Sunday, June 28, 2015

DOPE (2015)



Written & Directed By: Rick Famuyiwa 
Cinematography By: Rachel Morrison 
Editor: Lee Haugen 
Costume Design: Patrick Milani 

Cast: Shameik Moore, Tony Revolori, Kiersay Clemons, Blake Anderson, Zoe Kravitz, De’Aundre Bonds, Kimberly Elise, Rick Fox, Chanel Iman, Ricky Harris, Roger Guenveur Smith, Keith Stanfield, Vince Staples, Tyga, Quincy Brown, Bruce Beatty, Allen Maldanado, Josh Meyer

Saturday, June 27, 2015

HALFTIME REPORT



At the midpoint of the year. This is my list of the best films that I have seen this year so far. Will these films make my end of the year list in the same position. Probably not though some might surprise and prosper. Keeping their place or at least staying on the list as most likely most will at least be on my honorary mention list.

BIG GAME (2015)



Written & Directed By: Jalmari Helander 
Cinematography By: Mika Orasmaa 
Editor: Iikka Hesse 

Cast: Onni Tommila, Samuel L. Jackson, Ray Stevenson, Mehmet Kurtulus, Ted Levine, Victor Garber, Felicity Huffman, Jim Broadbent, Jorma Tommila

Monday, June 22, 2015

ME AND EARL AND THE DYING GIRL (2015)




Directed By: Alfonso Gomez-Rejon 
Written By: Jesse Andrews (Based on his book) 
Cinematography By: Chung-Hoon Chung 
Editor: David Trachtenberg 


Cast: Thomas Mann, RJ Cyler, Oliva Cooke, Connie Britton, Jon Bernthal, Nick Offerman, Molly Shannon, Matt Bennett, Masam Holden, Bobbie J Thompson, Katherine C. Hughes

Saturday, June 20, 2015

BURYING THE EX (2015)



Directed By: Joe Dante 
Written By: Alan Trezza 
Cinematography By: Jonathan Hall 
Editor: Marshall Harvey 


Cast: Anton Yelchin, Alexandra Daddario, Ashley Greene, Oliver Cooper, Dick Miller

THE DEVIL'S DUE (2014)



Directed By: Tyler Gillett & Matt Bettinelli-Olpin 
Written By: Lindsay Devlin 
Cinematography By: Justin Martinez 
Editor: Rod Dean 


Cast: Zach Gilford, Allison Miller, Sam Anderson, Vanessa Ray

HOME FRIES (1998)



Directed By: Dean Pariscot 
Written By: Vince Gilligan 
Cinematography By: Jerry Zielinski 
Editor: Nicholas C. Smith 


Cast: Drew Barrymore, Luke Wilson, Daryl Mitchell, Catherine O’Hara, Jake Busey, Shelley Duvall, Jill Parker-Jones, John Hawkes

MAD LOVE (1995)



Directed By: Antonia Bird 
Written By: Paula Milne 
Cinematography By: Fred Tammes 
 Editor: Jeff Freeman 


Cast: Chris O’Donnell, Drew Barrymore, Matthew Lillard, Joan Allen, Liev Schrieber, Kevin Dunn

Saturday, June 13, 2015

HOW I LIVE NOW (2014)



Directed By: Kevin McDonald 
Written By: Jeremy Brock, Penelope Skinner & Tony Grisoni 
Based On The Book By: Meg Rosoff 
Cinematography By: Franz Lustig 
Editor: Jinx Godfrey 


Cast: Saoirse Ronan, Tom Holland, George MacKay, Harley Bird, Danny McEvoy, Anna Chancellor, Amy Dawson

MAN ON A LEDGE (2012)



Directed By: Asger Leth 
Written By: Pablo F. Fenjves 
Cinematography By: Paul Cameron 
Editor: Kevin Stitt 


Cast: Sam Worthington, Elizabeth Banks, Jamie Bell, Genesis Rodriguez, Kyra Sedgwick, Ed Burns, Anthony Mackie, Ed Harris, Titus Welliver, Willam Sadler, J. Smith-Cameron, Joe Lisi

THE LUCKY ONES (2008)




Directed By: Neil Burger 
Written By: Neil Burger & Dirk Wittenborn 
Cinematography By: Declan Quinn 
Editor: Naomi Gerghty 


Cast: Rachel McAdams, Michael Pena, Tim Robbins, Molly Hagan, Arden Myrin, John Heard, John Diehl, Katherine LaNasa

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

THE HUMAN CENTIPEDE III (THE FINAL SEQUENCE) (2015)



Written & Directed By: Tom Six 
Cinematography By: David Meadows 
Editor: Rodrigo Cabral 


Cast: Dieter Laser, Laurence R. Harvey, Bree Olson, Thomas LaSardo, Eric Roberts, Tony “Tiny” Lister, Clayton Rohner, Tom Six, Peter Blankenstein

Monday, June 8, 2015

WYRMWOOD: ROAD OF THE DEAD (2015)



Directed & Edited By: Kiah Roache-Turner 
Written By: Kiah Roache-Turner & Tristan Roache-Turner 
Cinematography By: Tim Nagle 


Cast: Jay Gallagher, Bianca Bradey, Leon Burchill, Luke McKenzie, Yurie Kovich, Keith Agius

Saturday, June 6, 2015

MOMMY (2014)





Written, Directed & Edited By: Xavier Dolan 
Cinematography By: Andre Turpin 


Cast: Annie Dorval, Suzanne Clement, Antoine-Oliver Pilon, Patrick Huard

WALKING TALL (2004)




Directed By: Kevin Bray 
Written By: David Klass, Channing Gibson, David Levien & Brian Koppelman 
Based on a earlier Screenplay By: Mort Briskin 
Cinematography By: Glen MacPherson 
Editor: George Bowers & Robert Ivison 


Cast: Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, Johnny Knoxville, Neal McDonough, Ashley Scott, Kevin Durand, Michael Bowen, John Beasely, Kristen Wilson, Khleo Thomas, Cobie Smulders

ATARI: GAME OVER (2014)



Directed By: Zak Penn 
Cinematography By: Eric Zimmerman 
Editor: Andrew Seklir 
Music By: Stephen Endelmann 


Featuring: Zak Penn, Ernest Cline, George R.R. Martin, Mike Mika

Thursday, June 4, 2015

MAGGIE (2015)




Directed By: Henry Hobson 
Written By: John Scott 3 
Cinematography By: Lukas Ettlin 
Editor: Jane Rizzo 



Cast: Arnold Schwartzenegger, Abigail Breslin, Joely Richardson, Douglas M. Griffin, Jodie Moore

MOVIES WATCHED IN MAY (2015)