While lacking in much substance, Like Me acts as a visually arresting social commentary, which is not about a hypothetical dystopian future but instead about a future we’re already living in that, for better or worse, is something we need to accept.
One of my personal favorites from Slamdance 2017, Bill Watterson‘s Dave Made a Maze, has been pick up for distribution in the U.S. and Canada by Gravitas Ventures. The film stars Nick Thune as a slacker who creates, and subsequently gets lost
Sony has released the trailer for the much anticipated Stephen King adaptation The Dark Tower, starring Idris Elba, Matthew McConaughey, and Tom Taylor. Taylor plays an 11-year-old who discovers another dimension beyond our own and befriends a gunslinger played by Elba. The two
Electric Entertainment announced today that they have picked up the North American rights to Rob Reiner‘s upcoming biopic, LBJ, centering on the career of our 36th president. Woody Harrelson stars in the title role with Jennifer Jason Leigh, Richard Jenkins, Bill Pullman,
Amazon Studios and Lionsgate have released a new trailer for the upcoming comedy The Big Sick, which is based on the real life courtship between comedian Kumail Nanjiani and Emily V. Gordon. the film stars Nanjiani as himself, with Zoe Kazan playing
The Alamo Drafthouse announced today that they will be presenting a special monochromatic version of James Mangold‘s Logan, dubbed Logan Noir, in their theaters across the nation for one night only on May 16th. There will be a special live-streamed Q&A with director
A24 has released a new trailer for Trey Edward Shults‘ It Comes At Night, starring Joel Edgerton, Riley Keough, Christopher Abbott, and Carmen Ejogo. The film recently screened at the Overlook Film Festival where it continues to generate tons of buzz, and this trailer continues
This week on the show Adam and Kevin take a look at E.L. Katz's Small Crimes, now available on Netflix. There's also a discussion about the latest conflict between The Weinstein Company and the MPAA and Adam talks about some of the films screening at Tribeca this year including The Endless, Mr. Long, Flower, The Clapper, Devil's Gate, Psychopaths, My Friend Dahmer, Take Me, Aardvark, Super Dark Times, and Hounds of Love.
With all-star performances from Zoey Deutch and Joey Morgan and a touching, funny, slightly disturbing (in a good way) script, Flower is one of the best indie comedies I’ve had the pleasure of seeing this year and one that should not be missed.
This week’s Kickstart Sunday pick comes to us from director Isiah Medina and his documentary Inventing the Future, an adaptation of the best-selling book Inventing the Future: Postcapitalism and a World Without Work by Nick Srnicek and Alex Williams. The book is a fascinating look