By and large, I don’t really give a single flying fuck about famous acting families. A lot of them, I think the world would be happier without. The Baldwins are a good example of that thought.
There’s a palate-cleansing lucidity and sobriety to this interesting movie, a narrative triptych, showing three intimate scenes of English (and German) life, from 1944, 1982 and 1996: snapshots of home-front life influenced by war, notionally separate scenarios but interconnected by an unstressed generational thread.
Ryan Gosling (1)- Gosling’s addition of First Man is enough to keep him here. It’s not one of the best performances of the year—but it’s solid, and the other heavy-hitters, DiCaprio, DDL can’t overtake him as they didn’t work. Even Bale’s achievement in Vice, though it’s superior to Goslings, isn’t in a great film either.
Emma Stone (1)- Stone would be number one on this list if we combined both male and female and it feels like it’s been a long time since you could say that. In the past five years she’s been dazzling in three masterpieces (Birdman, La La Land, and now The Favourite). That’s two more than any other actress …
As a lovely 2015 documentary made clear, Toshiro Mifune ranks high on the icons of cool. At the same time, referring to him as such is far from the whole story. Although he never quite achieved a level of success in American films that he gained in his native Japan, Mifune remains one of the most recognizable …
The low-budget rebel odyssey shook the foundations of Hollywood, ushered in a new era and launched a movie star.
After decades of older generations portraying the age group inaccurately, a new wave of auteurs are shaking up the film industry.
We have gone through 51 editions of Make the Case without talking about the best Robin Williams movies.
Have a look at two new posters for these upcoming films. Cowboys and Aliens arrives July 29th. Trailer here. Warrior drops in to celebrate our two-year anniversary on September 9th. Trailer here.
Moneyball is based on the true story of Billy Beane – the man who changed baseball – and the Oakland Athletic’s baseball team. Director Bennett Miller (Capote) took over the film when Steven Soderbergh was kicked off the production. The cast includes Brad Pitt (as Beane), Jonah Hill, Philip …