Ad Astra

2019 20th Century Fox/Regency Enterprises/Bona Film Group/New Regency/Plan B Entertainment/RT Features/Keep Your Head Productions/MadRiver Pictures Directed by James Gray Produced by Brad Pitt/Dede Gardener/Jeremy Kleiner/James Gray/Anthony Katagas/Rodrigo Teixeira/Arnon Milchan Written by James Gray/Ethan Gross Music by Max Richter Cinematography by Hoyte van Hoytema Edited by John Axelrod/Lee Haugen Y’know, considering the obsession the United States […]

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How It Ends

2018 Paul Schiff Productions/Netflix Directed by David M. Rosenthal Produced by Paul Schiff/Tai Duncan/Kell McCormick/Patrick Newall Written by Brooks McLaren Occasionally I’ll get an email from a Faithful Reader of my reviews that will ask me something along these lines; “Why is it that you never seem to write bad reviews? It’s as if you […]

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The Cloverfield Paradox

2018 Paramount Pictures/Bad Robot Productions/Netflix Directed by Julius Onah Produced by J. J. Abrams/Lindsey Webber Screenplay by Oren Uziel Story by Oren Uziel/Doug Jung I have to give credit to the brains behind the marketing of the “Cloverfield” movies. I hope that whoever had the idea of not only dropping a trailer for THE CLOVERFIELD […]

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The Shape of Water

2017 TSG Entertainment/Double Dare You Productions/Fox Searchlight Pictures  Directed by Guillermo del Toro Produced by Guillermo del Toro/J. Miles Dale Screenplay by Guillermo del Toro/Vanessa Taylor Story by Guillermo del Toro So we’re out shopping, Patricia and I. Not really for anything special, mind you. More to get out of the house than anything else. […]

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Blade Runner 2049

Alcon Entertainment/Columbia Pictures/Scott Free Productions/Torridon Films/16:14 Entertainment/Thunderbird Entertainment/Warner Bros./Sony Pictures Directed by Denis Villeneueve Produced by Andrew A. Kosove/Broderick Johnson/Bud Yorkin/Cynthia Sikes Yorkin Screenplay by Hampton Fancher/Michael Green Story by Hampton Fancher Based on characters from “Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?” by Philip K. Dick I would STRONGLY suggest that if you have not […]

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Life

2017 Columbia Pictures/Skydance Media Directed by Daniel Espinosa Produced by David Ellison/Dana Goldberg/Bonnie/Julie Lynn Written by Rhett Reese/Paul Wernick See, it’s a good thing that I let a couple of hours pass by between my seeing a movie and writing a review. Because if I had written a review of LIFE right after coming out […]

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Returned

2015 Creative Genius Films/GVN Releasing/Novus Conten Produced and Directed by Lamont Gant Story by Lamont Gant/Victoria Marie/Marion McCaulsky I’m going to get to the review of RETURNED in a couple of paragraphs, I promise. But I need to go back a bit before I can go forward. There’s a point I’m attempting to make so […]

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