Paul Dano and John Cusack play the troubled genius at different stages of his life in this fascinating film about the early exhuberance of his creative talents and his second chance after a crisis.
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‘The Messenger’ – The bearer of bad news on Hulu
In The Messenger (2009), combat veteran Will Montgomery (Ben Foster) may be “a goddamn hero,” in the words of his commanding officer, but in the final months of his enlistment he’s assigned to the most challenging mission of his career: casualty notification and the emotional minefield of civilians dealing with the death of a loved […]
‘Time Out of Mind’ on Netflix
Richard Gere produces as well as stars in Time Out of Mind (2014) as George, a homeless and quite possibly mentally ill man in Manhattan getting lost in the bureaucratic maze of social services while bouncing from shelter to shelter in an effort to find some stability. Clearly the subject matter compels him—Gere’s activism is […]