Thursday, April 19, 2018

MUTE (2018)

Story & Directed By: Duncan Jones 
Written By: Duncan Jones & Michael Robert Johnson 
Cinematography By: Gary Shaw 
Editor: Laura Jennings & Barrett Heathcote 

Cast: Alexander Skarsgard, Paul Rudd, Justin Theroux, Robert Sheehan, Noel Clarke, Seyneb Saleh, Dominic Monaghan, Rob Kazinsky 

Berlin. Forty years from today. A roiling city of immigrants, where East crashes against West in a science-fiction Casablanca. Leo Beiler, a mute bartender has one reason and one reason only for living here, and she's disappeared. But when Leo's search takes him deeper into the city's underbelly, an odd pair of American surgeons seem to be the only recurring clue, and Leo can't tell if they can help, or who he should fear most.


Directed By: Owen Harris 
Written By: John Niven (Based on his novel) 
Cinematography By: Gustav Danielsson 
Editor: Bill Smedley 
Music By: Junkie XL 

Cast: Nicholas Hoult, James Corden, Craig Roberts, Georgina King, Jim Piddock, Ed Skrein, Joseph Mawle, Thomas Conroy 

An A&R man working at the height of the Britpop music craze goes to extremes in order to find his next hit.


Directed By: Brett Ratner 
Written By: Craig Rosenberg & Paul Zbyszewski 
Story By: Paul Zbyszewski 
Cinematography By: Dante Spinotti 
Editor: Mark Helfrich 
Music By: Lalo Schifrin 

Cast: Pierce Brosnan, Salma Hayek, Woody Harrelson, Naomie Harris, Don Cheadle, Chris Penn, Mykelti Williamson, Troy Garity, Obba Babatunde, Russell Hornsby, Michael Bowen, Jeff Garlin, Lisa Thornhill, Kate Walsh, Tom McGowan, Rachael Harris 

 After a successful last score, a master thief retires to an island paradise. His lifelong nemesis, a crafty FBI agent, washes ashore to ensure he's making good on his promise. The pair soon enters into a new game of cat-and-mouse.


Directed By: Richard Donner 
Written By: Brian Helgeland 
Cinematography By: John Schwartzman 
Editor: Kevin Stitt & Frank J. Urioste 

Cast: Mel Gibson, Julia Roberts, Patrick Stewart, Cylk Cozart, Troy Garity, Sean Patrick Thomas, Peter Jacobson, Thomas McCarthy, Rick Hoffman 

Jerry Fletcher is a man in love with a woman he observes from afar. She works for the government. Fletcher is an outspoken critic of that government. He has conspiracy theories for everything, from aliens to political assassinations. But soon, one of his theories finds itself to be accurate. But which one? Some dangerous people want him dead and the only person he trusts is that woman he loves but does not know.

Sunday, April 15, 2018


Written & Directed By: Lynn Ramsay 
Based on the book By: Jonathan Ames 
Cinematography By: Tom Townend 
Editor: Joe Bini 
Music By: Johnny Greenwood 

Cast: Joaquin Phoenix, Alessandro Nivola, Judith Roberts, John Doman, Alex Mannette 

Balancing between feverish dreamlike hallucinations of a tormented past and a grim disoriented reality, the grizzled Joe. a traumatised Gulf War veteran and now an unflinching hired gun who lives with his frail elderly mother has just finished successfully yet another job. With an infernal reputation of being a brutal man of results, the specialised in recovering missing teens enforcer will embark on a blood-drenched rescue mission, when Nina, the innocent 13-year-old daughter of an ambitious New York senator, never returns home. But amidst half-baked leads and a desperate desire to shake off his shoulders the heavy burden of a personal hell, Joe's frenzied plummet into the depths of Tartarus is inevitable, and every step Joe takes to flee the pain, brings him closer to the horrors of insanity. In the end, what is real, and what is a dream? Can there be a new chapter in Joe's life when he keeps running around in circles?