Minions: The Rise of Gru continues to take audiences on the path towards the first Despicable Me with a lot of fun slapstick moments. However, I would be remis to point out a problem with the film’s soundtrack. There’s a point in the film where we hear the five-tone motif from John Williams’s score for Close Encounters of the Third Kind. The problem with this is that this film is set 1976 and Close Encounters…"Minions: The Rise of Gru Hits The 70s"
The violent action-thriller, Nobody, stars Better Call Saul‘s Bob Odenkirk in what could very well be his most violent role to date. Until Breaking Bad and follow-up series Better Call Saul came to be, most of us knew Bob Odenkirk for his comedy. But without the former, it’s possible we don’t get Odenkirk cast in Steven Spielberg’s The Post. Of course, I don’t know this for sure. Come to think of it, I don’t think…"Nobody: A Violent Action-Thriller"
The Dead Don’t Die may work as a horror comedy but writer-director Jim Jarmusch ultimately aims for both meta and allegorical comedy. “This is going to end badly,” police officer Ronald Peterson (Adam Driver) repeatedly tells police chief Cliff Robertson (Bill Murray). How does Peterson know this? He read the full script. Robertson on the other hand would only receive the pages with his scenes. While the joke may be self-referential, it ultimately pays off. Other…"The Dead Don’t Die Goes Meta"