Martin McDonagh proves again that he’s one of the most exciting contemporary screenwriters with another rude, crude, and moving masterpiece.
Read more "“Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” (A-)"
Directed by: Yorgos Lanthimos Written by: Yorgos Lanthimos, Efthymis Filippou Starring: Colin Farrell, Rachel Weisz, Ben Whishaw, John C. Reilly, Léa Seydoux Grade: B I find it unfortunate that this was my first chance to experience a film by Greek director Yorgos Lanthimos, as the concepts behind his pieces have always struck me as rather […]
Read more "“The Lobster” (B)"
Directed by: Byron Howard & Rich Moore Written by: Jared Bush & Phil Johnston Starring: Ginnifer Goodwin, Jason Bateman, Idris Elba Grade: B It shouldn’t be too controversial of a statement (I hope) that Disney have been off their game for the last 20-odd years. The once groundbreaking studio arguably hasn’t produced a truly great […]
Read more "“Zootopia” (B)"
Directed by: Tim Miller Written by: Rhett Reese & Paul Wernick (based on the character by Rob Liefeld & Fabian Nicieza) Starring: Ryan Reynolds, Morena Baccarin, and Ed Skrein Grade: B+ I’ll probably alienate half of the people that read this blog with the following paragraph, but here it goes anyway. I don’t really care […]
Read more "“Deadpool” (B+)"
Directed by: Joel & Ethan Coen Written by: Joel & Ethan Coen Starring: Josh Brolin, George Clooney, Alden Ehrenreich Grade: C It’s always a minor event of sorts whenever the Coen brothers finish and share their latest film. The duo’s influence in the last 25+ years has been astounding, and they’re never afraid to violate […]
Read more "“Hail, Caesar!” (C)"