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The Fall of Harvey Weinstein and Abuse of Power in Hollywood

By Thursday, October 12, 2017 Permalink 3

The recent revelations regarding alleged sexual harassment, rape and abuse by Hollywood powerhouse producer, Harvey Weinstein, comes ironically at a time when we are celebrating the increasing influence of women (WONDER WOMAN) and minorities (Ed Skrein yielding to Daniel Kim) in the film industry. Unfortunately, the movie industry is prone to abuses of power because the ...

The Atoning: Stylish, Falls Flat – Film Review

By Thursday, August 31, 2017 Permalink 0

"Any progress?" "Not really." And with that exchange between husband and wife 20 minutes into THE ATONING, we're off to a slow start for something to happen. Writer/Director Michael Williams clearly made this flick in the mode of THE SHINING.  A good looking film set in the most perfectly decorated isolated farmhouse this side of a Crate and ...

As You Are: Starring Charlie Heaton – Our Film Pick, Film Review

By Thursday, February 23, 2017 Permalink 1

Coming off the Special Jury Prize from Sundance, AS YOU ARE is an intriguing drama that bends troubled family film cliches with an unusual plot device. Told in flashback through police interrogations, we learn how three teenagers become friends in the 90s. Obviously, the audience waits for a crime to reveal itself as the interrogations progress. Scroll ...

Aaron Taylor-Johnson: Oscar’s Next Great Actor – Film Clip

By Friday, January 27, 2017 Permalink 0

Aaron Taylor-Johnson won the Golden Globe for his portrayal of Ray Marcus in Tom Ford's Nocturnal Animals. So, why not an Oscar nomination? Don't break out the violins just yet but Aaron Taylor-Johnson wasn't nominated for an Oscar for his very memorable (and Golden Globe winning) performance in the thriller, NOCTURNAL ANIMALS.  Instead, co-star Michael ...

Nicholas Hoult & Kristen Stewart Make EQUALS – Our Film Pick

By Tuesday, July 19, 2016 Permalink 1

  Nicholas Hoult and Kristen Stewart deliver memorable performances in Equals (2016), a Sci-Fi drama reminiscent of movies like THX 1138 or Gattaca. This indie sci-fi flick slipped quietly in limited and VOD release which is a shame, given its millennially-popular leads, Nicholas Hoult (X-MEN) and Kristen Stewart (TWILIGHT). Equals is a beautifully shot film (locations ...

THE AMAZING NEWEST SPIDER-MAN: Tom Holland

By Wednesday, June 24, 2015 Permalink 0

After the dust has settled, the latest superhero casting war is finished with the British unknown, Tom Holland, winning the lead to replace Andrew Garfield. Photo (L): Tom Holland is Gregory Cromwell in 2015 TV mini-series 'Wolf Hall.' on (R) Marvel's Spider-Man. SPIDER-MAN has been one of the more lucrative Marvel properties until - depending on your ...

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