Mad Max: Fury Road – 2015 George Miller

Mad Max: fury road is breathtaking. We’ve talked about the reviews- a 90 on metacritic with a 40% 100’s rate is pretty specular for any film in any genre. To reach this level most films need

The Player – 1992 Altman

Robert Altman’s the player was a major comeback for the artist who was right there on the Mount Rushmore of the American new wave of cinema in the 1970’s. I’ve seen the film at least

Postcards From the Edge- 1990 Mike Nichols

It’s a little late for a tribute to Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds and their sad recent passing but I wanted to throw a few words together about my recent viewing of Mike Nichols 1990

The Cotton Club- 1984 Francis Ford Coppola

"Coppola's most shamefully underrated movie."- san fransico examiner "Whatever it took to do it, Coppola has extracted a very special film out of the checkered history of this project."- ebert "It was the most assured

Intolerance- 1916 Griffith

Intolerance came out in 1916, one year after birth of a nation. It’s rated #102 all-time on TSPDT (birth of a nation is #242) and I don’t think I’ve seen it in at least 10 years- which was

Best Actors in the World- 2017

Leonardo Dicaprio (1)- One year removed from the revenant  he’s still clearly the king. He hasn’t started shooting anything new and had nothing in both 2016 and 2014… hopefully he’s not following DDL’s “less is more”

Best Actresses in the World- 2017

Amy Adams (5)- Adams was #1 in 2014 in what is always a tight race for the top slot with these familiar names. Oscar nom or not she gives one of the year’s best

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