Tag: Just Plain Odd

Thelma

      Release Date: September 15, 2017 (Norway); November 10, 2017 (USA – limited) Screened: October 6, 2017 (New York Film Festival) Runtime: 116 minutes Rating: Not Rated (as of post time) Studio: The Orchard; Motlys Director: Joachim Trier Cast: Eili Harboe; Kaya Wilkins; Henrik Rafaelsen; Ellen Dorrit Petersen A profoundly religious teenager discovers

mother!

    Release Date: September 15, 2017 Screened: September 11, 2017 (Toronto International Film Festival) Runtime: 121 minutes Rating: R Studio: Paramount Pictures Director: Darren Aronofsky Cast: Jennifer Lawrence; Javier Bardem; Ed Harris; Michelle Pfeiffer; Brian Gleeson; Domhnall Gleeson; Kristen Wiig I can’t think of a contemporary director who brings the “WTF?!?!” better than Darren

The 4th Man

    Release Date: March 24, 1983 Runtime: 102 minutes Rating: Unrated (closer to R) Studio: International Spectrafilm / Anchor Bay Entertainment Director: Paul Verhoeven Cast: Jeroen Krabbé; Renée Soutendijk; Thom Hoffman; Dolf de Vries; Geert de Jong It’s only fitting that a movie review site called The 4th Reel review a movie called “The

Naked Lunch

    Release Date: December 27, 1991 (screened June 20, 2014 – 16th Annual Provincetown Film Festival) Runtime: 115 minutes Rating: R Studio: Twentieth Century Fox Director: David Cronenberg Cast: Peter Weller; Judy Davis; Ian Holm; Julian Sands; Monique Mercure; Roy Scheider OK, full disclosure: this is one weird fuckin’ movie. David Cronenberg has never

Her

    Release Date: December 18, 2013 (limited); January 10, 2014 (wide) Runtime: 126 minutes Rating: R Studio: Warner Bros. Pictures Director: Spike Jonze Cast: Joaquin Phoenix; Scarlett Johansson (voice); Amy Adams; Chris Pratt; Rooney Mara This one was a total surprise! My expectations were low: another self-consciously quirky Spike Jonze movie with resident Hollywood

Endless Love

    Release Date: July 17, 1981 Runtime: 116 minutes Rating: R Studio: Universal Pictures Director: Franco Zeffirelli Cast: Brooke Shields; Martin Hewitt; Shirley Knight; Don Murray; James Spader; Richard Kiley; Beatrice Straight Watching this movie, I had an overwhelming feeling of “I get it.” Let me explain. I get how this movie could have been

Southland Tales

    Release Date: November 14, 2007 Runtime: 145 minutes Rating: R Studio: Samuel Goldwyn Films Director: Richard Kelly Cast: Dwayne Johnson; Sarah Michelle Gellar; Seann William Scott; Justin Timberlake; Nora Dunn; John Larroquette; Bai Ling; Mandy Moore; Jon Lovitz; Cheri Oteri…many others! Whoa, is this one boondoggle of a movie! Sporting a cast and a

Motel Hell

It’s Flashback Friday! This Week’s Flashback Movie….     Release Date: October 18, 1980 Runtime: 101 minutes Rating: R Studio: United Artists (MGM) Director: Kevin Connor Cast: Rory Calhoun; Nancy Parsons; Paul Linke; Nina Axelrod; Wolfman Jack [POSSIBLE SPOILERS] This is one fun, albeit totally demented movie!! I love it when movies don’t take themselves