One of the best things a well written movie can do is slowly build tension throughout. There is something about it that just slowly edges the viewer to the edge of their seat. Writer and Director Paul Schrader crafted a superb screenplay with his latest film First Reformed, and his confident directing made it even more powerful. I mean come on, this is coming from the same guy who wrote the iconic Taxi Driver. And in some small ways, First Reformed gives off Taxi Driver vibes. The biggest difference is that First Reformed is very much a faith driven film that demonstrates the current state of religious affairs. One could say that First Reformed is a mixture of Taxi Driver and 2016’s Silence. Read more
It seems a little early for Christmas films, doesn’t it? I’m not partial to family dramas or holiday films. But this week it was either Love the Coopers or The 33, and I was simply not prepared to watch trapped Chilean miners for 2 hours. Still, I have to say I had a great time. Maybe I was tired, maybe I’m a sentimentalist at heart (despite all evidence) but I loved this movie and was glad I went to see it.
[Press Release] Discover how Peter got to Neverland when “Pan” arrives onto Blu-ray 3D Combo Pack, Blu-ray Combo Pack, DVD and Digital HD from Warner Bros. Home Entertainment. From director Joe Wright (“Atonement,” “Pride & Prejudice”) comes “Pan,” a live-action feature presenting a wholly original adventure about the beginnings of the beloved characters created by J.M. Barrie. The film will be available on Blu-ray 3D Combo Pack, Blu-ray Combo Pack and DVD on December 22 and will be available early on Digital HD on December 15.