In 2007 I saw a film that completely floored me. It was about a self-centered prospector in the early 1900’s who was obsessed with drilling for oil and would stop at nothing to stomp all over anyone who opposed him. The film was called There Will Be Blood and it
There is comfort in routine. It is soothing to be able to have an idea of how the events of any given day will likely unfold. There is a sense of security in the known. But how many times does that routine fall apart and set up a chain of
"How do you gauge someone's will to live?"
It's a question posed by the lead character in this modern Western set in the bone chilling mountains of the Wind River Indian Reservation, Wyoming. The story follows Cory Lambert (Jeremy Renner), who is a hunter for the US Fish and Wildlife, as
Director Stephen Gaghan doesn’t have a tremendous amount of Hollywood credit but his career still has some hefty weight to it. Stephen was born in Louisville, Kentucky on May 6th, 1965. He attended Kentucky Country Day School where he was an All-State Soccer player and held an assist record for
Accept the diagnosis. Take the Cure.
An ambitious young executive is sent to retrieve his company’s CEO from an idyllic but mysterious “wellness center” at a remote location in the Swiss Alps. He soon suspects that the spa’s miraculous treatments are not what they seem. When he begins to unravel its
Paul Greengrass has had a fairly successful career as a film director thus far. He started off doing a TV series documentary called World in Action in 1985 and then made his first feature film in 1989 entitled Resurrected - the true story of a British Soldier that was left
While you may be very familiar with the films that he has written, Alex Garland is mostly an unknown celebrity name. He was born in London, England and received a Bachelor's degree in Art History from the University of Manchester. He wrote the novel The Beach which was later adapted
Willard Christopher Smith Jr. also known as "Will Smith" is one of the most recognizable actors working today. Just like the song says, he was born and raised in West Philadelphia where he was the second of four children. Growing up he received the nickname "Prince" because he could charm
Director Ridley Scott has created some of cinema’s most cherished and noteworthy films. He began his professional career in 1965 by skipping around and directing numerous TV shows. It wasn’t until fourteen years later when he shot into the public eye by directing the horror/sci-fi classic entitled Alien. Since then
Benedict Cumberbatch is a somewhat unusual name that fits nicely with a somewhat unusual actor. He is not unusual in the sense of being weird or strange, but more in the sense of being able to hone his acting craft and make himself memorable in the process. Even though more