Sunday, April 18, 2010

BIG FAN (2009)

CAST: Patton Oswalt, Kevin Corrigan, Michael Rappaport, Matt Servitto

Written & Directed By: Robert D. Siegel
Cinematography By: Michael Simmonds
Editor: John Trank

The film feels like a dark odessey but it’s one that takes place in a lake not a ocean or river.


CAST: Kate Beckinsale, Matt Dillon, David Schwimmer, Alan Alda, Vera Farminga, Noah Wyle, Jamey Sheridan, Courtney B. Vance, Angela Bassett

Written & Directed By: Rod Lurie
Cinematography By: Alik Sakharov
Editor: Sarah Boyd

The material is thrilling and edge of your seat worthy. The film has good performances but it feels so basic. It seems like there is no real effort or energy in the film. Which is interesting for a film that is based loosely on a real life tale. They obviously take a lot of liberties with the story.

Saturday, April 10, 2010

HUNGER (2009)

Cast: Michael Fassbender

Directed By: Steve McQueen
Written By: Steve McQueen & Edna Walsh
Cinematography By: Sean Bobbitt
Editor: Joe Walker

A powerful film.

Friday, April 9, 2010

THE STEPFATHER (Remake) 2009

CAST: Dylan Walsh, Penn Badgley, Amber Heard, Sela Ward, Sherry Stringfield, Paige Turco, Jon Tenney

Directed By: Nelson McCormick
Written By: J.S. Cardone; Based on a earlier screenplay By: Donald E. Westlake;
Story By: Carolyn Lefcourt & Brain Garfield & Donald E. Westlake
Cinematography By: Patrick Cady
Editor: Eric L. Beason