Film Review: ‘Nocturnal Animals’ Is a Sultry Treat From Tom Ford

Tom Ford‘s seductive thriller “Nocturnal Animals” is hypnotic in every sense of the word. Exhibiting an all-star cast where everyone brings their A-game, this feature was even more compelling and infectious than his previously beloved, “A Single Man.” It’s a slick and sexy endeavor, assembling veteran craftsmen from all over the industry. Ford is a technical […]

Tom Ford’s “Nocturnal Animals” gets an awards friendly release date

After Focus Features purchased distribution rights for more than $20 million at Cannes last year, anticipation has been building for Tom Ford‘s followup to “A Single Man.” With the news today, it seems the feeling was warranted. According to Variety,  Focus Features has officially set the film for a November 18th limited release date, with plans to expand to […]

The Great Gatsby (**½)

Baz Luhrmann sure knows how to bring the bombast to his take on The Great Gatsby, but in the end he’s just the latest filmmaker to fail in his attempt to bring the classic novel by F. Scott Fitzgerald to life. Luhrmann, along with co-writer Craig Pearce, relishes in trying to both bring the period […]

Bachelorette (***)

One way that a comedy can usually be sure to lose me is to have the characters and even the film in general just be mean-spirited.  That’s an issue I’ve had with a some black comedies, but somehow ‘Bachelorette’ manages to avoid my wrath.  The reason?  I actually bought into these characters organically being the […]

Here’s the Trailer for ‘Bachelorette’!

They say that movies always come in pairs. Examples include ‘Armageddon’ and ‘Deep Impact’ (a highly underrated flick in my eyes), ‘Dante’s Peak’ and ‘Volcano’, and so on. Now you can seemingly add ‘Bridesmaids’ and ‘Bachelorette’ to that list. It looks like a very different type of movie (more indie, less overtly funny), and after […]

Awards Profile: The Great Gatsby

Directed by: Baz Luhrmann Written by: Baz Luhrmann and Craig Pearce Cast: Leonardo DiCaprio, Tobey Maguire, Carey Mulligan, Isla Fisher, Amitabh Bachchan, Joel Edgerton, Elizabeth Debicki, Jason Clarke, Brendan Maclean, Callan McAuliffe Synopsis: Nick Carraway, a Midwesterner now living on Long Island, finds himself fascinated by the mysterious past and lavish lifestyle of his neighbor, […]