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Briar Rose, Sorta

Airlock is a series of posts/rambles/diatribes of whatever’s on my mind Tuesdays and Thursdays. You’ve been warned?

Putting stock in awards shows is inherently suspect — what does the shadow-club know that I don’t? 486 more words


TIFF 2015: Freeheld

I was moved- and pissed off- by Freeheld, as I’m sure director Peter Sollett and screenwriter Ron Nyswaner intended and I can only imagine what it must have been like to attend the… 276 more words


What's Done Cannot Be Undone In The New 'Macbeth' Trailer

Now this is how you do Shakespeare. The trailer for Justin Kurzel’s Palme d’Or-nominated adaptation of The Scottish Play doesn’t pull any punches, throwing viewers straight into the action in the Highlands. 176 more words


Robert Downey Jr.'s New Film 'Chasing Phil' Isn't About The SHIELD Agent

If you follow the trades, then you probably already know that Robert Downey Jr. and his producing partner (and wife) Susan Downey will produce a white collar crime drama for Warner Bros. 269 more words


Review of Birdman (2014)

Birdman, or the Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance is a 2014 dark dramedy directed by Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu and written by Inarritu, Nicolas Giacobone, Alexander Dinelaris, Jr., and Armando Bo. 581 more words

Should I Watch Forrest Gump?

Forrest Gump is easily one of the most quotable films of all time, and its position at No. 13 on the IMDB Top 250 is not to be overlooked. 416 more words