Kenneth Lonergan continues to bolster his small yet impressive resumé of fantastic writing (and directing) with this heart-wrenching drama starring Casey Affleck and Michelle Williams. This movie has been getting all the buzz around award season, and for all the right reasons!
Movie trailers are something that I have always loved watching. Even when I pop in a Blu-ray and they roll trailers beforehand, I can’t help but take my finger off the fast-forward button and enjoy them. The goal of these short snippets is to get us interested and excited to go see a film. If it gets your butt in the theater seat then it has done its job! Continue reading “10 Best Movie Trailers of All-Time”
This week’s great scene from a great film is from 2005’s Cinderella Man. This is one of my favorite scenes from any boxing movie because it has so much emotional weight. James isn’t just fighting for fame and glory, he’s fighting for his family. Lasky thinks he’s got him beat, but once Braddock gives him that “you think you can stop me?” smirk, he knows he’s in trouble. I get goosebumps every time.
Here’s the official trailer for Martin Scorsese’s newest film, Silence. Judging by looks of it, this could make a major splash in the Oscar race!
YouTube channel Lessons from the Screenplay gives an excellent study of the similarities between two fantastic films. This is a brilliant, in-depth look at the psychology behind two destructively obsessive characters.
This week’s great scene from a great film is from 2002’s crime drama Road to Perdition. This one has everything you could possibly want out of a scene; deep emotional weight, magnificent composition, incredible cinematography, and beautiful use of score. In short, it’s a true work of art. (WARNING: Spoilers ahead)