Recap of June’s Theatrical Releases

I saw six out of the nine major theatrical releases of June. I still plan on seeing the following from the month of June, in alphabetical order: "Berberian Sound Studio", "The Bling Ring", "Byzantium", "The Internship", "Maniac", "Much Ado About Nothing", "Song for Marion", "Syrup" (because I love Brittany Snow), "Violet & Daisy", White House [...]

Man of Steel (2013)

Release Date: June 14, 2013 Director: Zack Snyder Stars: Henry Cavill, Amy Adams, Michael Shannon Runtime: 143 min Man of Steel is my first film experience with the Clark Kent/Superman character. So, I cannot compare this to earlier Superman films. As an origins story, it does introduce this character in a unique way, but not [...]

Mud (2013)

Two teenage boys encounter a fugitive living in a boat in the trees on an island. They form a pact to help him evade the bounty hunters on his trail and to reunite him with his true love. Release Date: May 10, 2013 Director: Jeff Nichols Stars: Matthew McConaughey, Tye Sheridan, Jacob Lofland Runtime: 130 [...]

Premium Rush (2012)

Premium Rush Release Date: August 24, 2012 Director: David Koepp Stars: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Dania Ramirez, Michael Shannon Runtime: 91 min Tagline: Ride Like Hell Premium Rush is filled with fun one-liners, reckless characters and a fast-paced story; all the characteristics of a fine action flick. That's just what this is: a fine action movie that [...]

Take Shelter (2011) Review

Take Shelter  Release Date: November 10, 2011 Director: Jeff Nichols Stars: Michael Shannon, Jessica Chastain, Shea Whigham Runtime: 120 min Curtis (Michael Shannon) is a loving father and husband, who works as a construction worker. At the age of thirty-five, he begins experiencing horrible dreams and frightening hallucinations. He automatically assumes he has a mental [...]