Film Reviews

La La Land (2016)

Starring: Ryan Gosling, Emma Stone, JK Simmons Director: Damien Chazelle Perhaps with all the things going on in the world right now, a musical is just what we need. So often, amusingly, musicals are about dark subjects, but told lightly. And I kind of like that about musicals (watch Meet Me In St. Louis again… Continue reading La La Land (2016)

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The Nice Guys (2016)

Starring: Russell Crowe, Ryan Gosling Director: Shane Black Shane Black, back in the day, was the script writer, especially for blockbuster buddy comedies. Lethal Weapon was his huge break out, with sequels and films like the Last Boy Scout and Long Kiss Goodnight following. But Black felt like his films were not always best directed… Continue reading The Nice Guys (2016)

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Preview: The Big Short (2015)

Four denizens of the world of high-finance predict the credit and housing bubble collapse of the mid-2000s, and decide to take on the big banks for their greed and lack of foresight. - IMDb Starring: Christian Bale, Steve Carell, Ryan Gosling, Brad Pitt Director: Adam McKay I think if you're going to make a film… Continue reading Preview: The Big Short (2015)

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Goosebumps (2015)

When two teens unwittingly unleash the monsters from reclusive R L Stine's famous book they must team up with the reclusive writer and his daughter to return them to their books and save the town.  Starring: Jack Black, Dylan Minette, Odeya Rush, Ryan Lee Director: Rob Letterman This might seem like an odd movie for… Continue reading Goosebumps (2015)