Growing up a Gen X baby, my indelible memory of John Cusack is his ghetto blaster, serenading Ione Skye with “In Your Eyes” moment in Say Anything. But sometimes the hero becomes the villain, and I’m pumped to see Lloyd Dobler turn evil with Blood Money. The film, starring Boyhood’s Ellar Coltrane, Willa Fitzgerald, and Jacob Artist, hits Blu-ray and DVD December 19. Details below!
Miles Teller (Bleed for This, upcoming Only The Brave) stars in Thank You For Your Service as Adam Schumann, a returning soldier from Iraq who, along with his fellow colleagues, finds it difficult readjusting to civilian life. The piece is adapted from Pulitzer Prize winning author David Finkel’s book of the same name, and in the audio below Teller explains why “accuracy” and “authenticity” were integral to Thank You For Your Service.
My most anticipated film this year isn’t a comic book flick or animated feature bankrolled by some big studio. Rather, I’m all about Sweet Virginia, and if you love thrillers that leaves a bigger jolt than your morning cup of Joe, this might do the trick.
Dierks Bentley’s new song “Hold The Light” is the featured song in the Only The Brave, and while working on the movie has been a “great process” the actual project has a deeper meaning for the musician.
Ryan Gosling, director Denis Villeneuve (Arrival) and Harrison Ford team up for Blade Runner 2049, a movie that has already garnered heaps of praise. In this post Gosling talks about the first day Ford came to set and also reminisces about another first – his initial impression of Blade Runner at the tender age of 12.
Episode 75 of CinemAddicts is up as Anderson Cowan and I discuss movies we want to check out in October. Plus, Cowan recaps the state of the state of Groupersand his two favorite September releases (mother!and It), I have a synchronistic The Tales of Hoffman experience. Full breakdown and audio of the show is below (btw – shout out to Atticus!!).