A Quiet Place (2018)

A Quiet Place (2018) Directed by: John Krasinski   Screenwriters: Bryan Woods, Scott Beck, John Krasinski  Studio: Paramount Pictures, Platinum Dunes   Rated: PG-13    Runtime: 1 hr. 30 min. Cast: John Krasinski, Emily Blunt, Millicent Simmonds, Noah Jupe We’ve all seen, heard, or read about narratives that involve aliens, zombies, or an apocalyptic hellscapeContinue reading “A Quiet Place (2018)”

The Illusionist (2006)

The Illusionist (2006) Directed by: Neil Burger    Rated: PG-13    Runtime: 1 hr 50 mins Studio: Bull’s Eye Entertainment, Bob Yari Productions    Screenwriter: Neil Burger Adapted from: Short story “Eisenheim the Illusionist” by Steven Millhauser Cast: Edward Norton, Paul Giamatti, Jessica Biel The Illusionist is a film based on a short story in whichContinue reading “The Illusionist (2006)”

Avatar (2009)

Avatar (2009) Directed by: James Cameron  Rated: PG-13  Runtime: 2 hr 42 min Studio: 20th Century Fox  Screenwriter: James Cameron Cast:  Sam Worthington, Zoë Saldana, Sigourney Weaver, Stephen Lang, Giovanni   Ribisi, Michelle Rodriguez, Joel David Moore Avatar smashed box office records in 2009 by earning 2.6 billion more than the budget the studio gave directorContinue reading “Avatar (2009)”

Death to Smoochy (2002)

Death to Smoochy (2002) Directed by: Danny DeVito  Rated: R   Runtime: 1 hr. 49 mins.   Studio: Warner Brothers Pictures   Screenwriter: Adam Resnick Cast:  Robin Williams, Edward Norton, Catherine Keener, Jon Stewart, Danny Woodburn Every country has a form of children’s television shows that are loved and hated alike. In America, we had LambContinue reading “Death to Smoochy (2002)”

Fight Club (1999)

Fight Club (1999) Directed by: David Fincher Runtime: 2 hr. 19 min. Studio: 20th Century Fox Rated: R  Screenwriter: Jim Uhls  Adapted from: Chuck Palahniuk’s book Fight Club  Cast: Edward Norton, Brad Pitt, Helena Bonham-Carter, Meatloaf Flight Club is a well-directed original packaging of nuanced, layered themes crafted with satire and dark-twisted humor. It’s wearing anContinue reading “Fight Club (1999)”

The Informer (2020)

The Informer (2020) Directed by: Andrea Di Stefano  Studio: The Fyzz Pictures and Thunder Road Films    Screenwriter: Matt Cook, Rowan Joffe, Andrea Di Stefano  Runtime: 1 hr 53 min    Rated: R  Cast: Joel Kinnaman, Rosamund Pike, Clive Owen, Common, Ana de Armas  Adapted from: A novel by Börge Hellström and Anders Roslund titledContinue reading “The Informer (2020)”

Murder on the Orient Express (2017)

Murder on the Orient Express (2017) Directed by: Kenneth Branagh Rated: PG-13 Runtime: 1 hr 54 min Studio: 20th Century Fox Screenwriter: Michael Green Based on: The novel by Agatha Christie  Everyone is a suspect in Agatha Christie’s classic whodunit, Murder on the Orient Express, written for film by Michael Green. It’s not the first timeContinue reading “Murder on the Orient Express (2017)”