The Dead Don’t Die (2019)

The Dead Don’t Die (2019)

The Dead Don’t Die. Directed by: Jim Jarmusch. Starring: Bill Murray, Adam Driver, Chloë Sevigny. Runtime: 1h 44 min. Released: June 14, 2019. My reviews usually contain spoilers so you've been warned about that. However, here, I don't really talk about a lot of the major plot points because nothing really happens.  This is the [...]

Re-released Review: Michael Clayton (2007)

Michael Clayton Release Date: October 12, 2007 Director: Tony Gilroy Stars: George Clooney, Tilda Swinton, Tom Wilkinson Runtime: 119 min Tagline: The truth can be adjusted.  The truth is, this was one disappointing film for me, showcased by great talents. Michael Clayton is a “fixer” for a big law firm in New York, and he has to face the biggest job [...]

Celebrity Birthdays: October 29 – November 11

Happy 30th birthday to Ben Foster. He often plays eerie roles, like in Hostage or in 30 Days of Night. Foster is a great screen presence and he's best known for his roles in 3:10 to Yuma, Pandorum, The Messenger, and The Mechanic. My favourite films with Foster in a leading or supporting role: Hostage (2005) -- Alpha Dog (2006) -- 30 Days of Night (2007).   The late [...]

We Need to Talk About Kevin – A disturbing and unique experience.

We Need to Talk About Kevin Release Date: September 4, 2011 (First U.S. Festival Release Date) Director: Lynne Ramsay Stars: Tilda Swinton, John C. Reilly, Ezra Miller Runtime: 112 min [I've written about this over at http://themovieguideblog.wordpress.com/, but I wanted to post it on here, too!] This film is wonderfully adapted from a fairly overlooked novel of the same [...]

The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (2005)

The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe Release Date: December 9, 2005 Director: Andrew Adamson Stars: Tilda Swinton, Georgie Henley, William Moseley Runtime: 143 min Tagline: The beloved masterpiece comes to life December 9. It's a pretty great fantasy children's and family film. I wasn't aware that this was actually based [...]