Netflix News: Brad Pitt & Tilda Swinton in teaser for ‘War Machine’ – available May 26th

Oh, Netflix. You are truly worth $11.99 per month. An absurdist war story for our times, writer-director David Michôd (Animal Kingdom) recreates a U.S. General’s roller-coaster rise and fall as part reality, part savage parody – raising the specter of just where the line between them lies today. His is an exploration of a born leader’s ultra-confident march right into Read More →

Review: ‘The Big Short’ Delivers Big

If you were to ask anyone what the two scariest things that could happen to this country would be, my guess is that they would answer: terrorism and an economic collapse, both of which have become reality in the last 15 years. The latter is the subject of Michael Lewis’ non-fiction book “The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine” which Read More →

New Trailer for ‘The Big Short’ is Here!

Paramount Pictures and Regency Enterprises have released a new trailer for Adam McKay’s newest film The Big Short starring Christian Bale, Steve Carell, Ryan Gosling and Brad Pitt and you can check it out below! When four outsiders saw what the big banks, media and government refused to, the global collapse of the economy, they had an idea:  The Big Read More →

Review: The subtle & unexpected ‘By the Sea’ from Writer/Director Angelina Jolie Pitt

Let’s watch the trailer: There are three different ways I can describe By the Sea, written, directed and starring Angelina Jolie Pitt opposite husband, Brad Pitt. Roland and Vanessa (Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie Pitt) are a seasoned couple beginning a vacation at a beautiful hotel in the south of France in the 1970s. When a young newlywed couple moves in next door, Read More →

Ryan Gosling, Christian Bale, Steve Carell, Brad Pitt star in new trailer for Adam McKay’s ‘The Big Short’

When four outsiders saw what the big banks, media and government refused to, the global collapse of the economy, they had an idea:  The Big Short. Their bold investment leads them into the dark underbelly of modern banking where they must question everyone and everything.  Based on the true story and best-selling book by Michael Lewis (The Blind Side, Moneyball),  and Read More →

Battle of The Actors Round 2 Match-Ups!

Last Week Sarah Jessica Parker, Elizabeth Taylor, Vera Farmiga and Helen Mirren moved on with Eva Green beating Marion Cotilaard to move on in the bonus match-up. This week, round 2 begins! Brad’s Bracket: Jeremy’s Bracket: Liz’s Bracket: Melissas’ Bracket: Michael’s Bracket:

Battle of The Actors Round 1 Matchups Part 3!

Amanda Plummer, Amy Adams, Emily Blunt and Julianne Moore moved on in the brackets and Anne Hathaway beat Emma Thompson in the bonus bracket by yet ANOTHER slim margin ..this weeks matchups we switch gears and return to the guys…actors showdown! Let’s get it on! Brad’s Bracket: Jeremy’s Bracket: Liz’s Bracket: Melissas’ Bracket: Michael’s Bracket:

‘World War Z’ Sequel Sets Release Date

Paramount Pictures has revealed that World War Z 2 will arrive in theaters on June 9, 2017 and Brad Pitt will return for the sequel with The Impossible‘s Juan Antonio Bayona attached to direct. Locke writer and director Steven Knight will be providing the screenplay for World War Z 2 with Brad Pitt serving as producer. 20th Century Fox had previously announced Fantastic Four 2 for June 9th setting up quite a showdown for the Read More →

Michael’s Review: ‘Fury’- Ensemble Cast Hits the Target

Filmmakers of World War II movies, one of Hollywood’s favorite subjects, have a difficult task when portraying the difficulties of war and depicting the sacrifices that each side had to endure. Many wartime films suffer in their portrayal because the filmmakers are either too afraid to go too far in showing the real gruesome nature of war or they scale Read More →

4 Guesses for the Surprise Screening at this year’s New York Film Festival

Film Society at Lincoln Center has a “surprise screening” this year for the New York Film Festival. Two of the movies in recent years have been Martin Scorcese‘s Hugo and Stephen Spielberg‘s Lincoln. I’ve never been lucky enough to get tickets, but this year, I did, so my mind is going wild with the possibilities. Maybe I’m way off base, but here’s my top Read More →