Contagion (2011), and my thoughts on the Coronavirus/COVID-19

Contagion (2011), and my thoughts on the Coronavirus/COVID-19

Directed by: Steven Soderbergh. Starring: Matt Damon, Kate Winslet, Jude Law. Runtime: 1h 46 min. Released: September 9, 2011. Some spoilers follow. During our Coronavirus pandemic, it seems like everyone is watching Steven Soderbergh’s Contagion. Last week I think this was at No. 35 on the Most Popular Movies IMDb chart and as of this [...]

Triple 9 (2016)

Triple 9 (2016)

Released: February 26, 2016. Directed by: John Hillcoat. Starring: Casey Affleck, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Anthony Mackie. Runtime: 1hr 55 min. In John Hillcoat’s latest film Triple 9, he brings us into the world of criminals and corrupt cops being blackmailed by the Russia mafia in Atlanta, Georgia, a location that is never exactly clear. After the [...]

Labor Day (2013)

Released: January 31, 2014. Directed by: Jason Reitman. Starring: Kate Winslet, Josh Brolin, Gattlin Griffith. Runtime: 111 min. Warning: If you don't want to know a lot about the film before seeing this, there might be more minor spoilers in this review than my usual review. But I guess there's always that spoiler risk when [...]

Movie 43 (2013)

Movie 43 Release Date: January 25, 2013 Directors: Elizabeth Banks, Steven Brill, Peter Farrelly (and 10 others) Stars: Liev Schreiber, Emma, Stone, Richard Gere Runtime: 94 min I just watched a version online, and I believe it was the version released in the U.K.; it's an alternate plot to the U.S. version that doesn't have [...]