I.S.S. isn’t much of a stretch as tensions flare on the International Space Station as war breaks out between the United States and Russia. Gabriela Cowperthwaite directs a tense thriller that will have audiences sitting on the edge of their seats. I.S.S. feels like one of those films that could have been ripped from the headlines. Interestingly enough, the film’s production notes point out that the Russian invasion of Ukraine started after they went into…"I.S.S. – Tribeca 2023"
AIR shows how Sonny Vaccaro was instrumental in Nike beating Converse and Adidas in signing Michael Jordan to a shoe contract. I have to get this out of the way right now. Alex Convery’s script is mostly perfect. This goes not just for the screenwriter but director Ben Affleck, actor Matt Damon, and film editor William Goldenberg, too. There’s a scene in the film where they’re talking about athletes and signing them at Nike. I…"AIR: How Nike Won Over And Signed Michael Jordan"
Ruby Sparks, starring Paul Dano and Zoe Kazan, recently marked the tenth anniversary since the film’s theatrical release in 2012. “I started seeing her this morning. It’s like that movie Harvey. Except she’s not a giant rabbit.” – Calvin Weir-Fields I meant to get to the rewatch ahead of Monday’s 10th anniversary. With the Hall of Fame inductions and home entertainment releases on Tuesday, I simply ran out of time. In any event, the film…"Ruby Sparks Marks 10th Anniversary"
J Blakeson’s I Care A Lot blends a mix of comedy and thrills to deliver a satire with another strong performance from actress Rosamund Pike. Marla Grayson (Rosamund Pike) is a legal guardian and is the type who will take advantage of any loophole in the system. If it means paying doctors off to have another ward of the state, so be it. Marla is the type of woman who will rob her clients and…"Toronto 2020: I Care A Lot"
Birds of Prey (And the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn) is now available for fans to buy or rent on 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray, DVD, and Digital. Given that Margot Robbie’s Harley Quinn was the best thing in DC’s Suicide Squad, it was only natural that the character would be given a spin-off. Jared Leto doesn’t come back to reprise his role from the film’s predecessor. In fact, there character is only alluded to…"Birds of Prey now on Blu-ray, DVD"
Birds of Prey (And the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn) is the type of film that gives its viewers exactly what they want. Harley Quinn (Margot Robbie) catches us up on what she’s been doing lately. The good news is that if you missed Suicide Squad, there’s nothing to fear. You get the origin story within mere moments before a break-up story. Hey, there must be a way to explain why the Clown Prince…"Birds of Prey: A Mighty Fun Time"
In her feature debut, Blame, Quinn Shephard just about does it all and proves to be a revelation. Whether it’s directing, writing, acting, editing, or producing, Shephard is a versatile talent. Not many filmmakers would do this much in their feature debut by Shephard rises to the challenge. It does not hurt that she has a real knack for storytelling. Abigail Grey (Quinn Shephard) isn’t your typical student. She’d rather have her nose in a…"Blame: Quinn Shephard is A Revelation"