The scene with Justin Theroux coming home to find his wife in bed with Billy Ray Cyrus has to be one of the most sympathizing moments in film. Not only is she pissed that he found out, she tells him to leave his own house and never come back then Billy Ray punches him. You just feel so bad for the dude.
One of my most memorable moviegoing experiences was seeing James Wan’s Insidious opening night. I knew nothing about it and went just to get out of the house on a Friday. By the time a red demon peaked behind Patrick Wilson’s head, audience members were screaming absolute bloody murder, running down the stairs, completely leaving the theater and then coming back to grab their friends. Then there was my friend and me, who sat motionlessly and pondering on what movie…
Every filmmaker dreams of having a hype for their film ala Cloverfield. The experience leading up to it is unprecedented by any other film experience I’ve seen before or after. It seems like every movie trailer released in current day shows way too much and you already know what’s going to happen before you even buy your ticket. All it took was one beheaded Statue of Liberty in a untitled teaser trailer released before Transformers to send the movie industry…
Kieslowski's magnum opus is a vast ten-hour-long epic that displays The Ten Commandments in a realistic light. I thought going into it that ala the film about "thou shall not steal" would simply be a film about not stealing... but this is Kieslowski we are talking about.
Not only do these films go above and beyond what the source material entailed, it does so in a non-preachy way and also while being entirely relatable and understandable. These aren't ten tales…