A wild and unique film from the guy who gave us The Martian and The Cabin in the Woods.
This series is a dark and gritty one. There is sex and violence just under the surface at all times. From the exploitation of the brothels to the violence in the streets the series doesn’t pull punches and no one is immune from the consequences.
When I read The Pillars of the Earth about 15 years ago I was hooked. I thought that it would be so great if someone could make a film from this amazing story by Ken Follett. The book had actually been published in 1989 and it was 21 years before anyone gave it a try. In 2010 the Starz Network released this mini-series starring big names like Ian McSchane, Donald Sutherland, and Rufus Sewell.
This is an amazing film in many aspects. The visual beauty is stunning as the film seems to have found some segment of this country still untouched. Dante Spinotti captures the time period incredibly well as he did in L.A. Confidential and Public Enemy.
The film has it all; it’s a romantic comedy, a crime drama, a cooking show, and even a childrens film. This could even be considered an educational film as it answers the question: “Is there a basement in the Alamo?”.
Band of Brothers is not exception to the quality of work I’ve come to expect from HBO. With Tom Hanks and Steven Spielberg as executive producers this series of episodes is bound to stand the test of time.
Earlier this year I decided it was time to see what Harry Potter was all about. The films and I
In 2009 Barbara Brancaccio and Joshua Zeman combined their efforts to produce this film about an urban myth that became reality for
This is a humorous and intelligent film starring Steve Carell, Ryan Gosling, Julianne Moore, and Emma Stone. The story revolves