The Inspection is not easy to watch but this is a cathartic piece of filmmaking for filmmaker Elegance Bratton by sharing his story. Elegance Bratton’s narrative debut takes viewers back in time to 2005. A time when military policy dictated “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell.” Say what you will about how homophobic the policy was but it’s either join the military or live on the streets when one is kicked out of their home for being…"The Inspection – Toronto 2022"
Hustle isn’t only a love letter to the NBA and Philadelphia but one of Adam Sandler’s top tier performances since going into motion pictures. It turns out that the secret to making a good movie starring Adam Sandler is to have an auteur director at the helm. The other thing is to take him as far away from his standard comedy comfort zone. We saw this most recently with The Meyerwitz Stories, Uncut Gems, and…"Hustle: A Love Letter To The NBA"
Cooper Raiff follows up his SXSW award-winning Shithouse with Cha Cha Real Smooth, a film set on the Bar and Bat Mitzvah circuit. (If you are searching on Google to see if either Cooper Raiff or Dakota Johnson are Jewish, the answer is no. That’s just another frustration with the film). My worst fear going into this film was that Dakota Johnson would be the latest non-Jewish actress starring as a Jewish woman. This turns…"Cha Cha Real Smooth – Sundance 2022"
Guy Ritchie and Jason Statham reunite for the Los Angeles-set Wrath of Man, an English language remake of French thriller Le convoyeur. Listen, the film is certainly not going to win any Oscars but it was just so great to be back inside a dark movie theater for a press screening. Only the big screen is going to be able to do this sort of action film any justice with regards to the sound mix.…"Wrath of Man Reunites Guy Ritchie & Jason Statham"