Josh Brolin

HAIL, CAESAR! Review: The Coens Reloaded

Joel and Ethan Coen’s latest doesn’t hides its themes: it opens on a shot of a cross and follows a Hollywood fixer’s Sisyphean task to keep a bustling film studio in check as it churns out movies that are arguably worthwhile. (more…)

Review: EVEREST Stumbles On Its Way To The Summit

A star-studded cast and dazzling cinematography help elevate the adventurous Everest, while clichéd dialogue and some abrupt tonal shifts keep it from summiting the highest heights.  (more…)

Inherent Vice Review

Inherent Vice (2014)

Dir: Paul Thomas Anderson

Writer-director Paul Thomas Anderson seems of a different time; a man who has more in common with his heroes Robert Altman and Robert Downey Sr. than any of his contemporaries. Cribbing from those two masters, Anderson’s wistful, hilarious and sprawling Boogie Nights was a sympathetic love letter to 1970’s porn and the makeshift families that the lovable losers of that world formed. (more…)