Over the past decade, LGBT cinema has seen a surge in popularity. A significantly marginalized minority is getting acceptable representation in Hollywood. With Moonlight and Call Me By Your Name of the last two years, these movies have proven themselves as serious Oscar contenders. This year’s Oscar contender on that front comes with Joel Edgerton’s Boy Erased. Not only is this a powerful film in its own right, but its release could not be more relevant with today’s political climate. Read more
Just when you think the horror genre is dead, the A24 studio releases a soon to be classic. Last year, they did the same thing with The Witch. It Comes At Night is 2017’s “The Witch” in the sense that it has the potential to become a horror classic as it ages. There are a few problems with the film, but overall there is plenty to like. It Comes At Night is a real slow burning character driven movie that grabs you instantly and doesn’t let go. Read more
From director David Ayer (Suicide Squad) comes the original Netflix film ‘Bright‘. Starring Will Smith, Joel Edgerton, Noomi Rapace, Lucy Fry, Edgar Ramirez, Ike Barinholtz, Enrique Murciano and Jay Hernandez, the film will debut exclusively on the streaming platform everywhere this December, 2017. Read more
From director Scott Cooper (Out of The Furnace) comes the true crime story Black Mass detailing the exploits of the infamous James “Whitey” Bulger. Starring Johnny Depp, Joel Edgerton, Benedict Cumberbatch, Jesse Plemons, Kevin Bacon, Corey Stoll, Peter Sarsgaard, Juno Temple, Dakota Johnson, Rory Cochrane and Adam Scott, the film hits theatres September 19, 2015.
From director Joel Edgerton and STX Entertainment/Blumhouse Productions comes psychological thriller The Gift. Starring Joel Edgerton, Jason Bateman and Rebecca Hall, the film is currently playing in theatres now.
One of my favourite historical action flicks continues to surprise me every time I revisit it. Whenever I go back, I notice that one of the main characters has went on to do some really cool projects. Director Antoine Fuqua’s cast for the 2004 film King Arthur is astounding.