Nancy Meyers, it’s her simple trick of money, nepotism, and vacations written off as a movie.
Author: Bailey Steen
Cinema, politics, and admiring Rooney Mara: the three keys to unlocking my own personal sacred labyrinth! Also I'm humble, obviously.
Deserted Island Movie Collection: The work of David Fincher.
Best Movie Snack: Red Rock Deli Honey Soy Chicken Chips
Take one sketchy Australian film industry, raise two expected mental health archetypes, then toss them all into one safe indie motion picture. It seems impossible to impress. But what if it works?
Oh, Hollywood, it seems times haven’t changed since the 1950’s era of drugs, alcohol, and unwanted sexual acts that never reach the public consciousness.
Hint: When films have a “no Thursday previews/reviews” policy… Run.
Stuck in perpetual development limbo, Channing Tatum’s dream project based on the X-Men character Gambit may be coming sooner than we think.
And sadly no, there was no Clark Gable there to say people just don’t give a damn.
If one dared to give Steven Soderbergh just three West Virginian siblings, two robot arms, a bag of Gummy bears with gasoline and one plan to rob NASCAR for everything they’re worth, all before a child beauty pageant… Well, you just may have the next all-American classic on your hands.
Nobody can explore the cosmos and film Rooney Mara eating pie quite like David Lowery can in A Ghost Story, this year’s transcendent feature film.
How bloody lovely.
In times like this, one must recall the words of Gene Wilder who said “Candy is dandy, but liquor is quicker”. And darlings, get your glasses ready, because the dreaded reboot river ride won’t be ending anytime soon.
Based on the Tony-winning stage play Blackbird, Rooney Mara and Ben Mendelsohn face off in Una, the disturbing story of a child-abuse victim confronting the man who took advantage of her.
Dare I say First Girl I Loved is a near perfect blend of Andrea Arnold’s Fishtank meets Blue Is The Warmest Color? Dare I say it’s even better? As I lay in my puddle of confused emotions, I confidently shout “yes”, and once you see it I dare you to defy it.
Who knew discussing men’s issues could be so controversial in filmmaker Cassie Jay’s latest documentary film, The Red Pill?