‘Dark Waters’ Review: Todd Haynes Delivers Sobering Vision Of Corporate Corruption

Dark Waters is in the tradition of movies where the common man, or woman, has to fight powerful forces. The viewer will quickly think back to movies like Silkwood, The Insider, and Erin Brockovich. Surprisingly, the movie that bears the strongest resemblance to Dark Waters is All The President’s Men. This movie is all about a man (Marc  who is part of the system, learning the truth about things he never dreamed of, slowly losing his faith in the “company line”, the mythologies of his life, and deciding to fight against seemingly insurmountable odds. If this seems like familiar dramatic territory, it is, but well-told.

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CinemAddicts Episode 80: ‘Red Sparrow’ ‘Annihilation’ ‘Josie’ ‘I Kill Giants’

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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!!


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‘May In The Summer’ From Cherien Dabis Hits Blu-ray In January

May in the Summer - Cohen Media Group

 

May In The Summer, the latest drama from director and writer Cherien Dabis (Amreeka), hits Blu-ray and DVD January 30 via Cohen Media Group.

The storyline centers on May Brennan (Dabis), a woman who is set to marry a New York scholar (Cairo Time actor Alexander Siddig). Her trip to the altar, however, is filled with complications as her Christian mother (Hiam Abbass) disapproves of the scholar’s Muslim faith.

Bill Pullman (The Zero Effect, Independence Day) co-stars as May’s estranged dad and Alia Shawkat (Arrested Development).

Special features on the Blu-ray and DVD include a featurette, stills gallery, and trailer.