Friday, June 30, 2017

THE MOST HATED WOMAN IN AMERICA (2017)



Directed By: Tommy O’Haver 
Written By: Tommy O’Haver & Irene Turner 
Cinematography By: Armando Salas 
Editor: Michael X. Flores 


Cast: Melissa Leo, Juno Temple, Josh Lucas, Vincent Karthesier, Adam Scott, Brandon Mychal Smith, Rory Cochrane, Michael Chernus, Alex Frost, Jose Zuniga, Sally Kirkland, Anna Camp, Peter Fonda 

A true story of the much debated rise and demise of a woman, named Madalyn Murray O'Hair, who was known as the head atheist activist of America. She founded the organization, American Atheist, and held the position of president within the organization for 23 years. Quickly this woman became the most loathed person in the country.

MORGAN! : A SUITABLE CASE FOR TREATMENT (1966)



Directed By: Karel Reisz 
Written By: David Mercer 
Cinematography By: Larry Pizer 
Editor: Tom Priestley & Victor Procter 


Cast: David Warner, Vanessa Redgrave, Robert Stephens, Irene Handl, Peter Collingwood 


After his wife leaves him for his former best friend, a failed London artist begins his descent into madness into trying to win her back.

DEIDRA & LANEY ROB A TRAIN (2017)



Directed By: Sydney Freeland 
Written By: Shelby Farell 
Cinematography By: Quyen Tran 
Editor: Michael Taylor 


Cast: Ashleigh Murray, Rachel Crow, David Sullivan, Arturo Castro, Sasheer Zamata, Danielle Niccolet, Tim Blake Nelson, Sharon Lawrence, Missi Pyle 

After their mother ends up in jail, two sisters turn to train robbery in order to support their family.

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

PIRATES OF THE CARRIBEAN: DEAD MEN TELL NO TALES (2017)




Directed By: Joachim Ronning & Espen Sandberg 
Written By: Jeff Nathanson 
Story By: Jeff Nathanson & Terry Rossio 
Based on Characters Created By: Terry Rossio, Ted Elliott, Stuart Beattie & Jay Wolpert Cinematography By: Paul Cameron 
Editing By: Roger Barton & Leigh Folsom Boyd 


Cast: Johnny Depp, Geoffrey Rush, Branton Thwaites, Javier Bardem, Kaya Scodelario, Stephen Graham, Goldshifteh Farahani, Kevin McNally, David Wenham, Martin Kleeba, Angus Barnett 


Captain Jack Sparrow finds the winds of ill-fortune blowing even more strongly when deadly ghost pirates led by his old nemesis, the terrifying Captain Salazar, escape from the Devil's Triangle, determined to kill every pirate at sea...including him. Captain Jack's only hope of survival lies in seeking out the legendary Trident of Poseidon, a powerful artifact that bestows upon its possessor total control over the seas.

Sunday, June 25, 2017

HALFTIME REPORT (BOOKS OF THE YEAR) 2017



This is my reading list so far from this year. I decided to list the books from best. As so far some might have been a bit disappointing but none would I ever call bad. This list includes graphic novels also. This is more a halftime report of the top books I have read so far this year. 

In Total 21

Saturday, June 24, 2017

DREAMLAND (2017)



Directed By: Robert Schwartzman 
Written By: Benjamin Font & Robert Schwartzman 
Cinematography By: Benjamin Kasulke 
Editor: Chris Donlon 


Cast: Johnny Simmons, Amy Landecker, Frankie Shaw, Beverly D’Angelo, Alan Ruck, Jason Schwartzman, Talia Shire, Shay Mitchell, Nick Thune, Noel Wells 

Part-time pianist Monty Fagan begins a May-December romance that upends his home life.

GET THE GIRL (2017)



Written & Directed By: Eric England 
Story By: Eric England & Graham Denman 
Cinematography By: Mike Testin 
Editor: Micahel Felker  

Cast: Justin Dobies, Noah Segan, Elizabeth Whitson, Scout Taylor-Compton, James Ladry Hebert, Adi Shankar, Jerry Purpdrank 


A wealthy young man is conned into staging a fake kidnapping in order to be a hero and win the affection of a girl he's madly in love with. But when one of the hired kidnappers is accidentally killed during the charade, he's forced to actually save her life while not revealing that it's been a ruse all along.

THE LAST MINUTE (2001)



Written & Directed: Stephen Norrington 
Cinematography By: James Welland 
Editor: Stephen Norrington & Elliot Graham 


Cast: Max Beesly, Emily Corrie, Jason Issacs, Frank Harper, Anthony Higgins, Udo Kier, Tom Bell, Kate Ashfield, Stephen Dorff, Stephen Graham, Sienna Guillory 


The clock is ticking towards The Last Minute, but no one knows it. No one except Billy Byrne - young, cool and talented, he's the Next Big Thing. At least that's what the London glitterazzi are saying, on the streets, in the clubs, in the Business. But the glitterazzi turn out to be wrong and Billy Byrne is all over in a split second. His world detonates. His self-esteem splinters. Suddenly he's on a rollercoaster ride into the London underworld - a dangerous land of murderers, thieves and talent agents.

Thursday, June 22, 2017

A CURE FOR WELLNESS (2017)




Directed By: Gore Verbinski 
Written By: Justin Haythe 
Story By: Gore Verbinski & Justin Haythe 
Cinematography By: Bojan Bazelli 
Editor: Pete Beaudreau & Lance Pereira 


Cast: Dane Dehann, Mia Goth, Jason Issacs, Harry Groener, Carl Lumbly, Lisa Barnes

FIST FIGHT (2017)




Directed By: Richie Keen 
Written By: Van Robichaux & Evan Susser 
Story By: Max Greenfield, Van Robichaux & Evan Susser 
Cinematography By: Eric Edwards 
Editor: Matthew Freund 


Cast: Charlie Day, Ice Cube, Jillian Bell, Tracy Morgan, Dean Norris, Kumail Nanjani, JoAnna Garcia-Swisher, Dennis Haysbert, Christina Hendricks, Kym Whitley, Stephne Weir, Alexa Nisenson, Max Carver, Charlie Carver, Nolan Bateman 


When one school teacher unwittingly causes another teacher's dismissal, he is challenged to an after-school fight.

Thursday, June 1, 2017

THE DEVIL'S CANDY



Written & Directed By: Sean Byrne 
Cinematography By: Simon Chapman 
Editor: Andy Canny 


Cast: Ethan Embry, Shiri Appleby, Pruitt Taylor Vince, Kiara Glasco, Tony Amendola, Leland Orser, Jamie Tisdale 


A struggling painter is possessed by satanic forces after he and his young family move into their dream home in rural Texas, in this creepy haunted-house tale