Posts Tagged with "Movie Review"
Director Clint Eastwood’s (American Sniper, Mystic River, Million Dollar Baby) latest movie Sully is, ironically, not centered around a random guy with the last name Sullivan or some obscure neighborhood bar located in the outskirts of Boston. It centers around the real-life event surrounding USA Airways Flight 1549 piloted by Chelsey Sullenberger (Tom Hanks) and Jeff… Read more
Screw the conventional, formulaic approach to writing movie reviews. You know those snazzy, buzzword filled headlines a lot of studios use from various magazine or newspaper reviewers to help promote their movie? Examples include: “4 Stars” “Damon shines!” “Best space drama since Apollo 13.” Those are all fine and dandy, if not woefully lame. Here’s… Read more
Three words: Sicario is sick. And I don’t mean sick as in bad. I mean sick as in “holy shit balls this movie is fucking amazing.” For those who need a minor brush up on their Spanish, the word ‘sicario’ can be translated to mean “hit man,” which I knew because 1) I remember… Read more
Ex Machina is considered a futuristic Sci-Fi movie, but I’d argue it’s about as non-futuristic a Sci-Fi movie as you’re ever going to see. I forget where I read it originally, but I believe the director and writer of the movie, Alex Garland, stated in an interview recently that the movie takes place “10 minutes… Read more
There’s a scene in Whiplash where the camera pans over Andrew’s shoulder (played by Miles Teller) as he’s lying on his bed tapping his fingers to an imagined tempo reverberating inside his head to a quote on his wall that says, “if you can’t do it right, you’ll end up joining a rock band.” Or… Read more
Before I get into today’s meat and potatoes I wanted to take the opportunity to suggest some new movies I think some of you will like. As most of you who read this blog consistently understand, I’m a huge movie nerd. I’d venture a guess that if I wasn’t a strength coach I’d probably try… Read more
It’s been a few weeks since I’ve written one of my miscellaneous posts, so I figured this would be the perfect way to start what I hope will be a full week of blogging. 1. It’s no secret that I heart movies. I’ve always joked that if I were ever independently wealthy, all I would… Read more