Sometimes Always Never

Even now after watching so films through the years every now and again we can still be surprised when we find a hidden gem. It doesn’t have to be a block buster or be littered with A-listers; it simply is a change of pace that catches our attention and charms us in the process. In … Continue reading Sometimes Always Never

Exit Plan

Sitting on the edge of your seat, eyes glued to the screen and every moment passing you try to anticipate what comes next… films that fall within the suspense, thriller or mystery genres tend to keep the viewer’s attention in such manners. Through clever writing and/or directing we can be led down the darkest trails … Continue reading Exit Plan

The Jesus Rolls

There is a rolodex filled with interesting characters introduced to us by Joel & Ethan Coen, The Coen brothers: H.I. played by Nicolas Cage in Raising Arizona, Anton Chigurh played by Javier Bardem in No Country For Old Men or Marge Gunderson played by Frances McDormand in Fargo. My personal favorite would have to be … Continue reading The Jesus Rolls

The Man Who Killed Don Quixote

Filmmaking has never been known to be an easy undertaking. The work involved from beginning to end is tedious and unrelenting; the passion behind seeing it through till the end pushes a filmmaker forward. There are numerous reasons why projects may never get off the ground though and fall into “development hell”. In reality the … Continue reading The Man Who Killed Don Quixote

Stray

            Superheroes and villains are all over the mainstream media and has proven to be a box office juggernaut… when done right, Films like Super, Kick-Ass and Chronicle have proven a gritty, alternate take of the superhero world can succeed. Unfortunately not everything that hits the screens is a guaranteed success. First time feature director … Continue reading Stray

All About Nina

No one’s life is all sunshine with rainbows and most of us tend to know that harsh reality. We all deal with issues that we carry with us everywhere we go but we also have the ability to manage them accordingly. What happens though when your life is out in the public eye and on … Continue reading All About Nina

American Dresser

There is a certain lifestyle I believe that surrounds owning a motorcycle. I feel there comes a sense of freedom and a different perspective on the world. Films and televisions shows like Easy Rider, The Wild One and Sons of Anarchy have captured this lifestyle of the rebel attitude. The newest entry in the motorcycle … Continue reading American Dresser

Colette

Handling of a biopic can be difficult for filmmakers. Problems of the right actor and most importantly what story of theirs to tell can make or break a film. In watching the latest film from director Wash Westmoreland Colette starring Keira Knightley (Bend It Like Beckham, Pirates of the Caribbean) there is no denying the … Continue reading Colette