BABY DRIVER US, 118 min Director: Edgar Wright Screenplay: Edgar Wright Cast: Ansel Elgort, Jon Bernthal, Jon Hamm BABY DRIVER is Edgar Wright's stunningly exciting take on the action-heist genre. Wright breaks the standard mold by interspersing music and an above board love story into a film which breathes new life into heavily treaded territory.... Continue Reading →

The Shining(1980)

The Shining GB, 119 min, Color Director: Stanley Kubrick Producer: Stanley Kubrick Screenplay: Stanley Kubrick, Diane Johnson, from a novel by Stephen King Photography: John Alcott Music: Wendy Carlos, Rachel Elkind Cast: Jack Nicholson, Shelley Duvall, Danny Lloyd, and Scatman Crothers Stanley Kubrick's "The Shining" is the quintessential example of time healing all wounds. Upon... Continue Reading →

Birth of a Nation(2016)

Birth of a Nation US, 120 min Director: Nate Parker Screenplay: Nate Parker, Jean McGianni Celestin Cast: Nate Parker, Armie hammer, Penelope Ann Miller, Jackie Earle Haley, Mark Boone Jr., Colman Domingo Birth of a Nation is shot out of a cannon newcomer Nate Parker’s award winning film about slavery in the Antebellum South. Parker... Continue Reading →

The Great Train Robbery(1903)

The Great Train Robbery US, 12min, Silent, B&W Director: Edwin S. Porter Screenplay: Scott Marble, Edwin S. Porter Cast: A.C. Abadie, Gilbert M. "Bronco Billy" Anderson, George Barnes, Walter Cameron, Frank Hanaway, Morgan Jones, Tom London, Marie Murray, Mary Snow Considered by many historians to be the first "western," helped to kick-start what would be... Continue Reading →

Top 5 Desert Island Films

The conceit of this list is that you are trapped on a desert island and, somehow, have a tv, dvd player and these 5 movies for the rest of your life.  Jonathan and myself picked our 5 films, and would love to here yours.  Leave your comments below. With no further ado, here are our... Continue Reading →

Le Voyage Dans La Lune(1902)

A Trip To The Moon France, 14 Min., Silent, B&W Director: Georges Melies Producer: Georges Melies Screenplay: Georges Melies, from the novel by Jules Verne Cast: Victor Andre, Bleuette Bernon, Brunnet, Jeanne d'Alcy, Henri Delannoy, Depierre, Farjaut, Kelm, Georges Melies Georges Melies mastery is on full display here.  It is hard to imagine that he... Continue Reading →

What to watch for!

Since I went live with the website I have been trying to figure out the best way to share my feelings.  I want to reach out to my film fan friends and have them contribute.  This is harder than it would seem, partly due to the fact that this is more of a passion project... Continue Reading →

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