First, a public service announcement: Key is the tall one, Peele the shorter one. You’re welcome. It should be no surprise, especially to their already amassed legion of fans, that Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele are pretty good together, modern successors in a line of great comedic duos. With the likeability of comedic geniuses Laurel […]
Don Cheadle jokes, about 10 seconds into Miles Ahead, “My throat sound scratchy? Heh, heh, heh.” The answer is yes (but not distractingly so), and it is but one example of how the film’s writer/director/star Don Cheadle comes to embody Miles Davis. Plagued by writer’s block and chronic hip problems, and haunted by memories of […]
Not long after the first trailer for Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice dropped, my dad asked me, “Why are they fighting? I thought they were friends.” Yes, in the first cinematic meeting of the world’s most famous superheroes, why are they fighting? Turns out there is an answer, it’s just not very satisfying. But […]
The premise of The Final Project is simple: six college students visit a supposedly haunted plantation to film a documentary for extra credit. They realize too late that supposedly is more like definitely.
Kind of like the audience, who will realize too late that they definitely chose the wrong movie if they go see this one.
It’s 1957, the U.S. is about a decade into the coldest of wars, and an insurance lawyer from Brooklyn is unanimously chosen by his peers to defend an accused Soviet spy. Sounds like a good place to start a movie.