When writer Diablo Cody and director Jason Reitman collaborate (as they did earlier in Juno and Young Adult) the result is always an interesting bit of social philosophy set within the institution of family. Tully is their latest work, with a special emphasis on the trial and meaning of motherhood in today’s world.
Produced by LD Entertainment (Risen, Jackie), Forever My Girl tells the story of Liam Page (Alex Roe), a superstar country singer who can’t shake the hurts of his past. When the death of a high school friend brings him back to his home town, he encounters Josie (Jessica Rothe), his ex-fiance for the first time… [Read More]
Show me a man without a dream. And I’ll show you a man that’s dead. Real Dead. So sings Josh Howard, portrayed by Sammy Davis Jr., in the original 1960 Ocean’s 11, the Rat Pack heist movie which inspired the Ocean’s trilogy from the first decade of this millennium. The song is titled “Eee-O-11,” referring… [Read More]
What would you do if you lived on the streets and had to hide it in order to have a dream life with the one you love? Landing Up explores the dark underbelly of homelessness, eventually leaving the viewer with a nasty taste in their mouth.
When motocross rider Aaron Baker broke his neck (C-4, 5, and 6) in 1999, the doctors told him he had a one-in-a-million chance to even be able to feed himself again. Dominic Gill’s documentary Coming to My Senses recounts Baker’s determination and work to regain movement far beyond what the doctor’s expected, eventually allowing him… [Read More]