Just Go With It

Synopsis: In Just Go With It, a plastic surgeon, romancing a much younger schoolteacher, enlists his loyal assistant to pretend to be his soon to be ex-wife, in order to cover up a careless lie. When more lies backfire, the assistant’s kids become involved, and everyone heads off for a weekend in Hawaii that will change […]

Another Earth

Synopsis: Following her release from jail, a morose young woman (Brit Marling) seeks out the man (William Mapother) whose life she shattered in a car accident several years earlier. Release Date: July 22, 2011     MPAA Rating: PG-13 Genre(s): Drama, Science Fiction Film Review Production Rhoda Williams (Brit Marling) is your average teenager, enjoying a night […]

TCM Classic Film Festival: ‘The Swimmer’ (Dir. Frank Perry 1968)

The films of husband-and-wife team Frank and Eleanor Perry are amongst the most undervalued of the wave of semi-independent American films of the 70s. In titles like Diary of a Mad Housewife (1970) and Play It As It Lays (1972) they tackled a specifically contemporary sense of malaise and neurosis, on both coasts, in a […]

‘Lucky Bastard’ Comes To On Demand And VOD This Weekend

If you missed Lucky Bastard when it hit theaters a couple of months ago, you’re in luck; the found footage horror film is coming to Cable On Demand starting May 15th, and will be on iVOD platforms such as YouTube, Google Play, Playstation Network, and Xbox Live on May 16th.  Starring Don McManus (Grand Piano), […]

Hop

Synopsis: Blending state of the art animation with live action, Hop is a comedy about E.B. (voiced by Russell Brand), the teenage son of the Easter Bunny. On the eve of taking over the family business, E.B. leaves for Hollywood in pursuit of his dream of becoming a drummer. He encounters Fred (James Marsden), an out-of-work […]

Samuel Maoz’s ‘Foxtrot’ Is A Mixed Bag Of Cinematic Emotions

Synopsis: A troubled family must face the facts when something goes terribly wrong at their son’s desolate military post. Release Date: March 30, 2018     MPAA Rating: PG-13 Genre(s): Drama, Film Review Production It’s no secret that overseas films take a while to get released in America. The Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film had already […]

Brooklyn’s Finest

Synopsis: Three cops struggle with their choices and futures. Release Date: November 27, 2009     MPAA Rating: PG-13 Genre(s): Action, Drama Film Review Production The camera cranes above in a wide aerial shot of the Brooklyn Projects. Large sterile identical buildings litter the ground of this place, mimicking the perception that a people, not people, inhabit […]