Hail Caesar! stars Josh Brolin, George Clooney, Tilda Swinton, Scarlett Johannsen, newcomer Alden Ehrenreich, personal favorite Ralph Fiennes and features small turns from Jonah Hill, Channing Tatum, Frances McDormand and a poorly dubbed Christopher Lambert who I could’ve sworn was dead. With that many stars one wonders how even the Coen Company could handle it. The answer: they don’t.
Like a long marriage, 45 Years isn’t an easy journey by any means, yet it is one definitely worth taking.
Director Tetsuya Nakashima is hellbent to that end in The World of Kanako, his ultra-violent, ultra-stylized 2014 extreme revenge flick. It was released in America last fall by Drafthouse Films and comes to Blu-ray today.
A few years ago, Tim Blake Nelson wrote and directed the dramedy ‘Leaves of Grass.’ That film was original, smart, funny and showed tremendous range for Nelson as a writer and director. I’m not sure what he was trying to accomplish with Anesthesia, but hopefully it’s only a minor step back.
We have advance screening passes to see ZOOLANDER 2 at Tuesday, February 9th at 7:30pm at Cinemark Merriam and we want you to have them!