Monthly Archives: April 2014

The Quiet Ones

The Quiet Ones Movie Review

PG_13, 98 m., 2014

Jared Harris (Professor Joseph Coupland), Sam Claflin (Brian McNeil), Olivia Cooke (Jane Harper), Erin Richards (Krissi Dalton), Rory Fleck-Byrne (Harry Abrams), Laurie Calvert (Phillip). Directed by John Pogue and produced by Tobin Armbrust, James Gay-Rees, Ben Holden, Simon Oakes, Steven Chester Prince. Screenplay by Craig Rosenberg and Oren Moverman and Pogue, based on the screenplay by Tom de Ville.

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The Other Woman

The Other Woman Movie Review

PG_13, 109 m., 2014

Cameron Diaz (Carly Whitten), Leslie Mann (Kate King), Nikolaj Coster-Waldau (Mark King), Don Johnson (Frank), Kate Upton (Amber), Taylor Kinney (Phil), Nicki Minaj (Lydia). Directed by Nick Cassavetes and produced by Julie Yorn. Screenplay by Melissa Stack (as Melissa K. Stack).

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Locke

Locke Movie Review

R, 85 m., 2013

Tom Hardy (Ivan Locke), Ruth Wilson (Katrina (voice)), Andrew Scott (Donal (voice)), Olivia Colman (Bethan (voice)), Tom Holland (Eddie (voice)), Ben Daniels (Gareth (voice)), Bill Milner (Sean (voice)). Written and directed by Steven Knight and produced by Guy Heeley and Paul Webster.

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Gambit

PG_13, 89 m., 2012

Colin Firth (Harry Deane), Tom Courtenay (The Major), Alan Rickman (Lionel Shahbandar), Alex Macqueen (Mr. Dunlop), Joe Berryman (Gas Station Cashier), Cameron Diaz (PJ Puznowski), Cloris Leachman (Grandma Merle), Anna Skellern (Secretary Fiona). Directed by Michael Hoffman and produced by Mike Lobell, Rob Paris, Adam Ripp. Screenplay by Joel Coen & Ethan Coen, based on a short story by Sidney Carroll.

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Brick Mansions

Brick Mansions Movie Review

PG_13, 90 m., 2014

Paul Walker (Damien Collier), David Belle (Lino), RZA (Tremaine Alexander), Robert Maillet (Yeti), Carlo Rota (George the Greek), Catalina Denis (Lola), Ayisha Issa (Rayzah). Directed by Camille Delamarre and produced by Luc Besson, Claude Léger, and Jonathan Vanger. Screenplay by Besson, based on the screenplay Banlieue 13 by Besson and Bibi Naceri.

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Blue Ruin

Blue Ruin Movie Review

R, 90 m., 2013

Macon Blair (Dwight), Devin Ratray (Ben Gaffney), Amy Hargreaves (Sam), Kevin Kolack (Teddy Cleland), Eve Plumb (Kris Cleland). Written and directed by Jeremy Saulnier. Produced by Richard Peete, Vincent Savino, Anish Savjani.

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Transcendence

Transcendence Movie Review

PG_13, 119 m., 2014

Johnny Depp (Will Caster), Paul Bettany (Max Waters), Rebecca Hall (Evelyn Caster), Kate Mara (Bree), Cole Hauser (Colonel Stevens), Morgan Freeman (Joseph Tagger), Cillian Murphy (Agent Buchanan), Clifton Collins Jr. (Martin), Falk Hentschel (Bob), Kristen Rakes (Computer Programmer). Directed by Wally Pfister and produced by Kate Cohen, Broderick Johnson, Andrew A. Kosove, Annie Marter, Marisa Polvino, Aaron Ryder, David Valdes. Screenplay by Jack Paglen.

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A Promise

UNRATED, 94 m., 2013

Rebecca Hall (Lotte Hoffmeister), Alan Rickman (Karl Hoffmeister), Richard Madden (Friedrich Zeitz), Toby Murray (Otto Hoffmeister), Maggie Steed (Frau Hermann), Shannon Tarbet (Anna). Directed by Patrice Leconte and produced by Olivier Delbosc and Marc Missonnier. Screenplay by Leconte and Jérôme Tonnerre, based on the novel Journey Into the Past by Stefan Zweig.

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Fading Gigolo

Fading Gigolo Movie Review

R, 90 m., 2013

John Turturro (Fioravante), Woody Allen (Murray), Vanessa Paradis (Avigal), Sharon Stone (Dr. Parker), Sofía Vergara (Selima), Liev Schreiber (Dovi). Written and directed by John Turturro. Produced by Bill Block, Paul Hanson, Jeffrey Kusama-Hinte.

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The Raid 2

The Raid 2 Movie Review

R, 150 m., 2014

 

Iko Uwais (Rama), Julie Estelle (Alicia ‘Hammer Girl’), Arifin Putra (Uco), Tio Pakusodewo (Bangun), Oka Antara (Eka), Ryûhei Matsuda (Keichi (as Ryuhei Matsuda)), Ken’ichi Endô (Hideaki Goto (as Kenichi Endo)). Directed by Gareth Evans and produced by Nate Bolotin, Ario Sagantoro, Aram Tertzakian. Screenplay by Evans.

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Only Lovers Left Alive

Only Lovers Left Alive Movie Review

R, 123 m., 2013

Tom Hiddleston (Adam), Tilda Swinton (Eve), Mia Wasikowska (Ava), John Hurt (Marlowe), Anton Yelchin (Ian), Slimane Dazi (Bilal), Jeffrey Wright (Dr. Watson). Written and directed by Jim Jarmusch. Produced by Reinhard Brundig and Jeremy Thomas.

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Oculus

Oculus Movie Review

R104 m., 2013

Karen Gillan (Kaylie Russell), Brenton Thwaites (Tim Russell), Katee Sackhoff (Marie Russell), Rory Cochrane (Alan Russell), Annalise Basso (Young Kaylie), Garrett Ryan (Young Tim), Miguel Sandoval (Dr. Shawn Graham). Directed by Mike Flanagan and produced by Marc D. Evans, Trevor Macy. Screenplay by Flanagan & Jeff Howard, based on a short screenplay by Flanagan & Jeff Seidman.

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Joe

Joe Movie Review

R, 118 m., 2013

Nicolas Cage (Joe), Tye Sheridan (Gary), Gary Poulter (Wade a.k.a. G-Daawg), Ronnie Gene Blevins (Willie-Russell). Directed by David Gordon Green and produced by Green, Lisa Muskat, Derrick Tseng, Christopher Woodrow. Screenplay by Gary Hawkins, based on the novel by Larry Brown.

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Draft Day

Draft Day Movie Review

PG_13, 110 m., 2014

Kevin Costner (Sonny Weaver Jr.), Jennifer Garner (Ali), Chadwick Boseman (Vontae Mack), Tom Welling (Brian Drew), Terry Crews (Earl Jennings), Ellen Burstyn (Barb Weaver), Frank Langella (Anthony Molina), Rosanna Arquette (Angie), Chi McBride (Walt Gordon), Denis Leary (Coach Penn), Wade Williams (O’Reilly), W. Earl Brown (Ralph Mowry), Kevin Dunn (Marvin). Directed by Ivan Reitman and produced by Ali Bell, Joe Medjuck, Gigi Pritzker, and Reitman. Screenplay by Scott Rothman & Rajiv Joseph.

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The Unknown Known

The Unknown Known Movie Review

PG_13, 103 m., 2013

Featuring: Donald Rumsfeld (Himself), Errol Morris (Himself – Interviewer (voice)). A documentary written and directed by Errol Morris and produced by Amanda Branson Gill, Mike Charlton (Baghdad), Ali El Chami (Baghdad), Robert Fernandez, and Morris.

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Under the Skin

Under the Skin Movie Review

R, 108 m., 2013

With: Scarlett Johansson, Paul Brannigan, Robert J. Goodwin (Tearoom Customer (uncredited)), Krystof Hádek (as Krystof Hadek), Michael Moreland, Scott Dymond, Jeremy McWilliams. Directed by by Jonathan Glazer and produced by Nick Wechsler and James Wilson. Screenplay by Walter Campbell and Glazer.

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Nymphomaniac: Vol. II

Nymphomaniac: Vol. II Movie Review

UNRATED, 123 m., 2013

Charlotte Gainsbourg (Joe), Stellan Skarsgård (Seligman), Shia LaBeouf (Jerôme), Jean-Marc Barr (Debtor Gentleman), Udo Kier (The Waiter), Jamie Bell (K), Willem Dafoe (L), Mia Goth (P), Michael Pas (Old Jerôme), Stacy Martin (Young Joe). Directed by Lars von Trier and produced by Marie Cecilie Gade, Peter Aalbæk Jensen, Louise Vesth. Screenplay by von Trier.

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Captain America: The Winter Soldier

Captain America: The Winter Soldier Movie Review

PG_13136 m., 2014

Chris Evans (Steve Rogers / Captain America), Samuel L. Jackson (Nick Fury), Scarlett Johansson (Natasha Romanoff / Black Widow), Sebastian Stan (Bucky Barnes / Winter Soldier), Anthony Mackie (Sam Wilson / Falcon), Frank Grillo (Brock Rumlow), Cobie Smulders (Maria Hill), Toby Jones (Dr. Arnim Zola), Emily VanCamp (Kate / Agent 13), Hayley Atwell (Peggy Carter), Georges St-Pierre (Georges Batroc), Robert Redford (Alexander Pierce). Directed by Anthony Russo and Joe Russo and produced by Kevin Feige. Screenplay by Christopher Markus & Stephen McFeely.

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Alan Partridge

R, 90 m., 2013

Steve Coogan (Alan Partridge / Jason Statham / Jason Bourne / Jason Argonaut), Anna Maxwell Martin (Janet Whitehead), Nigel Lindsay (Jason Tresswell), Simon Greenall (Michael), Colm Meaney (Pat Farrell), Felicity Montagu (Lynn Benfield), Phil Cornwell (Dave Clifton), Darren Boyd (Martin Finch), Tim Key (Side Kick Simon). Directed by Declan Lowney and produced by Kevin Loader and Henry Normal. Screenplay by Peter Baynham, Steve Coogan, Neil Gibbons, Rob Gibbons, and Armando Iannucci.

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Dom Hemingway

Dom Hemingway Movie Review

R, 93 m., 2013

Jude Law (Dom Hemingway), Richard E. Grant (Dickie Black), Demian Bichir (Mr. Fontaine), Emilia Clarke (Evelyn), Kerry Condon (Melody), Madalina Diana Ghenea (Paolina (as Madalina Ghenea)). Directed by Richard Shepard and produced by Jeremy Thomas. Screenplay by Shepard.

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