Paterson (2016): Movie Review

Paterson (2016) dir. Jim Jarmusch written by: Jim Jarmusch starring: Adam Driver, Golshifteh Farahani   Jim Jarmusch’s meditation on the poetic nature of humanity seemed pretentious and trying, and it’s classification as a comedy added additional raised eyebrows. Preconceived notions were dashed with the smooth,… Continue Reading

Silence (2016): Movie Review

Silence (2016) dir. Martin Scorsese written by: Martin Scorsese, Jay Cocks starring: Andrew Garfield, Adam Driver, Issei Ogata, Liam Neeson, Yôsuke Kubozuka, Tadanobu Asano   3.75 out of 4 stars When Martin Scorsese tackles a project, he dives in head first, Thelma Schoonmaker clipping… Continue Reading

Viewed and Reviewed: Midnight Special (2016)

   Midnight Special (2016) dir. Jeff Nichols written by: Jeff Nichols starring: Michael Shannon, Joel Edgerton, Kirsten Dunset, Jaeden Lieberher, Adam Driver   2.75 out of 4 stars When I first began baking, I was tasked with creating a spiced pumpkin roll for a family Christmas… Continue Reading

Viewed and Reviewed: While We’re Young (2015)

While We’re Young (2015) dir. Noah Baumbach written by: Noah Baumbach starring: Ben Stiller, Naomi Watts, Adam Driver, Amanda Seyfried 2.5  out of 4 stars After missing Noah Baumbach’s dual releases this year, watching Mistress America and While We’re Young back-to-Baumbach, in reverse order… Continue Reading

Viewed and Reviewed: Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015)

Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015) dir. J.J. Abrams written by: J.J. Abrams, Lawrence Kasdan, Michael Arndt starring: Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Oscar Isaac, Adam Driver, Domnham Gleeson 3.5 out of 4 stars The hype is continuous and… Continue Reading