Oscar Countdown: Revisiting “Foxcatcher” by Nate Blake

Starring: Steve Carell, Channing Tatum, Mark Ruffalo, Vanessa Redgrave Written By: E. Max Frye & Dan Futterman Directed By: Bennett Miller Length: 134 minutes Rated: R (for some drug use and a scene of violence) Welcome to my latest installment in this year's Oscar countdown series. This entry is a bit of a one off … Continue reading Oscar Countdown: Revisiting “Foxcatcher” by Nate Blake

The Worst Movies I Saw This Year by Nate Blake

Welcome to the annual gallery of shame. These are the movies I'm going to be complaining about for a long time. Some of them I will probably be unfortunate enough to watch get nominated for and maybe even win awards between now and April. As with last year's list, this isn't a top 10 worst … Continue reading The Worst Movies I Saw This Year by Nate Blake

“Vice” review by Nate Blake

Director Adam McKay (The Big Short) must be a huge fan of the political cartoons that appear in the opinion pages of newspapers, because his latest film, though very much live-action, has the tone of an extended, two-hour political cartoon. That approach to covering six decades in the life of Dick Cheney works great as entertainment … Continue reading “Vice” review by Nate Blake

“Beautiful Boy” review by Alex and Nate Blake

Alex: Finally, a film that lives up to its hype. We have been hearing about this film for what feels like years. And it was everything that it promised. This film follows David Sheff (Steve Carrell) as he deals with his son Nic’s (Timothee Chalamet) addiction to crystal meth. The strength of this film comes … Continue reading “Beautiful Boy” review by Alex and Nate Blake