30-for-30: I Hate Christian Laettner

Release: Sunday, March 15, 2015 [Netflix] Directed by: Rory Karpf The psychology that characterizes fandom and sports obsession isn’t complicated. Just as in movies there are the good guys you cheer for and the bad guys… Continue reading

No Escape

Release: Wednesday, August 26, 2015 [Theater] Distributor: Weinstein Company Directed by: John Erick Dowdle No Escape shouldn’t work as well as it does and yet, strong performances from an unlikely cast make for a taut thriller that plays… Continue reading

TBT: Fargo (1996)

Get the heck out of here, August. Take all your bad vibes with you. Not that this month has been a particularly bad one for watching movies, new and old alike. But, sheesh,… Continue reading

Bite Sized Reviews: Down to Nothing; El Sendero Luminoso

Welcome to the brand new version of Bite Sized Reviews. This will be the new home for all short film reviews that I post from here on out. There will (hopefully soon) be a… Continue reading

Straight Outta Compton

Release: Friday, August 14, 2015 [Theater] Distributor: Universal Directed by: F. Gary Gray F. Gary Gray’s first directorial outing in six years debuted last weekend to the most successful opening for a musical biopic in cinematic history.… Continue reading

TBT: Monty Python’s The Meaning of Life (1983)

In my third week of rummaging through the DVD shelves, I stumbled upon a little oldie that likely no one has ever heard of. And by ‘no one’ I mean quite literally the… Continue reading

Top That: Ten Actresses Who Clearly Love Their Job

We’ve done the guys already — so now, it’s the ladies’ turn in the spotlight. Ten actresses who I feel truly enjoy their work. Be it their infectious charm on screen, or an energy… Continue reading

The Man From U.N.C.L.E.

Release: Friday, August 14, 2015 [Theater] Distributor: Warner Bros. Directed by: Guy Ritchie In The Man From U.N.C.L.E., the stylish new action comedy from Guy Ritchie, Henry Cavill looks short compared to Armie Hammer. So I… Continue reading

The Film Emotion Blogathon

So I caught wind of this exceptionally clever blogathon idea through my friend Drew of Drew Reviews Movies. He recently added his post to this blogathon that is being run by Conman of… Continue reading

JCR Factor #5

For some reason, August is already here. You know what that means? Time for a new edition of the John C. Reilly Factor — DSB’s latest character study. To find more related material, visit… Continue reading