Release: Friday, October 17, 2014 [Theater] Distributor: Sony/Columbia There’s no such thing as a politically-neutral war film. That’s why David Ayer (End of Watch; Sabotage) should be praised for focusing not on the ideals and goals of… Continue reading

30-for-30: The Legend of Jimmy the Greek

Release: Tuesday, November 10, 2009 [Netflix] I’m wondering who in this room would recognize the name Dimetrios Georgios Synodinos. I’d be willing to bet many more might if I then revealed this was merely the less-glamorous birth name… Continue reading

TBT: The Shining (1980)

The first time I had heard this film title, I thought it was referring to something else entirely. And when I finally sat down to watch (whenever that first time was, I wish… Continue reading

The Judge

Release: Friday, October 10, 2014 [Theater] Distributor: Warner Bros. The honorable David Dobkin, who’s responsible for giving the world Wedding Crashers, presides over his very first drama and makes a relatively strong case for his continued exploration outside… Continue reading

A DSB Quick Thought. . .

Earlier today I was trying to look up some info for the new David Dobkin film, The Judge before putting up a review. I usually go to IMDb or Rotten Tomatoes for that… Continue reading

The Franco Files #9

Welcome to October, and the ninth edition of The Franco Files! I suppose now would be a good time to make the announcement. I have decided that I will officially end this thread… Continue reading

TBT: Rosemary’s Baby (1968)

Feeling in a bit of a paranoid mood? Then you’ll love what’s on offer for today’s Throwback Thursday segment! And you know what they say about paranoia, right? Well . . . actually, what… Continue reading

Gone Girl

Release: Friday, October 3, 2014 [Theater] Distributor: Fox Not to be confused with the Ben Affleck-directed Gone Baby Gone from 2007, Gone Girl is yet another exceptionally entertaining thriller from David Fincher, a director guilty of association… Continue reading

The Skeleton Twins

Release: Friday, September 12, 2014 (limited) [Theater] Distributor: Roadside Attractions *Sniffle.* It’s just so sad, you guys — these SNL kids are all growing up. . . ! Back in February I would not have… Continue reading

TBT: The Hills Have Eyes (2006)

OooOooOOOoooOOoooOo the chills are running down my spine as we enter into October for the. . . second time on TBT. I’ve got the chills because of the films I know I have… Continue reading