Looper, the sci-fi thriller written and directed by Rian Johnson, marks the tenth anniversary of its theatrical release in 2012. Rian Johnson certainly knows how to make them–Looper remains one of the most original films of the past decade. By the time that I first saw Looper in 2012, I was already familiar with Johnson’s work on two episodes of Breaking Bad. His third episode, which didn’t air until September 2013 is one of the…"Looper: Rian Johnson’s Sci-Fi Thriller Marks 10 Years"
Spontaneous is an explosive coming-of-age comedy where no day is even guaranteed for anyone attending Covington High School. Aaron Starmer’s novel gets the small screen treatment in Brian Duffield’s adaptation. While the novel was first published four years ago, the story being told is very much on brand for 2020. Imagine going to high school and witnessing your friends exploding to death with blood landing everywhere. The amount of clothing that needs to be washed…"Spontaneous: An Explosive Coming-Of-Age Comedy"
I don’t know what we as a society did to deserve a Has Fallen trilogy but Angel Has Fallen certainly isn’t going to raise the bar. Aaron Eckhart does not return as President Benjamin Asher. There’s not a single mention of him in the film. In any event, Morgan Freeman’s Allan Trumbull is now the president. Serving as Trumbull’s Vice President is Martin Kirby (Tim Blake Nelson). Gerard Butler also reprises his role as everyone’s…"Angel Has Fallen: Somehow, We Got A Trilogy"