sam shepard

Nichols is in full control of the emotional beats, the raising of the stakes, and the deepening investment by the audience.

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Meryl Streep leads an all-star cast in this plate-breaker that never manages to rise above spitefulness.

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This week, Eric takes the week off for a spa visit, so Trevan and Trey enlist the help of Film School co-curator Erin Kennedy to talk about Her, August: Osage County and Lone Survivor. We’ve already talked about Her on last week’s best-of podcasts, but you’ll want to stick around for the Oscar fodder that is August: Osage County and [...]

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Director Daniel Espinosa presents ‘Safe House’ with lots of handheld shaky-cam work and uncomfortable close-ups to make it seem more realistic, which is good—because if you think too much about the plot, you may realize it’s pretty silly stuff.

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