The Coens and Noir: Blood Simple

The Coen Brothers are easily some of my favorite film makers. They are consistently good. I can find something to both enjoy and think about in all of their films. I don't think I truly understand them though. They have produced a wide variety of films, in different settings, in different styles, and with different … Continue reading The Coens and Noir: Blood Simple

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Joel’s top 10 Movies for 2017 (in no particular order)

What films am I looking forward to in 2017? Call me grumpy but i don't think I can come up with 10. With all of the sequels and prequels and reboots and remakes, the movie forecast is pretty bleak. That being said, somehow most of the movies on this list are one of the things … Continue reading Joel’s top 10 Movies for 2017 (in no particular order)

The Accountant: John Wick done right

Star Rating: 3 out of 5 stars Before you watch it When I bought my ticket to watch "The Accountant" last Friday, I was paying to see an action flick. I did not get an action flick. What I saw instead was something of a psychological thriller. The movie is methodically paced, and follows multiple … Continue reading The Accountant: John Wick done right