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 to the tune of Taken, becoming an often absurd yet emotionally resonant tale of survival. Owen Wilson finds inspiration in drama once … Continue reading No Escape

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. Ignoring the 20 years that have elapsed since the tragic passing of N.W.A founder Eazy-E the occasion might not seem auspicious, but for … Continue reading Straight Outta Compton

Comet

Release: Friday, December 5, 2014 [Netflix] Distributor: IFC Directed by: Sam Esmail Comet can pretend it's a once-in-a-lifetime event but the stars shone so much brighter in the universes it has been melded by, spectacular constructs like the intricate and heartrending Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind and 500 Days of Summer. Bearing the heartbreak of the former … Continue reading Comet