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‘War Machine’ (2017): Review

Directed by: David Michod || Produced by: Brad Pitt, Dede Gardner, Jeremy Kleiner, Ted Sarandos, Ian Bryce Screenplay by: David Michod || Starring: Brad Pitt, Emory Cohen, RJ Cyler, Topher Grace, Anthony Michael Hall, Anthony Hayes, John Magaro, Scoot McNairy, Will Poulter, Alan Ruck, Lakeith Stanfield, Josh Stewart, Meg Tilly, Tilda Swinton, Ben Kingsley, Tim … Continue reading

Guy Ritchie’s ‘Lock, Stock & Two Smoking Barrels’ (1998) & ‘Snatch’ (2000): Double Review

Directed by: Guy Ritchie || Produced by: Matthew Vaughn Screenplay by: Guy Ritchie || Starring: Jason Flemyng1-2, Dexter Fletcher1, Nick Moran1, Jason Statham1-2, Steven Mackintosh1, Vinnie Jones1-2, Sting1, Stephen Graham1, Alan Ford1-2, Brad Pitt2, Dennis Farina2, Rade Serbedzija2, Benicio del Toro2, Lennie James2, Robbie Gee2, Ade2 Music by: David A. Huges1, John Murphy1-2 || Cinematography: … Continue reading

How the Other Half Lives… ‘Edge of Seventeen’ (2016) & ‘To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before’ (2018): Double Review

Directed by: Susan Johnson [Boys], Kelly Fremon Craig [Seventeen] || Produced by: Brian Robbins, James Lassiter, Will Smith [Boys], James L. Brooks, Richard Sakai [Seventeen] Screenplay by: Sofia Alvarez [Boys], Kelly Fremon Craig [Seventeen] || Starring: Lana Condor, Noah Centineo, Janel Parrish, Anna Cathcart, Andrew Bachelor [Boys], Hailee Steinfeld, Woody Harrelson, Blake Jenner, Kyra Sedgwick … Continue reading

A Yorgos Lanthimos Sampling (‘The Lobster’ [2015], ‘The Killing of a Sacred Deer’ [2017], ‘The Favourite’ [2018]): Triple Review

Directed by: Yorgos Lanthimos || Produced by: Ceci Dempsey, Lee Magiday [Lobster, Favourite], Ed Guiney, Yorgos Lanthimos Screenplay by: Efthimis Filippou, Yorgos Lanthimos [Lobster, Killing], Deborah Davis, Tony McNamara [Favourite] || Starring: Colin Farrell, Rachel Weisz, Jessica Barden, Olivia Colman, John C. Reilly, Lea Seydoux, Ben Wishaw [Lobster], Nicole Kidman, Barry Keoghan [Killing], Emma Stone, … Continue reading

‘Scott Pilgrim vs. The World (2010): Review

Directed by: Edgar Wright || Produced by: Eric Gitter, Nira Park, Marc Platt, Edgar Wright Screenplay by: Michael Bacall, Edgar Wright || Starring: Michael Cera, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Kieran Culkin, Chris Evans, Anna Kendrick, Alison Pill, Brandon Routh, Jason Schwartzman, Brie Larson, Ellen Wong, Aubrey Plaza Music by: Nigel Godrich || Cinematography: Bill Pope || … Continue reading

Three Flavours Cornetto (2004, 2007, 2013): Trilogy Review

Directed by: Edgar Wright || Produced by: Nira Park [Shaun],  Tim Bevan, Eric Fellner [Fuzz, World’s End] Screenplay by: Edgar Wright, Simon Pegg || Starring: Simon Pegg, Nick Frost, Julia Deakin, Martin Freeman, Bill Nighy, Rafe Spall, Patricia Franklin Music by: Pete Woodhead, Daniel Mudford [Shaun], David Arnold [Fuzz], Steven Price [World’s End] || Cinematography: … Continue reading

Why ‘Everybody Loves Raymond’ (1996-2005)…

I recently wrote about my affections for the sitcom television show and pop culture phenomenon that is The Big Bang Theory (2007-present), a show I feel is both overrated and underappreciated by different audiences. In many respects, however, the prism through which I view The Big Bang Theory (henceforth, BBT) and have viewed most every … Continue reading

‘Ingrid Goes West’ (2017): Review

Directed by: Matt Spicer || Produced by: Jared Ian Goldman, Aubrey Plaza, Tim White, Adam Mirels, Robert Mirels Screenplay by: David Branson Smith, Matt Spicer || Starring: Aubrey Plaza, Elizabeth Olsen, Billy Magnussen, Wyatt Russell, Pom Klmentieff, O’Shea Jackson Jr., Hannah Utt, Joseph Breen Cinematography: Bryce Fortner || Edited by: Jack Price || Country: United … Continue reading

In Defense of ‘The Big Bang Theory’ (2007-Present): Not a Review

The Big Bang Theory is one of the most popular television sitcoms of the late 2000s and 2010s. Like similar modern shows such as How I Met Your Mother (2005-2014) and Modern Family (2009-present), it represents a shift in mainstream television portrayals of modern America, including its emphasis on pop culture references, scientific research, higher … Continue reading

‘Trainspotting 2’ (2017): Review

Directed by: Danny Boyle || Produced by: Bernard Bellew, Danny Boyle, Christian Colson, Andrew Macdonald Screenplay by: John Hodge || Starring: Ewan McGregor, Ewen Bremner, Jonny Lee Miller, Robert Carlyle, Elek Kish, Bradley Welsh, Kelly Macdonald, Anjela Nedyalkova, Pauline Lynch, James Cosmo Cinematography: Anthony Dod Mantle || Edited by: Jon Harris || Country: United Kingdom … Continue reading