Black Mass (2015)

 Director: Scott Cooper Starring: Johnny Depp, Joel Edgerton, Benedict Cumberbatch, Kevin Bacon, Jesse Plemons, Corey Stoll, Peter Sarsgaard, Dakota Johnson, Rory Cochrane Hyping is a terrible, horrible thing that has the power to ruin a perfectly respectable film. Since mid-summer, I’ve been eagerly awaiting the release of Black Mass – carefully examining stills and reading … More Black Mass (2015)

50/50 (2011)

Director: Jonathan Levine Starring: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Seth Rogen, Anna Kendrick, Anjelica Huston, Bryce Dallas Howard Writer Will Reiser bases 50/50 on his own experience dealing with spinal cancer in his twenties. A great cast, helmed by Joseph Gordon-Levitt, and Reiser’s outstanding script work to create a touching but funny perspective on handling the cards you … More 50/50 (2011)

Nightcrawler (2014)

Director: Dan Gilroy Starring: Jake Gyllenhaal, Rene Russo, Bill Paxton, Riz Ahmed I’m not too familiar with a lot of Jake Gyllenhaal’s work, but apparently I’m missing out. In Dan Gilroy’s directorial debut, Nightcrawler, Gyllenhaal channels an unsettling charisma as Louis Bloom, a terrifying man who takes up the work of filming crime to sell to … More Nightcrawler (2014)