Tag: Three Reels

I Love You, Daddy

    Release Date: September 9, 2017 (Toronto International Film Festival) Screened: September 9, 2017 (Toronto International Film Festival) Runtime: 123 minutes Rating: No Rating Yet (it will be R for language, I’m willing to bet) Studio: None (self-financed by Louis C.K.) Director: Louis C.K. Cast: Louis C.K.; Chloë Grace Moretz; Charlie Day; John Malkovich;

A Simple Plan

    Release Date: January 22, 1999 Runtime: 121 minutes Rating: R Studio: Paramount Pictures Director: Sam Raimi Cast: Bill Paxton; Billy Bob Thornton; Bridget Fonda; Brent Briscoe; Gary Cole; Chelcie Ross; Becky Ann Baker; Jack Walsh This is one of those “What would you do?” movies (another example would be Indecent Proposal, though this

Let’s Scare Jessica to Death

    Release Date: August 27, 1971 Runtime: 89 minutes Rating: PG-13 Studio: Paramount Pictures Director: John Hancock Cast: Zohra Lampert; Barton Heyman; Kevin O’Connor; Gretchen Corbett; Alan Manson; Mariclare Costello This low-key quickie hearkens back to a sort of golden age for low-budget chillers. While not as gruesome as some of its contemporaries (Texas

Elle

Screened at the New York Film Festival – October 15, 2016     Release Date: November 11, 2016 (US) Runtime: 130 minutes Rating: R Studio: Sony Pictures Classics Director: Paul Verhoeven Cast: Isabelle Huppert; Laurent Lafitte; Anne Consigny; Charles Berling; Virginie Efira; Judith Magre; Christian Berkel; Jonas Bloquet Paul Verhoeven’s first feature in 10 years

Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie

    Release Date: July 22, 2016 Runtime: 90 minutes Rating: R Studio: Fox Searchlight Director: Mandie Fletcher Cast: Jennifer Saunders; Joanna Lumley; Jane Horrocks; Julia Sawalha; June Whitfield; Chris Colfer; Celia Imrie; Kathy Burke This movie is a love letter to the fans, plain and simple. While it is possible to enjoy the madness

King Cobra

    Release Date: Screened April 18, 2016 – Tribeca Film Festival Runtime: 91 minutes Rating: Not Yet Rated (but let’s be real..it’ll be R) Studio: Yale Productions/SSS Entertainment/Digital Ignition Entertainment/RabbitBandini Productions Director: Justin Kelly Cast: James Franco; Garrett Clayton; Christian Slater; Molly Ringwald; Keegan Allen; Alicia Silverstone A movie as salacious and lurid as

Marjoe

    Release Date: July 24, 1972 Runtime: 88 minutes Rating: PG Studio: Cinema 5 Distributing Director: Howard Smith; Sarah Kernochan Cast: Marjoe Gortner It might be tempting to call Marjoe Gortner a con man. He was a noted evangelist in the days before Jim and Tammy Faye Bakker, “saving” people in exchange for them

Compared to What: The Improbable Journey of Barney Frank

    Release Date: Screened June 20, 2014 – 16th Annual Provincetown Film Festival Runtime: 87 minutes Rating: NR Studio: Pack Creek Productions Director: Sheila Canavan, Michael Chandler Cast: Barney Frank; Jim Ready; Neil Barofsky; Dustin Lance Black; Eliot Spitzer Controversial. Witty. Acerbic. Straightforward. No bullshit. These are all words that can describe the former

Taxi zum Klo

    Release Date: January 9, 1981 Runtime: 98 minutes Rating: NR – Adults Only Studio: Exportfilm Bischoff & Company Director: Frank Ripploh Cast: Frank Ripploh; Bernd Broaderup; Peter Fahrni This is an interesting piece for a variety of reasons. First and foremost, it is notable for being a pioneering film for gay cinema. Released