Based on Lee Israel’s memoir of the same name, it is not just an intriguing character study of a talented but difficult writer of one New York Time bestseller now on the skids, but also a perceptive consideration of writing as both an art and as a business.
In a way, it would be a shame to saddle Samuel L. Jackson and Ryan Reynolds with too much plot in THE HITMAN’S BODYGUARD. The snark fest that they provide as adversaries forced to endure one another’s company is its own reward as they travel from Manchester to The Hague while fending off some very… Read More »
The standalone X-Men story, LOGAN, dares much with its darkness, and achieves even more by being an emotionally brutal story that relies on character, not spectacle, to pack its considerable wallop. A tale that is as psychically violent as it is physically so, it is a sharp descant to the earlier films in the franchise… Read More »
Click here to listen to the interview with John Malkovich about THE DANCER UPSTAIRS.If all the world’s a stage, few took to strutting their hour upon it with the same moxie as Alan Conway. He’s the subject of Brian Cook’s semi-documentary, all comedy, look at the man who impersonated Stanley Kubrick, badly, for an adoring… Read More »