Kathryn Bigelow directs this searing drama of men under fire and how war tranforms them and entered the record books as the first woman to win the Oscar for best director.
Whether or not you agree that The King’s Speech (2010) was indeed the Best Picture by the Best Director (Tom Hooper) of 2010, it was certainly the feel-good film of 2010 with portfolio. Colin Firth (who well earned his Oscar for Best Actor) stars as Duke of York (Bertie to his friends) and the man […]
Mildred Pierce (2011) is less a remake than a new run at adapting the James M. Cain novel. Previously made into a Hollywood classic (which earned Joan Crawford her only Oscar), it’s been transformed into a five-hour mini-series by director Todd Haynes, who cast Kate Winslet in the title role as the mother blindly devoted […]
Here’s what’s new and ready to stream now on Netflix, Amazon Prime, Hulu, HBO Now, Showtime Anytime, FilmStruck, video-on-demand, and other streaming services … The moody new Netflix Original series The Innocents: Season 1 is a young adult superhero drama about a teenage girl (Sorcha Groundsell) who manifests the power to shape-shift while on the […]
Ravenous (1999) is the definitive frontier cannibal movie. It channels a story reminiscent of both the Donner Party disaster and the legend of Alferd Packer (the only American ever convicted of cannibalism) into a gruesome survival thriller with a crimson-hued streak of black humor and an elemental hint of the supernatural. Guy Pearce is the […]