Tag: Three and a Half Reels

First They Killed My Father

    Release Date: September 15, 2017 Screened: September 11, 2017 (Toronto International Film Festival) Runtime: 136 minutes Rating: NR – equivalent to a strong PG-13 Studio: Netflix Director: Angelina Jolie Cast: Sareum Srey Moch; Phoeung Kompheak; Sveng Socheata; Mun Kimhak; Heng Dara; Khoun Sothea; Sarun Nika; Run Malyna; Oun Srey Neang Angelina Jolie directs

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

BPM (Beats Per Minute)

    Release Date: August 23, 2017 (France); October 20, 2017 (USA – limited) Screened: September 10, 2017 (Toronto International Film Festival) Runtime: 140 minutes Rating: No Rating Yet (it’ll be R) Studio: Memento Films Director: Robin Campillo Cast: Nahuel Pérez Biscayart; Arnaud Valois; Adèle Haenel; Antoine Reinartz; Théophile Ray; Catherine Vinatier **Minor Spoilers** Director

I, Tonya

    Release Date: September 8, 2017 (Toronto International Film Festival) Screened: September 9, 2017 (Toronto International Film Festival) Runtime: 119 minutes Rating: No Rating Yet Studio: Miramax  Director: Craig Gillespie Cast: Margot Robbie; Sebastian Stan; Allison Janney; Julianne Nicholson; Bobby Cannavale; Caitlin Carver; Mckenna Grace; Paul Walter Hauser Craig Gillespie’s I, Tonya takes a ripped-from-the-headlines

Wonder Woman

    Release Date: June 2, 2017 Runtime: 141 minutes Rating: PG-13 Studio: Warner Bros. Director: Patty Jenkins Cast: Gal Gadot; Chris Pine; Connie Nielsen; Robin Wright; Danny Huston; David Thewlis; Saïd Taghmaoui; Ewen Bremner All hail Wonder Woman!! After decades of development hell, the grand dame of DC Comics finally gets her own standalone

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

Sully

    Release Date: September 9, 2016 Runtime: 96 minutes Rating: PG-13 Studio: Warner Bros. Director: Clint Eastwood Cast: Tom Hanks; Aaron Eckhart; Laura Linney; Mike O’Malley; Anna Gunn; Jamey Sheridan Hero worship doesn’t get much more blatant, or for that matter, more entertaining than “Sully,” Clint Eastwood’s dramatization of the Miracle on the Hudson

Black Mass

    Release Date: September 18, 2015 Runtime: 122 minutes Rating: R Studio: Warner Bros. Director: Scott Cooper Cast: Johnny Depp; Joel Edgerton; Benedict Cumberbatch; Dakota Johnson; Julianne Nicholson; Kevin Bacon; Peter Sarsgaard; Rory Cochrane; David Harbour; Adam Scott; Corey Stoll; Jesse Plemons Johnny Depp is a shoo-in for an Oscar nomination in what is

Trainwreck

    Release Date: July 17, 2015 Runtime: 125 minutes Rating: R Studio: Universal Pictures Director: Judd Apatow Cast: Amy Schumer; Bill Hader; Colin Quinn; John Cena; Dave Attell; Tilda Swinton; LeBron James; Brie Larson Amy Schumer bulldozes her way onto the big screen playing a magnified version of her women-are-just-as-raunchy-as-men comedic persona in ‘Trainwreck.’

Sorcerer

    Release Date: June 24, 1977 Runtime: 121 minutes Rating: PG Studio: Paramount Pictures / Universal Pictures Director: William Friedkin Cast: Roy Scheider; Bruno Cremer; Francisco Rabal; Amidou God bless the Film Forum! If it wasn’t for this extraordinary little theater on W. Houston, special engagements of overlooked movies like “Sorcerer” might never be seen