One of Phillip Seymour Hoffman's last performances put to film turns out to mean much less for Phillip Seymour Hoffman and possibly much more for the burgeoning career of John Slattery as a feature-length director.
The new comedy Neighbors represents a changing tide for the Apatow crew, but does it also represent the coming of Zac Efron as a serious actor? One Efron movie leads to another and soon you're in a strange apartment, with a hastily scrawled message on the pillow by your head reading "Thanks for the fun--Zac" Not even as much as a little drawing of a heart to comfort you in your shame.
Jim Jarmusch forgoes the silent anxiety he is known for to return with a vampire film lush with beautifully moody music and an obsession with rare musical instruments. This isn't your grand-pappys vampire film. For that matter, it isn't your pre-teens vampire film either...
A movie about a cop gone bad? A movie about a cop gone bad getting deep into a drug addiction? A movie about a cop gone bad getting deep into drug addiction that isn't Nic Cage in Bad Lieutenant?! Lets all chase the dragon that is Filth.
In 2013 one movie sex scene took the internet by storm. Despite critical acclaim, Blue is the Warmest Color could not seem to shake the accusations of “Male Gaze” and gratuitous sex scenes, people also harping on the directors perceived mistreatment of the stars in his movie. Let’s move past that, and look at one of the most critically lauded and progressively scorned movies of the past year.
Will this newest release from the Troma-man himself, Lloyd Kaufman be a gore-fest, schlocky, toilet humor-filled indie outing, or will it be........well, of course that's what it is. It's Troma, after all.
There's going to be a lot of talk about this movie based around people's religious affilliations. Now lets sit down for a minute a talk about Noah and the director, Aronofsky, without all that baggage it has to carry around.