Eating Animals, based on Jonathan Safran Foer’s book, takes an in-depth look at the destructive nature of factory farming. Directed by Christopher Quinn and narrated by Natalie Portman (who also produces), Eating Animals is a documentary that is definitely worth checking out. Below is the audio of my interview with Quinn.
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!!
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.
There’s just too many movies to wade through on a daily basis to truly get excited over a movie, but the trailer for You Were Never Really Here has me pumped. The trailer is below, as well as five reasons why this movie should be on your radar.
Natalie Portman, director and star of A Tale of Love and Darkness, will receive the 2016 Israel Film Festival Achievement in Film Award. Portman is not the sole honoree at the fest, and for more info, check out our post after the jump.
Natalie Portman takes a huge chunk of ambition and runs with it as the writer, director, and lead actress behind A Tale of Love and Darkness, a feature based on Amos Oz’s coming-of-age bestseller. This is Portman’s feature writing and directing debut, and thanks to her deep connection to the material the narrative is infused with a self-assured and subtly evocative flair.