In Grey Lady, TV veteran Eric Dane (The Last Ship, Grey’s Anatomy) teams with Natalie Zea (Justified, The Following) in a murder mystery mixed with romance and psychological drama. Written, directed, and produced by John Shea, who also founded the Nantucket Film Festival, the film’s moody score plays against the backdrop of the Nantucket seaside (and a… [Read More]
Combining the dry dustiness of Breaking Bad, the dark humour of Buffy the Vampire Slayer and the unpredictable violence and bleakness of Game of Thrones, Preacher continues to establish itself as one of the more unique voices in television. Following the journey of Jesse Custer (Dominic Cooper), a small-town preacher possessed with the spirit of… [Read More]
It’s not unusual for me to go to a Disney/Pixar animation film and be more impressed with the short that plays before the feature than the feature itself. That is certainly true of Lou, which plays before Cars 3.
In the two-hour conclusion, Albert Einstein has moved to the US and is a professor at Princeton University. But the events of the world have seemed to conspire against him.
Fans of mild slapstick will be attracted to Lost in Paris. It is the work of Belgian comedy team of Dominique Abel and Fiona Gordon. They bring a burlesque visual sensibility to their work.
In Neil Jordan’s (The Crying Game) The Borgias, Jeremy Irons rules the Italian crime family as Rodrigo Borgia/Pope Alexander VI. Depicting the rise to power of the family within the Catholic church, manipulated through bribery and extortion, the show depicts a different look of the Renaissance than what you heard in history class. With actors like… [Read More]
The film Cars 3 opens with a blank screen as Lightning McQueen pumps himself up for the upcoming race: “Speed. I am speed.” Sound familiar?
We return to a question posed in the first episode: will Albert and Elsa Einstein get their visas approved to the US?
Batman is dark, brooding, and super… “angst-y” in Chris McKay’s directorial debut The LEGO Batman Movie. But this is a movie about talking LEGOs and wickedly satirical superheroes, so while the lessons about fatherhood, responsibility, and community may be flying fast and furious, there are still plenty of lighter moments in between. Your premise: The Joker (Zack Galifianakis)… [Read More]
The film opens with a clip from It’s a Wonderful Life. This is a film that Thomas Sung views as his own philosophy of banking and community. He had already established a successful career as a lawyer before starting the bank. But he believed it was his responsibility to give something to his community.