I Kill Giants, based on the comic book limited series from Joe Kelly and J.M. Ken Niimura, is a dark fantasy/coming-of-age drama that refuses to pull any punches, delivering a knockout story in the process. Spotlighting under the radar films is always a joy, and I Kill Giants snugly fits into that category.
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Josie is a slow burn thriller that, while infused with a film noir aesthetic, thrives as a character driven drama. The less you know about the film the better, as spoilers may ruin your viewing experience. Thus I’ll tread lightly in my review.
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One show that has me by the hooks is Timeless, a time travel series that, while breathing life into various moments of history, is filled with a ton of clever (and surprisingly evocative) twists and turns. The below video features cast members Goran Visnjic and Malcolm Barrett discussing what makes Timeless a unique program.
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One intriguing aspect of Taken is that Bryan Mills (Clive Standen), though he may seem like one-man army, is not a stereotypical action hero. During the Taken interviews at this year’s NBC/Universal TCAs, I asked Standen about how he emotionally connects to the role. Video is below!
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Great news with episode 80 on CinemAddicts, as Anderson Cowan is taking his movie Groupers on the road starting with a July 14 in Chicago! That bit of news is mentioned at the beginning of the show, Details on the rest of the program is below!!
Continue reading CinemAddicts Episode 80: ‘Red Sparrow’ ‘Annihilation’ ‘Josie’ ‘I Kill Giants’
Venturing into the great unknown can be fear inducing and seductive, and with Annihilation we are given an entirely new universe called the Shimmer. With Natalie Portman at the ready and Ex Machina writer/director Alex Garland commandeering, what could possibly go wrong? While possessing a few quality moments, Annihilation isn’t as fantastic as it makes itself out to be, and many cinephiles will leave with the theaters with the bitter taste of disappointment.
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This week on CinemAddicts we’re going back to one winner, and the prize will be my Blu-ray copy of Darkest Hour and Dunkirk: The Complete Screenplay. It’s a Winston Churchill and WWII themed giveaway, and entry details are below!!
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When you drink orange juice, do you love a bit of pulp in the liquid, even if that stuff gets stuck between your teeth or leads to a necessary wipe on the mouth? Nicolas Cage’s latest film Looking Glass oozes sleaze from the get go, and while some viewers may become disenchanted with this lurid noir, others will eagerly sink their teeth into another memorable Cage vehicle.
Continue reading Nicolas Cage Sleazes It Up In Pulpy Motel Thriller ‘Looking Glass’