Ladies, if your man took you to see Fifty Shades Darker for Valentine's Day please do not question his undying love for you. In order to make you happy he put himself through two hours of tortuous boredom that breezes through faux conflict and a ridiculously thin plot. Despite the film's attempts, no amount of sex can make this worthwhile...
On Jan. 31, Sony Pictures Home Entertainment will release Gimmie Danger. The Jim Jarmusch film follows iconic punk rock band The Stooges through their rise, fall and reincarnation. A feature length documentary, this work features live performance footage from the ‘70s through present. Additionally, extensive interviews with band members – including a large amount of time with Iggy Pop...
20th Century Fox released National Geographic’s documentary series, The Story of God, on Jan. 10. The show strives to pull people together through the exploration of God between religions and Freeman is an excellent neutral party to do just that. The Story of God explores the similarities and differences of a variety of mainstream religions, focusing on a different facet...
On Jan. 17, Lionsgate Films released its newest action flick, Come and Find Me. David and Claire are a couple deeply in love. They’re into each other and it shows until Claire abruptly disappears without a trace. Unable to let go, David obsesses over finding her. His investigation leads him everywhere, from gangsters to possibly corrupt government agents. He’s confused...
Arcade Fire 'The Reflektor Tapes'
On Jan. 27, Arcade Fire and Eagle Rock Entertainment will release The Reflektor Tapes. This two-disc set contains a documentary and full live concert.   On Jan. 27, Arcade Fire and Eagle Rock Entertainment will release The Reflektor Tapes. This two-disc set contains a documentary directed by Kahlil Joseph, which follows the making of Arcade Fire’s studio album Reflektor. Additionally, this...
The Accountant Feature
On Jan. 10, Warner Bros. Pictures released a tension-filled thriller starring Ben Affleck and Anna Kendrick. The Accountant is the story of the lows a person can choose to sink to for normalcy and, ultimately, possible redemption. Christian Wolff is the alias of a math savant who has seated himself in the depths of organized crime as a freelance...
hidden figures
Hidden Figures has already been nominated for numerous awards, after watching it you'll understand why. The film does a wonderful job giving audiences an inside look at a little known aspect of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration's history. Hidden Figures tells the story of Katherine Johnson (Taraji P Henson), Dorothy Vaughn (Octavia Spencer) and Mary Jackson (Janelle Monae), three...
On Jan. 20, STIF Entertainment will release the new indie horror movie Dead Story. This film comes from first time writer/director Suneel Tripuraneni. Leading up to the release, Tripuraneni and his team were diligent with their grassroots marketing. The result has been respectable YouTube views for the trailer and a certain amount of buzz. Unfortunately, though there are some...
Ben Affleck writes, directs and stars in Live By Night, a Prohibition-Era gangster film billed to rival the likes of Scarface and The Godfather, but ultimately falls far short. Affleck stars as Ben Coughlin, a WWI veteran who left as a soldier and came back an outlaw. Don't ask me why, but the movie doesn't do a good job explaining...
Considering the rapid pace of the movie and its insomnious setting, Sleepless could not be a more apt title for this film. Jamie Foxx stars as undercover Las Vegas policeman Vincent Downs, who in an effort to save his son from murderous gangsters, finds himself caught between the good guys, the bad guys and a non-stop barrage of gunfire. Sleepless wastes...