Tag: Focus Features

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‘Stillwater’: Second Chances Lead to New Opportunities for Damon and McCarthy

Stillwater is the latest film from Oscar-winning director Tom McCarthy, featuring Matt Damon as a roughneck trying to free his daughter from a wrongful imprisonment.

‘Roadrunner: A Film About Anthony Bourdain’

Roadrunner: A Film About Anthony Bourdain doesn’t try to answer questions. Instead Morgan Neville explores the life of the esteemed personality.

‘Profile’: Bekmambetov’s Early “Screen Life” Story Doesn’t Hold up to Format

Profile, an early entry in Timur Bekmambetov’s “Screen Life” genre is the story of a freelance journalist’s attempt to be recruited into ISIS. Profile has strong characters and an unfolding drama that doesn’t hold up to the format. Profile is now in theaters.

‘Limbo’: Touching Story of Asylum Seekers Teaches Life-Long Lessons

Limbo Written and Directed by: Ben Sharrock Starring: Amir El-Masry, Vikash Bhai, Ola Orebiyi, Kwabena Ansah, Kenneth Collard, Kais Nashef, Sidse Babett Knudsen As a nation of immigrants, you would think that we would be excited to bring people in

‘Come Play’: Horror Puts Fresh Spin on Familiarity

Come Play Directed by: Jacob Chase Screenplay by: Jacob Chase, based on Larry by: Jacob Chase Starring: Gillian Jacobs, John Gallagher Jr, Azhy Robertson, Winslow Fegley It’s very easy to ‘armchair quarterback’ a film’s intent and direction. You sit down

‘Kajillionaire’ Brilliantly Finds Life’s Riches

Kajillionaire’s delirious immaturity is wonderous. The performances from Evan Rachel Wood, Richard Jenkins and Debra Winger are at the heart of the film.

‘Never Rarely Sometimes Always’: An Unbiased Social Siren

Never Rarely Sometimes Always is an unbiased look at pregnancy and the decisions we make. Strong performances and a unique perspective focus the though provoking character study.

“Maleficent” Sequel Underperforms, “Zombieland” Overperforms in Weekend Box Office

“Maleficent: Mistress of Evil” under performed while managing to take the top spot in its opening frame. Sony’s “Zombieland: Double Tap” opened just behind “Joker” with a slightly higher average take. “Joker” fell into second place as it runs on