I had a couple questions going into my screening of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. The big one was whether the film would be able to build and maintain suspense while telling a story that is directly related to events we know will happen in Star Wars: Episode IV
Slow West, the bravura feature writing and directing debut of John Maclean (notable, at least to me, for being a founding member of The Beta Band), is the tale of a 16 year old Scottish boy travelling across the American frontier in search of the woman he loves, Rose played by
EXODUS: GODS AND KINGS — Not the camp disaster some expected, but nonetheless a flawed, frustrating film.
Ryan Gosling’s directorial debut LOST RIVER, formerly named How To Catch A Monster, gets a teaser and lots of Matt Smith muscles!
This weeks biggest releases are Lincoln, Killing Them Softly, and A Royal Affair. Lincoln gave Daniel Day-Lewis a Oscar win for his remarkable performance as president Lincoln. Here’s a clip from Lincoln: And as usual, please don’t hesitate to share what Blu-Rays and DVDs you’ve bought recently, or plan to buy this
Killing Then Softly has been a long time in the making, and I for one am uber excited to see it! The film looks like American mob crimes at its best, based off the 1974 novel Cogan’s Trade written by George V. Higgins. Jackie Cogan is played by the film’s