The Independent, a new political journalism thriller, arrives on Peacock days before Americans go to the polls for the midterm election. The real October surprise? Peacock’s announcement of this thriller! There are so many options this week and that’s not an understatement. If you have election anxiety right now, the film probably is not the best option. Otherwise, I do recommend watching. Hey, it’s got Jodie Turner-Smith and Brian Cox in leading roles. You cannot…"The Independent: A Political Journalism Thriller"
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Academy Award-nominated filmmaker Noah Baumbach takes a break from original works in adapting White Noise for the screen. For the first time in his filmmaker career, Baumbach wasn’t sure what he would film after the release of Marriage Story. As we all know, most of the world went into lockdown shortly after the Academy Awards ceremony in early 2020. During this time, Baumbach decided to revisit Don DeLillo’s novel and it spoke to him in…"White Noise: This Satire Is Relevant As Ever"
Queen and Slim is a thought-provoking thriller that will have movie goers looking at the outlaws-on-the-run in a different perspective. Tonally, there is a lot to say about this film. The film starts out with us sitting in on a Tinder date between a retail employee (Daniel Kaluuya) and a criminal defense attorney (Jodie Turner-Smith). That she is a criminal defense attorney lends an extra layer to what unfolds shortly thereafter. Take it as what…"Queen and Slim: A Thought-Provoking Thriller"