Ah, yes, “Ad Astra,” also known as “Brad’s Sad Dad Astra.” I thought this movie would be a Bad Astra. But it’s a Rad Astra! And I’m so Glad Astra.
The story of how a movie released 10 years ago gave a bunch of dudes with keyboards a free opportunity to tell on themselves. Also, it’s a real swell movie.
Nervous about talking to filmmakers whose last movie left you kind of cold? No problem, especially when their new one is pretty rad!
One of the best films of the year also has the most out-of-left-field gag about gummy bears of the year. Not that there’s much competition, but if there was…
Remember when Amazon kinda sorta almost ruined this film by putting a pirated version up for sale on their site? And no, I am not bringing this up for any specific reason, no sir.
Writing this piece reminded me how hard it is to write about a film titled “It,” because, funny enough, “it” is a pretty commonly used word and that just makes everything confusing.
There’s about a 99% chance that tigers wrote the title for this film, but I’m not going to be the one to call them on it.
There are worse reasons to make a movie than to get two very lovely actresses to kiss all over your face, even when one is terribly age inappropriate and the other is your spouse. Ah, the French.
Disclosure: Ms. Purple is not a hidden character from “Reservoir Dogs.” Figured you should hear that up front to spare yourself the disappointment.
And now, Andy gets to talk a little bit about Jane Campion. But only a little bit, because if he talks too much, you won’t click the link.
Vita, Virginia, Mexican cartel members, tigers, nightingales, Aboriginal trackers, heroin addicts, and more converge in August’s round-up.
I’m not the kind of guy who speaks ill of the dead, but that doesn’t mean I’m crazy about films made in their honor, either.
Annnnnd months later I still couldn’t tell you exactly what turtles have to do with this movie. Still good, though!