When most people think about Zach Braff, the first thing they will think about is his role as J.D. in the hit TV series Scrubs.
It appears that more and more actors are diving into passion projects, having their own movies made where they are either the star, the writer, the director, the producer and sometimes even all of the above.
The Children Act, directed by Sir Richard Eyre is a film starring Emma Thompson and Stanley Tucci.
Roma, written and directed by Alfonso Cuarón, is set in Mexico City in the early 1970’s and follows the story of a maid named Cleo (Yalitza Aparicio).
An Interview with God follows the story of Paul Asher (Brenton Thwaites), a journalist who has returned home after covering the war in Afghanistan.
Since the release of flicks such as Birdman (2014) and La La Land (2016), we have seen that Hollywood loves nothing more than movies about Hollywood.
I knew The Cleaners was a movie about the people who ensure that harmful content is moderated across social media platforms. I didn’t think there would be much to this.
For beginner movie buffs out there, it is likely that they have stumbled upon a list of classic films that they “must” add to their repertoire.
One of the sometimes unfortunate factors of becoming a successful actor is that fame will likely ensue.
In this day and age, we are spoiled for choice when it comes to movies with streaming services such as Stan, Netflix, and Hulu, and no matter the desired genre, there is sure to be a bit of something for everyone.
Jonah Hill’s directional debut Mid90s is set to be released in Australia later this year and a great warmup to that film is the amazing documentary, All This Mayhem.
Mrs. Hyde (sometimes known as Madame Hyde) is a French film about a teacher named Marie Gequil aka Madame Hyde. Mrs. Hyde is not my first French film, but I have only seen a handful, so I was interested to see if this film would be similar to my other experiences.
I, Tonya is a biopic film about a woman named Tonya Harding; an ex-figure skater who found herself connected to an attack on her skating rival, Nancy Kerrigan in 1994.
Many films that are released at mainstream cinemas are likely to be big-budget blockbusters – these are the prequels, sequels and everything in between that may not necessarily be great movies, but will make loads of money at the box office (of course, there are some amazing big-budget films too, they are just rarer). If you are lucky enough to live near an independent cinema, you may be able to see some more unusual flicks.
When deciphering what makes a great film, it is clear that a huge part of it comes down to the director, and Alfonso Cuarón is one of the best in the business.
Before there were movies there were books, and some of the greatest films are adaptations of great reads. While many believe that the movies are never as good as the books, I believe that adaptations are a great way to share a story with those who don’t read, along with new generations.
Sometimes what makes a film special is watching the transformation of a certain character (spoilers follow).
Jennifer Lawrence in an American actress who is well known for her roles in The Hunger Games series. Like many, I fell in love with her because of her performance in Silver Linings Playbook (2012) and have watched her journey ever since.
Hans Zimmer is a renowned German composer who over the course of his career, has created over 150 soundtracks and movie scores.
After finding myself in a deep YouTube binge, I came across a video of Adam Sandler and Miley Cyrus singing on the Jimmy Fallon show. The performance by Sandler was understated and quite lovely to watch. The same however cannot be said for most of his movies over the last decade.
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