Netflix’s Godless: A Frank Success?

After being one of the most lauded screenwriters of the 90’s, with such work as Get Shorty, Out of Sight, and Dead Again, Scott Frank conceived the idea for Godless in the early 2000’s. He saw as a project for Steven Soderbergh, who wasn’t keen on the idea of directing … [Read More]

Rest In Peace: Chantal Akerman—A Belated Word on a Lost Director

Chantal Akerman passed away this past Monday at the age of 65. Her death flew under the radar of the mainstream media, and did not catch my attention until Wednesday. We at The Movie Blog owe her, and everyone, an apology for our tardiness in coverage. The Belgian filmmaker deserves … [Read More]

Academy Award Winner Philip Seymour Hoffman Dead at 46

  It’s unfortunate to announce that Philip Seymour Hoffman has been pronounced dead today. He was found unresponsive in his apartment and the EMS team pronounced him dead after they were unable to revive him. While the results are not entirely conclusive, a syringe was found in his arm along … [Read More]

Yes, this is the Movie Blog… just a NEW look

  Hey guys. As you may have noticed TMB is sporting a new look! It’s been a labor of love for us over the past few weeks and it’s something we hope you guys also enjoy and warm up to moving forward. We certainly understand that the change can be … [Read More]

Review: The Cabin in the Woods

Director: Drew Goddard Written by: Drew Goddard, Joss Whedon Starring: Kristen Connolly, Chris Hemsworth, Anna Hutchison, Fran Kranz, Jesse Williams, Richard Jenkins, Bradley Whitford MPAA Rating: R Introduction: The Cabin in the Woods is a 2012 horror film co-written by Joss Whedon and Drew Goddard. It is also the directorial debut … [Read More]

Review: Blue Like Jazz

Director: Steve Taylor Written by: Donald Miller, Ben Pearson, Steve Taylor Starring: Marshall Allman, Jason Marsden, Tania Raymonde, Claire Holt, Eric Lange, Justin Welborn Synopsis: “I never liked jazz music because jazz music doesn’t resolve. . . . I used to not like God because God didn’t resolve. But that was before … [Read More]

Review: American Reunion

Directors: Jon Hurwitz, Hayden Schlossberg Writers: Adam Herz (characters), Jon Hurwitz (screenplay); Hayden Schlossberg (screenplay) Stars: Jason Biggs, Alyson Hannigan, and Seann William Scott Genre: Comedy MPAA: Rated R Synopsis: Continuing the American Pie franchise, Jim, Michelle, and Stifler reunite with their friends for their upcoming high school reunion. When … [Read More]

Review: Wrath of the Titans

Wrath of the Titans is a 2012 fantasy film and sequel to the 2010 film Clash of the Titans. The film stars Sam Worthington, Rosamund Pike, Bill Nighy, Édgar Ramírez, Toby Kebbell, Danny Huston, Ralph Fiennes and Liam Neeson. Jonathan Liebesman directs the screenplay written by Dan Mazeau and David … [Read More]

Review: The Hunger Games

Director: Gary Ross Writers: Gary Ross (screenplay), Suzanne Collins (screenplay/novel) Stars: Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson and Liam Hemsworth Genre: Action,Drama,Sci-Fi,Thriller MPAA: Rated PG-13 Every year in the ruins of what was once North America, the evil Capitol of the nation of Panem forces each of its twelve districts to send … [Read More]

Review: 21 Jump Street

Directors: Phil Lord, Chris Miller Writers: Michael Bacall(screenplay), Michael Bacall & Jonah Hill (story) Stars: Jonah Hill, Channing Tatum, Ice Cube, Dave Franco, and Brie Larson Genre: Comedy MPAA: Rated R Synopsis: Two former high school classmates from opposite social cliques become friends after helping one another to become police … [Read More]