Director: Jonah Hill Stars: Sunny Suljic, Katherine Waterston, Na-Kel Smith With his Danny Torrance-esque mop of hair, Sunny Suljic added another level of Kubrickian shade to Yorgos Lanthimos' The Killing Of A Sacred Deer a couple of years back. Now he takes the lead role in Jonah Hill's directorial debut; a coming-of-age comedy of skateboarding … Continue reading Review: Mid90s
Director: Gus Van Sant Stars: Joaquin Phoenix, Rooney Mara, Jonah Hill Gus Van Sant's Don't Worry, He Won't Get Far On Foot marks the third time that Joaquin Phoenix and Rooney Mara have worked together, following Spike Jonze's Her and Garth Davis' Mary Magdalene. Both actors are among the most vibrant, watchable and interesting presences in Hollywood today, and … Continue reading Review: Don’t Worry, He Won’t Get Far On Foot
Directors: Greg Tiernan, Conrad Vernon Stars: Seth Rogen, Kristen Wiig, Jonah Hill Imagine the life of an animator working for a major movie studio. The care, the patience, the precision, the meticulousness. It takes an admirable combination of creativity and technical skill. The work forces behind these movies are thought of with great esteem and … Continue reading Review: Sausage Party
Over the last decade especially, the Coen Brothers' output has swung steadily like a metronome; from bleak, lean thriller No Country For Old Men to the acidic comedy of Burn After Reading; the existential crisis of A Serious Man to the crowd pleasuring adventurism of True Grit; the melancholy of Inside Llewyn Davis to their latest effort, Hail, Caesar! - a classic … Continue reading Review: Hail, Caesar!
At the time of writing Martin Scorsese is 71 years old. Not that you'd know it from watching his latest film - his twenty-somethingth feature - which careers out of the gate at top speed and barely pauses for breath once in its entire 180 minutes. After the delightful yet stuffy prestige puff-piece Hugo, one would've … Continue reading Review: The Wolf Of Wall Street