Because of this he heads back to college and encounters some interesting characters. Richard Linklater gets back into Richard Linklater territory with Everybody Wants Some. Its backdrop is a snowy Manchester in Massachusetts, something that echoes the characters in the movie. Full of warm wit and fantastic humour - not to mention some startling special effects - the movie mashes together a number of genres together and has a whole lot of fun doing it. It's also a slow movie so even though it's meant to be for children, smaller ones may get a bit bored.Next
Two straight guys decide to make a porn film together. The story is about a small boy whose mother is ill, and father lives away, so he goes to live with his grandmother who he doesn't get on with. Cold War is an epic love story set across multiple decades throughout Poland and France, told in just 90 minutes. They are two people in love, pushed apart by circumstance. It's funny, yes, but it's also an affectionate look at the underdog, filled with some pretty big scenes of violence and a number of tender moments too. When they realize help is not coming, they embark on a perilous journey across the wilderness. The hospital is one renowned for bizarre experiments on its inmates which ups the freaky ante somewhat.
Anne Rice's brilliant take on the vampire legend is a rich, lavish watch. Aiming for a little kick back, you end up perusing title after title, intent on finding just the right movie, ultimately unsure what to choose in the face of overwhelming options. The New Year is indie filmmaking done right as it deals with the uneasiness of your early twenties with a delicate blend of humor and heart. Woody Allen managed to assemble a cracking ensemble for Vicky Cristina Barcelona. The Russian roulette scene may be what most people think of when someone chats about Deer Hunter but the movie has so much more to offer.Next
Interstellar is overblown and weighed down by its own importance but, boy, is it an epic watch. A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night can only be described as vampire noir. New director Noam Murro cut his teeth on commercials but his move to the big screen is actually a half decent one. The Handmaiden is yet another new release that's headed to Amazon Prime Video - we're not sure why it keeps getting all these 'just released on Blu-ray' movies but we're happy that it's happening. It was well worth the wait and should be a top documentary contender at the Oscars. Blade discovers that a group of mutant vampires working for global genocide are dangerously close to his goal, and the only way for him to defeat these new enemies is to team up with a group of vampires on his own side.
Cromwell and Bujold have wonderful chemistry and paint a portrait of profound, abiding love. As well as comedy from Wallace Shawn, André the Giant and Christopher Guest. Four Lions finds humour in one of the most serious subjects: terrorism. The Reverend is a serious man, watching after the church that serves more as a historical landmark and tourist attraction than an active church. For all its faults, it tugs on the right strings and is very watchable. As for the plot - try not to understand it too much and just enjoy the rambunctious ride.Next
What do you mean you have never seen Bill? After the debut of 25 minutes at the New York Film Festival in 2015, Poitras and her editors structured the movie around a long central interview in which Assange reveals his shifting philosophy, which played at Cannes in Directors Fortnight 2016. Kumail and Emily's courtship process is difficult enough to begin with due to Kumail's family pressuring him to find a nice Pakistani girl to settle down with. Their respective significant others both request that Michael and Mary just end this sham of a marriage and they agree to after an upcoming visit from their son. It follows docu-style British jihadists who are trying to conjure up a terror plot. Minor league baseball players travel the country on a bus for little pay, staying at dingy hotel room after dingy hotel room. Namely celebs in a number of cameos, including Jack Nicholson as the President, Glenn Close, Pierce Brosnan, Danny DeVito and a superb quick turn from Tom Jones.Next
The plot is slight: a busker and immigrant spend a week in Dublin falling in love and making music together. The movie follows the assassin's whose job it was to rid the world of those who created the atrocities that saw a number of Israeli athletes killed at the Munich Olympics in 1972. We prefer the distinctly British setting. It seems that when it comes to movies and 'gun-fu', Keanu Reeves can do no wrong. It was only put back on the shelves when he passed away. The way he tells the story of how he got past security to walk the Twin Towers is as engrossing as any heist movie. Everything about this film is majestic - and if it doesn't have you cutting garlic with a razor blade after you watch it, then we don't know what's wrong with you.Next
We've been impressed with just how quickly new movies are coming on to the service, so dive in and take your pick. The story surrounds a mysterious delicatessen on the bottom floor of a run-down apartment block. When a young girl goes missing, Joe is hired by her father, a senator for New York State, to get her back. Then things get really scary and a lot more obscure when a hurricane cuts the island off from the mainland. A-list director Ron Howard took a break from feature-filmmaking to direct this documentary about the most famous band ever. Why not stream a movie with your Amazon Prime subscription? A sequel and announced third movie will do delve more into he story but John Wick keeps things simple: it's about revenge, and lots and lots of shooting. Toni Erdmann is about an estranged father trying to reconnect with his daughter in a rather bizarre way: by pretending to be her boss's life coach.Next
Made with a crew of two and a cast of basically one, Cavite fashions its one-camera, one-actor motif into a surprisingly entertaining, highly unnerving action film as suspenseful as any blockbuster. Lowery has quickly developed a filmography that mines for awe in solitude, and here delivers a cosmic variation on that theme, exploring the ineffable relationship between people and the meaning they give to the places that have value in their lives. The two go on a spree of minor crimes meant to bring balance back to the world, but which instead set off a series of very unfortunate events. Robot ripoff, and deserves to be watched on its own merits, which you. This isn't a film that wraps up neatly in a bow in the end - it's much more closer to fractured, complicated business that is real life. So much, they decide to make their own version of the movie with the help of their friends.Next