Silence is the latest film from Martin Scorsese. It’s directed by Scorsese and written by Jay Cocks and Scorsese, based on the novel of the same name by Shuskau Endo. The film stars Andrew Garfield, Adam Drive, Liam Neeson, Tadanobu Asano and Ciaran Hinds. The film is about 17th century priests who travel to Japan from Portugal to locate their missing mentor and spread Catholicism. Continue reading
Midnight Special is a sci-fi-drama thriller. It’s about a father, Roy, and his son, Alton. They spend the duration of the film evading federal and local authorities who are looking for Alton. The film is written and directed by Jeff Nichols, it stars Michael Shannon, Joel Edgerton, Kirsten Dunst, Adam Driver, and Jaden Lieberher. Continue reading
Star Wars: The Force Awakens is finally out. This is truly the most anticipated movie of the year. Now that the world has been given ample time to watch this film, here, we, go!
The Force Awakens takes place about thirty years after Luke became a Jedi and the second Death Star was destroyed. Now he’s disappeared and the First Order (what became of the Galactic Empire) and the Resistance (backed by the Republic and led by General Leia) search the galaxy to find him.
The film is directed by J.J. Abrams, it stars Harrison Ford, Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher, Adam Driver, Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac, Lupita Nyong’o, Andy Serkis, Domhnall Gleeson, Anthony Daniels, Peter Mayhew and Max von Sydow. It’s written by Lawrence Kasdan & J.J. Abrams and Michael Arndt.
Now that the weekend has past you’ve all had a chance to see The Force Awakens, spoilers ahoy! Continue reading
This Is Where I Leave You is a drama/comedy, it’s based on the book of the same name by Jonathan Tropper. The film is directed by Shawn Levy. The film revolves around a family of four siblings who have just lost their father. Their mother grounds them all in the house they grew up in for a week of sitting Shiva, as a last request from their father. Cue the whackyness. Continue reading