“The average dog is a better person than the average person” – Andy Rooney Disclaimer – As a dog lover, I was very concerned about the videotape that alleges a dog was mistreated in the making of this film. This … Read more
M. Night Shyamalan’s latest thriller, Split, seemed like a glimmer of hope for Shyamalan supporters. It had all the makings of a perfect thriller. A hostage situation created by a maniac suffering with dissociative identity disorder should be enough to keep its … Read more
Today is one of those rare mornings when actors and others in the movie industry do not mind being awakened early by a ringing phone. As long as the person on the other end of that call is calling to … Read more
Revenge is a dish best served cold. And in the case of My Father Die, with a splash of blood and bullets. This hardcore independent film doesn’t pull a single punch. Written and directed by Sean Brosnan, son of the former … Read more
And so it begins. 2017 will be the year of Episode VIII, and the promotional machine officially began churning with the revelation of the film’s title. Star Wars: Episode VIII – The Last Jedi. Have to say… may very well … Read more
“You make a deal. You figure out how much sin you can live with.” – Martin Scorsese Silence is a movie that has been a project of Martin Scorsese’s for over 25 years. Based on a novel published in 1966 … Read more
President John F. Kennedy was assassinated on November 22nd, 1963. Before the end of that month his widow, Jackie Kennedy (Natalie Portman – Black Swan, Thor) summoned Life Magazine journalist Theodore H. White (Billy Crudup – Spotlight, 20th Century Women) to the Kennedy’s compound in Hyannis Port, MA. She wanted to give an interview as a kind of postscript to the Kennedy presidency and his assassination.
In the early 1960s, director Robert Aldrich came across an outline for a novel by E. M. Nathanson. He tried to buy the rights and failed. MGM successfully bought the rights in 1963. The novel, The Dirty Dozen, was an … Read more