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‘Goodfellas’ (1990): The *Other* Greatest Crime Drama of All Time

Directed by: Martin Scorsese || Produced by: Irwin Winkler Screenplay by: Nicholas Pileggi, Martin Scorsese || Starring: Robert De Niro, Ray Liotta, Joe Pesci, Lorraine Bracco, Paul Sorvino, Frank Sivero, Frank Vincent, Tony Darrow, Mike Starr, Check Low, Frank DiLeo Cinematography: Michael Ballhaus || Edited by: Thelma Schoonmaker || Country: United States || Language: English … Continue reading

‘Moonlight’ (2016): When Dramatic Cinema is More Bizarre than Awards-Bait

Directed by: Barry Jenkins || Produced by: Adele Romanski, Dede Gardner, Jeremy Kleiner Screenplay by: Barry Jenkins, Tarell Alvin McCraney || Starring: Trevante Rhodes, Andre Holland, Janelle Monae, Ashton Sanders, Jharrel Jerome, Naomie Harris, Mahershala Ali, Alex Hibbert Music by: Nicholas Britell || Cinematography: James Laxton || Edited by: Nat Sanders, Joi McMillon || Country: … Continue reading

‘Don’t Breathe’ (2016): The Return of Mainstream Exploitation Cinema

Directed by: Fede Alvarez || Produced by: Fede Alvarez, Sam Raimi, Robert Tapert Screenplay by: Fede Alvarez, Rodo Sayagues || Starring: Jane Levy, Dylan Minnette, Daniel Zovatto, Stephen Lang, Franciska Torocsik, Emma Bercovici, Christian Zagia, Katia Bokor, Sergej Onopko Music by: Roque Banos || Cinematography: Pedro Luque || Edited by: Eric L. Beason, Louise Ford, … Continue reading

Fuck You, It’s January! (2017)

Happy New Year, folks. It’s that magical time of year, once again, where Hollywood studios release films too HOT for the previous holiday season! Let us all give thanks for Kate Beckinsale and Milla Jovovich still being employed. From the good folks at Red Letter Media… …. FUCK YOU, IT’S JANUARY.  — TRB

‘Election’ (2005-2006): A Two-Part Triad Extravaganza

Directed by: Johnnie To || Produced by: Dennis Law, Johnnie To Screenplay by: Yau Nahi-ho, Yip Tin-shing || Starring: Simon Yam, Louis Koo, Tony Leung Ka-fai, Nick Cheung, Lam Suet, Gordon Lam, Wong Tin-lam, Maggie Shiu, David Chiang, Tam Ping-man, Mark Cheng, Andy On, You Yong Music by: Lo Ta-yu, Robert Ellis-Geiger || Cinematography: Cheng … Continue reading