Terminator Genisys

Release: Wednesday, July 1, 2015 [Theater] Distributor: Paramount Directed by: Alan Taylor He’s back . . . but is he better? Of course the answer to that one is pretty easy. Arnie himself admits it, deflecting… Continue reading

Lost River

Release: Friday, April 10, 2015 [Redbox] Distributor: Warner Bros. Directed by: Ryan Gosling On a scale of crypticness, Lost River sits right in between the obtuseness of garden variety Terrence Malick and Ryan Gosling’s second collaboration… Continue reading

Me & Earl & the Dying Girl

Release: Friday, June 12, 2015 [Theater] Distributor: Fox Searchlight Directed by: Alfonso Gomez-Rejon I’d like to dedicate this piece to my good friend Andy, a man of rare intelligence and passion for rock climbing that the Knoxville… Continue reading

DSB Spotlight: Mark Wahlberg gambles on Jim Bennett role

Today I’d like to share with you an interesting guest article that was proposed to me courtesy of Christine Lindon, representing an England-based marketing company, Wise Marketing. Earlier this year I had posted… Continue reading


Release: Friday, November 14, 2014 (limited) [Redbox] Distributor: Open Road Films Directed by: Jon Stewart Rosewater may be watered-down in the drama department, but then that’s missing the point that Jon Stewart already seems to be blossoming from… Continue reading

Inside Out

Release: Friday, June 19, 2015 [Theater] Distributor: Buena Vista Directed by: Pete Docter, Ronnie del Carmen Spoiler alert: Inside Out is an emotional rollercoaster. Now that we’ve cleared that up, here’s another kicker: it’s being extremely well-received.… Continue reading


Release: Friday, June 19, 2015 [Theater] Distributor: Open Road Films Directed by: Rick Famuyiwa Rick Famuyiwa’s Sundance darling isn’t particularly revelatory filmmaking, but it’s much more intelligent than its dopey title suggests, rejecting racial stereotypes and erasing cultural… Continue reading

JCR Factor #3

The month of June brings you the third edition of the John C. Reilly Factor — DSB’s latest character study. To find more related material, visit the Features menu up top and search… Continue reading

Jurassic World

Release: Friday, June 12, 2015 [Theater] Distributor: Universal Directed by: Colin Trevorrow This movie makes me nostalgic for the days of Jurassic Park III and The Lost World. Jurassic World has nothing new to offer, and is… Continue reading

Love & Mercy

Release: Friday, June 5, 2015 (limited) [Theater] Distributor: Roadside Attractions Directed by: Bill Pohlad Capturing the life of one of rock’n roll’s most luminous figures in The Beach Boys’ very own Brian Wilson poses obvious challenges.… Continue reading