Saturday, August 19, 2017

JOSIE AND THE PUSSYCATS (2001)



Written & Directed By: Deborah Kaplan & Harry Elfont 
Based on characters created by: Richard Goldwater, Dan DeCarlo & John L. Goldwater Cinematography By: Matthew Labitique 
Editor: Peter Teschner 


Cast: Rachael Leigh Cook, Rosario Dawson, Tara Reid, Alan Cumming, Parker Posey, Seth Green, Donald Faison, Paolo Constanzo, Missi Pyle, Breckin Meyer, Alexander Martin, Gabriel Mann 


For years, the record industries have inserted subliminal messages into music so that they can turn teenagers into brain dead zombies who do nothing but buy, buy, buy. And whenever the musician or band finds out the truth, the record company silences them to keep the truth from coming out. When the hot boy band DuJour discovers this, their manager, Wyatt Frame, under his evil, corrupt boss, Fiona, has the plane they are flying in crashed and him looking for a new band to use for their evil schemes. Enter Josie, the ditsy Melody, and the tough Valerie, from Josie and the Pussycats, a small band who wants to make it to the big time. When they are discovered by Wyatt, they give in and become big rock stars. But will they find out that they are just pawns for the record industry or will fame take them over?

MASTERMINDS (2016)



Directed By: Jared Hess 
Written By: Chris Bowman, Hubbel Palmer & Emily Spivey 
Cinematography By: Erik Wilson 
Editor: Keith Brachmann & David Rennie 

Cast: Zach Galifianakis, Kristen Wiig, Owen Wilson, Jason Sudekis, Leslie Jones, Kate McKinnon, Jon Daly, Ken Marino, Ross Kimball, Mary Elizabeth Ellis, Devin Ratray 

David Ghantt discovers the true meaning of adventure far beyond his wildest dreams. He is an uncomplicated man stuck in a monotonous life. Day in and day out he drives an armored vehicle, transporting millions of other people's money with no escape in sight. The only glimmer of excitement is his flirtatious work crush Kelly Campbell who soon lures him into the scheme of a lifetime. Along with a group of half-brained criminals led by Steve Chambers and an absurdly faulted heist plan, David manages the impossible and makes off with $17 million in cash...only problem is he foolishly hands the money over to this wild group of double crossers and has been set up to take the fall. With the bandits blowing the millions on lavish and ridiculous luxuries, they leave behind a glaring trail of evidence. Now on the lam and in over his head, David must dodge the authorities, evade a hilarious hit man, Mike McKinney, and try to turn the tables on the ones he trusted most

NASTY BABY (2015)



Written & Directed By: Sebastian Silva 
Cinematography By: Sergio Armstrong 
Editor: Sophia Subercaseaux 


Cast: Sebastian Silva, Kristin Wiig, Tunde Adebimpe, Reg E. Cathey, Mark Margolis, Alia Shawkat, Anthony Chilsom, Neal Huff, Marsha Stephanie Blake, Judy Marte 


A close-knit trio navigates the idea of creating life, while at the same time being confronted with a brutal scenario that causes them to take a life.

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

THE BAD BATCH (2017)



Written & Directed By: Ana Lily Amirpour 
Cinematography By: Lyle Vincent 
Editor: Alex O’Flinn 


Cast: Suki Waterhouse, Jason Momoa, Diego Luna, Yolonda Ross, Keanu Reeves, Jim Carrey, Giovanni Ribisi 

A love story set in a community of cannibals in a future dystopia. In a desert wasteland in Texas, a muscled cannibal breaks one important rule: don't play with your food.

THE SIMILARS (2015)



Written & Directed By: Issac Ezban 
Cinematography By: Isi Sarfati 
Editor: Oscar Figueroa 


Cast: Luis Alberti, Carmen Beato, Fernando Becceril, Humberto Busto, Cassandra Ciangherotti 

On the rainy night of October 2, 1968, eight characters waiting on a remote bus station for a bus heading to Mexico City start experiencing a strange phenomenon.

Saturday, August 12, 2017

THE LURE (2015)



Directed By: Agnieszka Smoczynska 
Written By: Robert Bolesto 
Cinematography By: Jakub Kijowski 


Cast: Martz Mazurek, Michalina Olszanka, Kinga Preis, Andrzej Konopka, Jakub Gierszal, Magdalena Cielacka, Zygmunt Malanowicz, Marcin Kowalczyk 


One dark night, at water's edge, a family of musicians encounter aquatic sirens Silver and Golden. After assuring the family that they won't eat them up, the winsome sirens are recruited to join the Figs and Dates band at a neon-lit Warsaw dance club. When Silver becomes romantically entangled with beautiful blonde bassist Mietek, the more cunning Golden, who cannot escape her bloodthirsty nature, worries that her sister's relationship will doom their shared dream of swimming to a new life in America.

THE NIGHT OF SOMETHING STRANGE (2016)



Directed & Story By: Jonathan Straiton 
Written By: Jonathan Straiton, Ron Bonk & Mean Gene 
Cinematography By: Rex Femscared 
Editor: Brooklynn Taylor 


Cast: Trey Harrison, Rebecca C. Kasek, Nicola Fiore, Janey Mayson, Tarrance Taylor, Toni Anne Gamble, Brinke Stevens 


Five teenage friends set out for the beach on their Spring Break vacation. Good times are cut short when one of the group, Carrie, contracts a deadly sexual transmitted disease during a bathroom stop. When they stop for the night at an isolated motel, the real terror begins when the STD virus starts running rampant, turning those infected into the living dead. However, there's more going on at the motel than meets the eye. "Night of the STD's" was the original title. Which would more fit the film

THE MAN WITH TWO BRAINS (1983)



Directed By: Carl Reiner 
Written By: Steve Martin, George Gipe & Carl Reiner 
 Cinematography By: Michael Chapman 
Editor: Bud Molin 

Cast: Steve Martin, Kathleen Turner, David Warner, Paul Benedict, James Cromwell, Earl Boen, Jeffrey Combs, Jenny Gago, Stephanie Kramer 


Recently widowed Doctor Michael Hfuhruhurr, the world's greatest neurosurgeon, injures Dolores Benedict in a car accident. He operates on her and saves her life using a technique of his own invention: cranial screw-top brain entry. As Benedict recovers, Hfuhruhurr falls in love with her and they are soon married. However, Benedict is only interested in Hfuhruhurr's money and Hfuhruhurr still yearns for his previous wife. They travel to Vienna to attend a medical conference where Hfuhruhurr finally divorces Dolores, meets a mysterious Doctor Alfred Necessiter and becomes entangled in a series of murders committed by The Elevator Killer.

Thursday, August 10, 2017

THE INCREDIBLE JESSICA JAMES (2017)



Written & Directed By: James C. Strouse 
Cinematography By: Sean McElwee 
Editor: Mollie Goldstein & Jesse Gordon 


Cast: Jessica Williams, Chris O’Dowd, Lakeith Stanfield, Noel Wells, Sarah Jones 


An aspiring playwright in New York strikes up a friendship with a guy while on the rebound from a break-up.

Friday, August 4, 2017

KIDNAP (2017)



Directed By: Luis Prieto 
Written By: Knate Lee 
Cinematography By: Flavio Martinez Labiano 
Editor: Avi Youabian 


Cast: Halle Berry, Lew Temple, Jason George, Sage Correa, Chris McGinn 



In the US, a child goes missing every 40 seconds. You never think it will happen to you. Until it does. Alone and scared, Karla Dyson is unwilling to leave the fate of her son's life in someone else's hands. When she catches a glimpse of the abductors speeding away, she decides to fight back. In a heart pounding race against time, Kate begins a high speed pursuit and will stop at nothing to save her son's life.

SPECTRE (2015)



Directed By: Sam Mendes 
Written By: John Logan, Neal Purvis, Robert Wade & Jez Butterworth 
Story By: John Logan, Neal Purvis & Robert Wade 
Based On Characters Created By: Ian Fleming 
Cinematography By: Hoyte Van Hoytema 
Editor: Lee Smith 


Cast: Daniel Craig, Lea Seydoux, Ben Whishaw, Christoph Waltz, Ralph Fiennes, Naomie Harris, Dave Bautista, Rory Kinnear, Andrew Scott, Monica Bellucci, Stephanie Sigman 

A cryptic message from Bond's past sends him on a trail to uncover a sinister organization. While M battles political forces to keep the secret service alive, Bond peels back the layers of deceit to reveal the terrible truth behind SPECTRE.

THIEVES' HIGHWAY (1949)



Directed By: Jules Dassin 
Written & Based On The Novel By: A.I. Bezzerides 
Cinematography By: Norbert Brodine 
Editor: Nick DeMaggio 


Cast: Richard Conte, Valentina Cortese, Lee J. Cobb, Barbara Lawrence, Jack Oakie, Millard Mitchell, Jospeh Pevney 

A war-veteran-turned-truck driver attempts to avenge the crippling and robbing of his father at the hands of an amoral produce scofflaw. What I like about this film is that inherently it is a simple film. It's has a simple premise that has monkey wrench a thrown into plans that generally shock the audience as considering the time it came out. It has such a cynical heart and unpleasent scenes mixed in with some they are more jolly.

RUDDERLESS (2014)




Directed By: William H. Macy 
Written By: Casey Twenter, William H. Macy & Jeff Robinson 
Cinematography By: Eric Lin 
Editor: John Axelrad 
Music By: Eef Barzelay 


Cast: Billy Crudup, Anton Yelchin, Felicity Huffman, Laurence Fishburne, Selena Gomez, William H. Macy, Jamie Chung, Kate Micucci, Zoe Graham, Miles Heizer 


A grieving father in a downward spiral stumbles across a box of his recently deceased son's demo tapes and lyrics. Shocked by the discovery of this unknown talent, he forms a band in the hope of finding some catharsis.

Wednesday, August 2, 2017

THE BELKO EXPERIMENT (2017)




Directed by: Greg McLean 
Written By: James Gunn 
Cinematography by: Luis David Sansas 
Edited By; Julia Wong 


Cast: John Gallagher Jr., Adria Arjona, Tony Goldwyn, John C. McGinley, Melonie Diaz, Sean Gunn, Owain Yeoman, Josh Brenner, Michael Rooker, Abraham Benrubi, Brent Sexton, Gregg Henry, Rusty Schwimmer, James Earl 


In a twisted social experiment, eighty Americans are locked in their high-rise corporate office in Bogotá, Colombia, and ordered by an unknown voice coming from the company's intercom system to participate in a deadly game of kill or be killed.

Thursday, July 27, 2017

UNFORGETTABLE (2017)



Directed By: Denise DiNovi 
Written By: Christina Hodson 
Cinematography By: Caleb Deschanel 
Editor: Frederic Thoraval 


Cast: Rosario Dawson, Katherine Heigel, Geoff Stults, Whitney Cummings, Cheryl Ladd, Robert Wisdom, Jayson Blair A woman sets out to make life hell for her ex-husband's new fiancée.

Monday, July 24, 2017

ONLY FOR ONE NIGHT (2016)



Directed By: Chris Stokes 
Cinematography By: Joel Layogan 
Editor: Harvey White 


Cast: Brian White, Karrueche Tran, Angelique Pereira, Omar Gooding 


A married womans husband with a perfect life cheats with her sister with extreme consequences befalling them all.

YOU GET ME (2017)




Directed By: Brent Bonascaro 
Written By: Ben Epstein 
Cinematography By: Magdalena Orka 
Editor: Michelle Harrison & Joe Landauer 


Cast: Bella Thorne, Halston Sage, Taylor John Smith, Kathryn Morris, Rhys Wakefield, Kimberly Willaims-Paisley, Anna Akana, Garcelle Beauvais, Nash Grier 


Tyler's crazy in love with his perfect girlfriend Ali, but when a big fight makes him and Ali break up, he lands in the arms of sexy out-of-towner Holly who shows him a night he's gonna remember. The next morning he finds that not only is Ali taking him back, but Holly is a new student at their school and is dead set on her new man.

Friday, July 21, 2017

ENCINO MAN (1992)



Directed By: Les Mayfield 
Written By: Shawn Schepps 
 Story By: George Zaloom & Shawn Schepps 
Cinematography By: Robert Brinkmann 
Editor: Eric Sears & Michael Kelly 


Cast: Brendan Fraser, Pauly Shore, Sean Astin, Megan Ward, Robin Tunney, Rose McGowan, Michael DeLuise, Richard Masur, Rick Ducommun, Jonathan Quan, Ellen Blain, Patrick Van Horn, Dalton James, Jack Noseworthy 


When they find a frozen caveman in their back yard, two high school outcasts thaw him and introduce him to modern life while he in turn gets them to actually enjoy life.

ARMY OF ONE (2016)



Directed By: Larry Charles 
Written By: Rajiv Joseph & Scott Rothman 
Cinematography By: Anthony Hardwick 
Editor: Christian Kinnard 

Cast: Nicholas Cage, Russell Brand, Wendi McLendon-Covey, Paul Scheer, Will Sasso, Rainn Wilson, Denis O’Hare 


Frustrated with the U.S. Government for its fruitless efforts to bring down Al-Qaeda's leader Osama Bin Laden, the eccentric middle-aged, part-time construction worker Gary Faulkner, after a personal visit by God himself, takes the decision to embark on an adventure in the badlands of Pakistan to get the job done. With the intention to bloodlessly capture and bring the infamous, yet, elusive leader to justice, Colorado's former handyman turned vigilante, will overlook his problems with diabetes and meticulously prepare for the long and perilous journey. Between reality and pre-dialysis hallucinations, armed only with a telescope, katana and a Stars and Stripes hang glider, this American samurai on a mission from God is determined to take matters into his own hands and succeed at any cost. Is he a hero or a crackpot?



LOSER (2000)



Written & Directed By: Amy Heckerling 
Cinematography By: Rob Hahn 
Editor: Debra Chiate 

Cast: Jason Biggs, Mena Suvari, Greg Kinnear, Thomas Sadoski, Zak Orth, Jimmi Simpson, David Spade, Brian Backer, Dan Ayckroyd, Andy Dick, Steven Wright, Colleen Camp, Twink Kaplan, Bobby Slayton, Taylor Negron, Andrea Martin 


Is there room in Manhattan for a decent kid? Can a young woman see past a cad to true love? Paul, from rural upstate, comes to New York City for college. To keep his scholarship, he must study hard and do well. That makes him a loser to his partying roommates who connive to kick him out of their suite. He's assigned a room in an animal hospital. In class he meets Dora, a pretty coed who needs a job to pay for school, and who's the very young lover of their sarcastic and selfish lit professor. When Dora is slipped some drugs at a party, Paul nurses her back to health, and a friendship follows. For Paul, though, it's more than friendly feelings. Can they work things out for them to become a truly lucky couple?

DANDELION (2004)



Directed By: Mark Milgard 
Written By: Mark Milgard, Robb Williamson & R.D. Murphy 
Cinematography By: Tim Orr 
Editor: Amy E. Duddleston 


Cast: Taryn Manning, Vincent Kartheiser, Arliss Howard, Mare Winningham, Blake Heron, Michelle Forbes, Marshall Bell 

In a small town of rolling fields and endless skies, isolated 16 year old Mason lives in a world where families exist in fragmented silence and love seems to have gone missing. Then Mason meets Danny, a sensitive and troubled girl, and their tender bond is soon tested after a fatal accident and a series of complications takes Mason away for something he didn't do. Upon his return, the two find what they're looking for - but with tragic consequences.

Thursday, July 20, 2017

FREE FIRE (2017)



Directed By: Ben Wheatley 
Written & Edited By: Amy Jump & Ben Wheatley 
Cinematography By: Laurie Rose 

Cast: Armie Hammer, Brie Larson, Cillian Murphy, Sharito Copley Noah Taylor, Sam Riley, Michael Smiley, Jack Reynor, Babou Cassey, Patrick Bergin 

Set in Boston in 1978, a meeting in a deserted warehouse between two gangs turns into a shootout and a game of survival.

Friday, July 14, 2017

NOCTURNAL ANIMALS (2016)



Written & Directed By: Tom Ford 
Based on the Novel By: Austin Wright 
Cinematography By: Seamus McGarvey 
Editor: Joan Sobel 


Cast: Amy Adams, Jake Gylenhaal, Michael Shannon, Armie Hammer, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Laura Linney, Isla Fisher, Karl Glusman, Michael Sheen, Andrea Riseborough, Jena Malone 

 A "story inside a story," in which the first part follows a woman named Susan who receives a book manuscript from her ex-husband, a man whom she left 20 years earlier, asking for her opinion. The second element follows the actual manuscript, called "Nocturnal Animals," which revolves around a man whose family vacation turns violent and deadly. It also continues to follow the story of Susan, who finds herself recalling her first marriage and confronting some dark truths about herself.

JULIETA (2016)



Written & Directed By: Pedro Almodovar 
Based On The Short Stories “Destino, “Pronto” & “Silencio” By: Alice Munro 
Cinematography By: Jean Claude Carreu 
Editor: Jose Salcedo 


Cast: Emma Suarez, Adriana Ugarte, Daniel Grau, Rosy De Palma, Imma Cuesta, Dario Grandinetti, Michelle Jenner, Pilar Castro, Nathalie Poza 

 After a casual encounter, a brokenhearted woman decides to confront her life and the most important events about her stranded daughter.

ABSOLUTELY FABULOUS: THE MOVIE (2016)



Directed By: Mandie Flethcer 
Written By: Jennifer Saunders 
Cinematography By: Chris Goodger 
Editor: Anthony Boys, Gavin Buckley & Billy Sneedon 


Cast: Jennifer Saunders, Joanna Lumley, Julia Sawalha, Kate Moss, Jane Horrocks, Chris Colfer, June Whitfiled, Mo Gaffney, Kathy Burke, Robert Webb, Dawn French, Barry Humphries, Rebel Wilson, Joan Collins, Lulu 


Edina and Patsy are still oozing glitz and glamor, living the high life they are accustomed to; shopping, drinking and clubbing their way around London's trendiest hot-spots. Blamed for a major incident at an uber fashionable launch party, they become entangled in a media storm and are relentlessly pursued by the paparazzi. Fleeing penniless to the glamorous playground of the super-rich, the French Riviera, they hatch a plan to make their escape permanent and live the high life forever more!

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

COLOSSAL (2017)



Written & Directed By: Nacho Vigalondo 
Cinematography By: Eric Cress 
Editor: Ben Baudhain & Luke Doolan 


Cast: Anne Hathaway, Jason Sudeikis, Dan Sevens, Tim Blake Nelson, Austin Stowell 


Gloria is an out-of-work party girl who, after getting kicked out of her apartment by her boyfriend, is forced to leave her life in New York and move back to her hometown. When news reports surface that a giant creature is destroying Seoul, South Korea, Gloria gradually comes to the realization that she is somehow connected to his far-off phenomenon. As events begin to spin out of control, Gloria must determine why her seemingly insignificant existence has such a colossal effect on the fate of the world.

Friday, July 7, 2017

LICENSE TO DRIVE (1988)




Directed By: Greg Beeman 
Written By: Neil Tolkin 
Cinematography By: Bruce Surtees 
Editor: Wendy Greene Bricmont & Stephen Semel 


Cast: Corey Haim, Corey Feldman, Heather Graham, Michael Manasseri, Nina Siemaszko, Carol Kane, Richard Mausr, James Avery, Grant Heslov, M.A. Nickles, Helen Hanft 



A teen decides to go for a night on the town with his friends despite flunking his driver's test.

SAVED! (2004)




Directed By: Brian Dannelly 
Written By: Brian Dannelly & Michael Urban 
Cinematography By: Bobby Bukowski 
Editor: Pamela Martin 
Music By: Christophe Beck 


Cast: Jena Malone, Mandy Moore, Patrick Fugit, Macauly Culkin, Eva Amurri, Martin Donovan, Mary-Louise Parker, Heather Matarazzo, Chad Faust 



When a girl attending a Christian high school becomes pregnant, she finds herself ostracized and demonized, as all of her former friends turn on her.

HIDING OUT (1987)



Directed By: Bob Giraldi 
Written By: Joe Menosky & Jeff Rothberg 
Cinematography By: Daniel Pearl 
Editor: Edward Warschilka 


Cast: Jon Cryer, Keith Coogan, Annabeth Gish, Tim Quill, Claude Brooks, Richard Portnow, Nancy Fish, Ned Eisenberg, John Spencer, Gretchen Cryer, Joy Behar, David Anthony Higgins 


A very successful stock broker is called to court to testify against a mob boss who was into some inside trading. They hide him because of death threats. He gets caught in a gun battle and has to flee. He ends up hiding out as a student in a high school. He has to adjust to how things have changed as a teenager.

Tuesday, July 4, 2017

BABY DRIVER (2017)




Written & Directed By: Edgar Wright 
Cinematography By: Bill Pope 
Editor: Jonathan Amos & Paul Machliss 



Cast: Ansel Egort, Lilly James, Jamie Foxx, Kevin Spacey, Jon Hamm, Eiza Gonzalez, Jon Bernthal, Sky Ferreira, Paul Williams, Flea, CJ Jones


After being coerced into working for a crime boss, a young getaway driver finds himself taking part in a heist doomed to fail.

THE YOUNG OFFENDERS (2017)



Written & Directed By: Peter Foott 
Cinematography By: Patrick Jordan 
Editor: Colin Campbell 

Cast: Alex Murphy, Chris Walley, Hilary Rose, Dominic McHale, P.J. Gallagher, Shane Casey, Pascal Scott 


Inspired by the true story of Ireland's biggest cocaine seizure in 2007, The Young Offenders is a comedy road movie about best friends Conor and Jock, two inner-city teenagers from Cork who dress the same, act the same, and even have the same bum-fluff mustaches. Jock is a legendary bike thief who plays a daily game of cat-and-mouse with the bike-theft-obsessed Garda Sergeant Healy. When a drug-trafficking boat capsizes off the coast of West Cork and 61 bales of cocaine, each worth 7 million euro, are seized, word gets out that there is a bale missing. The boys steal two bikes and go on a road trip hoping to find a missing bale which they can sell so as to escape their troubled home lives....But Sergeant Healy is in hot pursuit.

Friday, June 30, 2017

THE MOST HATED WOMAN IN AMERICA (2017)



Directed By: Tommy O’Haver 
Written By: Tommy O’Haver & Irene Turner 
Cinematography By: Armando Salas 
Editor: Michael X. Flores 


Cast: Melissa Leo, Juno Temple, Josh Lucas, Vincent Karthesier, Adam Scott, Brandon Mychal Smith, Rory Cochrane, Michael Chernus, Alex Frost, Jose Zuniga, Sally Kirkland, Anna Camp, Peter Fonda 

A true story of the much debated rise and demise of a woman, named Madalyn Murray O'Hair, who was known as the head atheist activist of America. She founded the organization, American Atheist, and held the position of president within the organization for 23 years. Quickly this woman became the most loathed person in the country.

MORGAN! : A SUITABLE CASE FOR TREATMENT (1966)



Directed By: Karel Reisz 
Written By: David Mercer 
Cinematography By: Larry Pizer 
Editor: Tom Priestley & Victor Procter 


Cast: David Warner, Vanessa Redgrave, Robert Stephens, Irene Handl, Peter Collingwood 


After his wife leaves him for his former best friend, a failed London artist begins his descent into madness into trying to win her back.

DEIDRA & LANEY ROB A TRAIN (2017)



Directed By: Sydney Freeland 
Written By: Shelby Farell 
Cinematography By: Quyen Tran 
Editor: Michael Taylor 


Cast: Ashleigh Murray, Rachel Crow, David Sullivan, Arturo Castro, Sasheer Zamata, Danielle Niccolet, Tim Blake Nelson, Sharon Lawrence, Missi Pyle 

After their mother ends up in jail, two sisters turn to train robbery in order to support their family.

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

PIRATES OF THE CARRIBEAN: DEAD MEN TELL NO TALES (2017)




Directed By: Joachim Ronning & Espen Sandberg 
Written By: Jeff Nathanson 
Story By: Jeff Nathanson & Terry Rossio 
Based on Characters Created By: Terry Rossio, Ted Elliott, Stuart Beattie & Jay Wolpert Cinematography By: Paul Cameron 
Editing By: Roger Barton & Leigh Folsom Boyd 


Cast: Johnny Depp, Geoffrey Rush, Branton Thwaites, Javier Bardem, Kaya Scodelario, Stephen Graham, Goldshifteh Farahani, Kevin McNally, David Wenham, Martin Kleeba, Angus Barnett 


Captain Jack Sparrow finds the winds of ill-fortune blowing even more strongly when deadly ghost pirates led by his old nemesis, the terrifying Captain Salazar, escape from the Devil's Triangle, determined to kill every pirate at sea...including him. Captain Jack's only hope of survival lies in seeking out the legendary Trident of Poseidon, a powerful artifact that bestows upon its possessor total control over the seas.

Saturday, June 24, 2017

DREAMLAND (2017)



Directed By: Robert Schwartzman 
Written By: Benjamin Font & Robert Schwartzman 
Cinematography By: Benjamin Kasulke 
Editor: Chris Donlon 


Cast: Johnny Simmons, Amy Landecker, Frankie Shaw, Beverly D’Angelo, Alan Ruck, Jason Schwartzman, Talia Shire, Shay Mitchell, Nick Thune, Noel Wells 

Part-time pianist Monty Fagan begins a May-December romance that upends his home life.

GET THE GIRL (2017)



Written & Directed By: Eric England 
Story By: Eric England & Graham Denman 
Cinematography By: Mike Testin 
Editor: Micahel Felker  

Cast: Justin Dobies, Noah Segan, Elizabeth Whitson, Scout Taylor-Compton, James Ladry Hebert, Adi Shankar, Jerry Purpdrank 


A wealthy young man is conned into staging a fake kidnapping in order to be a hero and win the affection of a girl he's madly in love with. But when one of the hired kidnappers is accidentally killed during the charade, he's forced to actually save her life while not revealing that it's been a ruse all along.

THE LAST MINUTE (2001)



Written & Directed: Stephen Norrington 
Cinematography By: James Welland 
Editor: Stephen Norrington & Elliot Graham 


Cast: Max Beesly, Emily Corrie, Jason Issacs, Frank Harper, Anthony Higgins, Udo Kier, Tom Bell, Kate Ashfield, Stephen Dorff, Stephen Graham, Sienna Guillory 


The clock is ticking towards The Last Minute, but no one knows it. No one except Billy Byrne - young, cool and talented, he's the Next Big Thing. At least that's what the London glitterazzi are saying, on the streets, in the clubs, in the Business. But the glitterazzi turn out to be wrong and Billy Byrne is all over in a split second. His world detonates. His self-esteem splinters. Suddenly he's on a rollercoaster ride into the London underworld - a dangerous land of murderers, thieves and talent agents.

Thursday, June 22, 2017

A CURE FOR WELLNESS (2017)




Directed By: Gore Verbinski 
Written By: Justin Haythe 
Story By: Gore Verbinski & Justin Haythe 
Cinematography By: Bojan Bazelli 
Editor: Pete Beaudreau & Lance Pereira 


Cast: Dane Dehann, Mia Goth, Jason Issacs, Harry Groener, Carl Lumbly, Lisa Barnes

FIST FIGHT (2017)




Directed By: Richie Keen 
Written By: Van Robichaux & Evan Susser 
Story By: Max Greenfield, Van Robichaux & Evan Susser 
Cinematography By: Eric Edwards 
Editor: Matthew Freund 


Cast: Charlie Day, Ice Cube, Jillian Bell, Tracy Morgan, Dean Norris, Kumail Nanjani, JoAnna Garcia-Swisher, Dennis Haysbert, Christina Hendricks, Kym Whitley, Stephne Weir, Alexa Nisenson, Max Carver, Charlie Carver, Nolan Bateman 


When one school teacher unwittingly causes another teacher's dismissal, he is challenged to an after-school fight.

Thursday, June 1, 2017

MOVIES WATCHED IN MAY (2017)

THE DEVIL'S CANDY (2017)



Written & Directed By: Sean Byrne 
Cinematography By: Simon Chapman 
Editor: Andy Canny 


Cast: Ethan Embry, Shiri Appleby, Pruitt Taylor Vince, Kiara Glasco, Tony Amendola, Leland Orser, Jamie Tisdale 


A struggling painter is possessed by satanic forces after he and his young family move into their dream home in rural Texas, in this creepy haunted-house tale

Friday, May 26, 2017

ELLE (2016)



Directed By: Paul Verhoeven 
Written By: David Birke 
French Adaptation: Harold Manning 
Based on the book by: Philippe Djian 
Cinematography By: Stephane Fontaine 
Editor: Job Ter Burg 


Cast: Isabelle Huppert, Laurent Lafitte, Anne Cosigny, Charles Berling, Christina Berkel, Vilmala Pons, Alice Issaz 


Michèle seems indestructible. Head of a successful video game company, she brings the same ruthless attitude to her love life as to business. Being attacked in her home by an unknown assailant changes Michèle's life forever. When she resolutely tracks the man down, they are both drawn into a curious and thrilling game, a game that may, at any moment, spiral out of control.

THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN (2016)



Directed By: Tate Taylor 
Written By: Erin Cressida Wilson 
Based On The Book By: Paula Hawkins 
Cinematography By: Charlotte Bruus Christensen 
Editor: Andrew Buckland & Michael McCusker 
Original Score By: Danny Elfman 


Cast: Emily Blunt, Haley Bennett, Rebecca Ferguson, Edgar Ramirez, Luke Evans, Alison Janney, Justin Theroux, Laura Prepon, John Norris, Lisa Kudrow 


A divorcee becomes entangled in a missing persons investigation that promises to send shockwaves throughout her life.

FACTORY GIRL (2006)



Directed By: George Hickenlooper 
Written By: Captain Mauzner 
Story By: Simon Monjack, Aaron Richard Golub & Captain Mauzner 
Cinematography By: Michael Grady 
Editor: Michael Levine & Dana E. Glauberman 


Cast: Sienna Miller, Hayden Christensen, Guy Pearce, Shawn Hasoty, Jimmy Fallon, Mena Suvari, Jack Huston, Edward Herrmann, Beth Grant, Illeana Douglas, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, James Naughton, Brian Bell, Patrick Wilson, Don Novello, Johnny Whitworth, Colleen Camp, Alexi Wasser, Joel Michaely 


Based on the rise and fall of socialite Edie Sedgwick, concentrating on her relationships with Andy Warhol and a folk singer.

A CINDERELLA STORY (2004)



Directed By: Mark Rosman 
Written By: Leigh Dunlap 
Cinematography By: Anthony B. Richmond 
Editor: Cara Silverman 


Cast: Hillary Duff, Jennifer Coolidge, Chad Michael Murray, Paul Rodriguez, Regina King, Kevin Kilner, Whip Hubley, Simon Helberg, Lin Shaye, Julie Gonzalo, Madeline Zima 


Routinely exploited by her wicked stepmother, the downtrodden Sam Montgomery is excited about the prospect of meeting her Internet beau at the school's Halloween dance.

Saturday, May 20, 2017

THE HORDE (2009)



Directed By: Yannick Dahan & Benjamin Docher
Written By: Arnaud Bordas, Stephane Moissakas, Yannick Dahan & Benjamin Docher 
Script Consultant: Nicolas Peufaillit 
Cinematography By: Julien Meurice 
Editor: Dimitri Amar 

Cast: Eriq Ebouaney, Claude Perron, Jean-Pierre Martins, Aurelien Recoing, Doudou Masta 


A posse of crooked cops, malevolent gangsters and a horde of walking dead are the centre point of this gruesome, tight, action packed, claustrophobic tale of retribution and escape. Penned like animals, on the top floor of a deserted high-rise block, these two opposing gangs find that they are not alone in the lair of bloodthirsty corridors of death. Joining forces to survive, they must reach ground level together or perish.

Friday, May 19, 2017

FEAR, INC (2016)



Directed By: Vincent Masciale 
Written By: Luke Barnett 
Cinematography By: Shan Liljestrand 
Editor: Angela Trivino 

Cast: Lucas Neff, Chris Marquette, Abigail Breslin, Richard Riehle, Leslie Jordan, Patrick Renna, Mark Moses, Caitlin Stasey, Stephanie Drake, Naomi Grossman, David Ury, Marlon Young, Ronnie Gene Blevins 

Fear, Inc. follows a company of degenerates who can be hired for a premium to bring your greatest fears to life. But when horror junkie Joe Foster's customized scare seemingly begins, he and his friends must decide if this company is there to scare them or make them pawns in their own sick game.