It’s hard to talk about a film like Mother! without feeling like you’re giving something away. I’m going to try to avoid spoilers here (not that I think Mother! really CAN be spoiled) but this film is so specific yet ambiguous that any discussion might color your perceptions going in. If you’re planning on seeing this and want the very full experience, don’t read this review, just go see the film. THEN read it and see if you agree. Me, I had been warned going in – this is a weird weird film. Personally I liked it but the other people in the theater did not; I definitely heard some grumbling from the other patrons as I left. Read more
Director Quentin Tarantino is currently in talks to write/helm an untitled film chronicling the Charles Manson murder-spree which involved the brutal death of Roman Polanski’s then-wife Sharon Tate. Brad Pitt and Jennifer Lawrence have been in talks to star in the movie. Read more
If you’re going to drop a sci-fi movie in late December and it’s directed by the guy who made The Imitation Game and stars Jennifer Lawrence (The Hunger Games) and Chris Pratt (Guardians of the Galaxy), you would expect a lot, right? I mean, I certainly would. On paper, Passengers has all the makings of a star-powered vehicle that would cash in around the holidays and even generate some awards buzz. Unfortunately, for Passengers, they didn’t show this movie on paper, because none of the playbook meshes together on screen, and the result is tedious and melodramatic. Read more
From 20th Century Fox and director Bryan Singer comes X-Men Apocalypse. Starring Jennifer Lawrence, Michael Fassbender, James McAvoy, Nicholas Hoult, Oscar Isaac, Olivia Munn, Evan Peters and more. The film is due for release May 27th.