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Daily Archives: August 30, 2018
Jason Reitman directed this take on the heir apparent to the Democratic nomination for presidents, boots-wearing, boots-knocking Senator Gary Hart of Colorado. Hugh Jackman, Vera Farmiga and Oscar winner J.K. Simmons star in this political drama about a politician brought … Continue reading
“The Little Stranger” is a quiet, stately Gothic ghost story, an exquisitely observed British period piece built upon understated, reserved and stoic performances by Domhnall Gleeson and the formidable Ruth Wilson. What is isn’t, despite a mood as chilling as … Continue reading
This second peek at Ryan Gosling’s Oscar bait historical thriller raises the stakes, ups the ante and pounds home the charisma of the cast. Gosling as Neil Armstrong, Claire Foy FIERCE as his wife Janet, and Corey Stoll as the … Continue reading
A horror film directed by a fellow named Kevorkian, with English xenophobia as its subtext? We are…intrigued. “Await Further Instructions” played all the right (horror) festivals, and opens Oct. 6 in the US.
An ever-so-English ghost story starring the omnipresent Domnhall Gleeson and the always scary Ruth Wilson, opening Friday, only previewing last night in some cities and this AM in mine. Horror films that hit tend to not be period pieces, brand … Continue reading
If there’s one thing August of 2018 has underscored, it’s the growing position of Chinese money and in film production and the impact the Chinese market international and Asian-American audience at home. Everything from “The Meg” to “Crazy Rich Asians,” … Continue reading