Friday, June 15, 2018

MOLLY'S GAME (2017)



Written & Directed By: Aaron Sorkin 
Based on the book by: Molly Bloom 
Cinematography By: Charlotte Bruus Christensen 
Editor: Alan Baumgarten, Elliot Graham & Josh Schaeffer 

Cast: Jessica Chastain, Idris Elba, Kevin Costner, Michael Cera, Bill Camp, Jeremy Strong, Brian d’Arcy james, Chris O’Dowd, Graham Greene, J.C. Mackenzie, Angela Gots, 


Molly Bloom, a beautiful young Olympic-class skier, ran the world's most exclusive high-stakes poker game for a decade before being arrested in the middle of the night by 17 FBI agents wielding automatic weapons. Her players included Hollywood royalty, sports stars, business titans, and finally, unbeknownst to her, the Russian mob. Her only ally was her criminal defense lawyer Charlie Jaffey, who learned that there was much more to Molly than the tabloids led us to believe to her lawyer as well as excerpts form her book. We follow her story.

INLAND EMPIRE (2006)


Edited, Cinematography, Written & Directed By: David Lynch 

Cast: Laura Dern, Justin Theroux, Grace Zabriskie, Jeremy Irons, Harry Dean Stanton, Diane Ladd, Julia Ormand, Mary Steenburgen, Masiumi Max, Amanda Foreman, Terry Crews, Jordan Ladd, Ian Abercrombie, Cameron Daddo, Jerry Stahl, Nastassja Kinski 

 A blonde actress is preparing for her biggest role yet, but when she finds herself falling for her co-star, she realizes that her life is beginning to mimic the fictional film that they're shooting. Adding to her confusion is the revelation that the current film is a remake of a doomed Polish production, 47, which was never finished due to an unspeakable tragedy.

LIGHT'S OUT (2016)



Directed By: David F. Sandberg 
Written By: Eric Heisserer 
Based on the original short film by David F. Sandberg 
Cinematography By: Marc Spicer 
Editor: Michael Aller & Kirk M. Morri 


Cast: Teresa Palmer, Maria Bello, Billy Burke, Gabriel Bateman, Alexander DiPersia 


A man called Paul is working after hours and is murdered by a supernatural entity in the shadow. When his son, the boy Martin, is frightened by the same creature, he sees his mother Sophie talking to an imaginary friend called Diana in the shadow of her room. Martin does not sleep anymore during the night. His older step sister Rebecca who lives alone is summoned by the social assistant. She brings Martin home and recalls her own experience with Diana years ago when she was young. Rebecca and her boyfriend Bret investigate the connection of Sophie with Diana and come up to a scary revelation about their past.

FALL TIME (1995)



Directed By: Paul Warner 
Written By: Steve Alden & Paul Skemp
Cinematography By: Mark J. Gordon 

Editor: Steven Nevius 


Cast: Mickey Rourke, Stephen Baldwin, Jason London, Sheryl Lee, David Arquette 


Three young men decide to plan a mock kidnapping, but everything goes wrong because a real bank robbery was already planned by two other guys.

Friday, June 8, 2018

TWIN PEAKS: FIRE WALK WITH ME (1992)



Directed By: David Lynch 
Written By: David Lynch & Robert Engels 
Based on the television series created by: David Lynch & Mark Frost 
Cinematography By: Ron Garcia 
Editor: Mary Sweeney 
Music Score By: Angelo Badalamenti 


Cast: Sheryl Lee, Moria Kelly, Dana Ashbrook, Madchen Amick, James Marshall, Ray Wise, Grace Zabriskie, Kyle Maclachlan, David Bowie, Chris Isaak, Kiefer Sutherland, Heather Graham, David Lynch, Miguel Ferrer, Pamela Gidley, Jurgen Prochnow, Harry Dean Stanton, Lenny Von Dohlen, Frances Bay, Rick Aiello, Frank Silva 

 A young FBI agent disappears while investigating a murder miles from Twin Peaks that may be related to the future murder of Laura Palmer; the last week of the life of Laura Palmer is chronicled.

UNSANE (2018)



Cinematography, Edited & Directed By: Steven Soderbergh 
Written By: James Greer & Jonathan Bernstein 
Cinematography By: Peter Andrews
Editor: Mary Ann Bernard 

Cast: Claire Foy, Joshua Leonard, Jay Pharoah, Amy Irving, Juno Temple, Sarah Stiles, Robert Kelly 


A young woman is involuntarily committed to a mental institution, where she is confronted by her greatest fear--but is it real or a product of her delusion?

VERONICA (2018)




Directed By: Paco Plaza 
Written By: Fernando Navarro & Paco Plaza 
Cinematography By: Pablo Rosso 
Editor: Marti Roca 


Cast: Sandra Escacena, Bruna Gonzalez, Claudia Placer, Ivan Chavero, Ana Torrent, Consuelo Trujillo, Angela Fabain, Carla Campra 


Madrid, June of 1991. Verónica is a teenage girl surpassed by the circumstances after her father died recently, her mother works in a bar all day and she must care for her three siblings, twin girls Lucía and Irene and the youngest Antoñito. Still mourning for her father's death, Verónica decides to play Ouija with her friends Rosa and Diana, taking advantage a total solar eclipse where all classmates and teachers are on the school's rooftop watching it. Alone in the cellar, the girls try to contact their recent deceased family members, but the session goes wrong and something happens to Verónica. She hid from her mother what has happened, Verónica starts to feel strange presences inside the house and fears that these ghosts are a threat to any of her siblings. Advised by Sister Narcisa (nicknamed by the children as Sister Death) about the sinister spirit which is close to her, Verónica looking for a way to break the contact with the ghost and save everyone