Month: September 2015

Mississippi Grind

There’s an inherent dichotomy in most gambling movies in the vain of Mississippi Grind. They usually are very fatalistic about the consequences of gambling: lives ruined, families and friendships torn apart, broken trusts that are beyondRead Full Review

Black Mass

The idea of casting Johnny Depp as James “Whitey” Bulger is comical. I’ve seen Black Mass and I’ve seen how good Depp is in it, and I still think it’s comical. It’s brazen stunt casting, but thisRead Full Review


Denis Villeneuve is a French-Canadian director, but his last three releases have been American films for American audiences (Enemy was shot in Canada, but it was a film starring Jake Gyllenhaal, so it obviously had aRead Full Review

Sleeping With Other People

The dynamic of a film like Sleeping With Other People is interesting. It’s very dependent on its cast for entertainment, and luckily for the film, it’s stars are Alison Brie and Jason Sudeikis, two actors whose comedicRead Full Review