Alien: Covenant (2017)

Director: Ridley Scott Writers: John Logan & Dante Harper Cinematographer: Dariusz Wolski Composer: Jed Kurzel Cast: Michael Fassbender, Katherine Waterston, Billy Crudup, Danny McBride, Demi├ín Bichir, Carmen Ejogo, Jussie Smollett, Guy Pearce, James Franco, Noomi Rapace. I was vacationing in Florida for the past two weeks and my mother, who lives there, really wanted to… Read More Alien: Covenant (2017)

The Girl with All the Gifts (2016)

Director: Colm McCarthy Writer: M.R. Carey Cinematographer: Simon Dennis Composer: Cristobal Tapia de Veer Cast: Glenn Close, Gemma Arterton, Sennia Nanua, Paddy Considine. I’m not sure what it is, but I’ve realized recently just how many films or television shows about zombies I’ve been ingesting (pun a little bit intended). This is my fourth post… Read More The Girl with All the Gifts (2016)

The Last Picture Show (1971)

Director: Peter Bogdanovich Writers: Peter Bogdanovich & Larry McMurtry Cinematographer: Robert Surtees Cast: Jeff Bridges, Cybill Shepherd, Cloris Leachman, Ellen Burstyn, Randy Quaid. I was reading an article recently about The Last Picture Show that provided a retrospective look at the film, with interviews with all of the cast members and director. The film was… Read More The Last Picture Show (1971)

What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? (1962)

Director: Robert Aldrich Writer: Lukas Heller Cinematographer: Ernest Haller Composer: Frank DeVol Cast: Bette Davis, Joan Crawford. What an interesting movie! I’ve been aware of this film for years, as it has been alluded to in many different films or television shows (most notably, to me, the series Popular, which dedicated an episode to this… Read More What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? (1962)