STRONGER Synopsis: Jeff Bauman loses both of his legs when two bombs explode during the Boston Marathon on April 15, 2013. After regaining consciousness in the hospital, Jeff is able to help law enforcement identify one of the suspects, but his own battle is just beginning. With unwavering support from his family and girlfriend, Bauman embarks on a long and heroic journey to physical and … Read More New Trailer: Stronger – Official International Trailer #1
JOE // David Gordon Green returns to form with his latest drama, “Joe”, about an ex-con who finds himself in the tough position between a young, innocent boy and his twisted, abusive father. Proving that his best days may still be ahead of him, Academy Award winning Nicolas Cage produces one of his best performances ever, as the title character. Joe runs a tree … Read More One Minute Review: Joe (2014) [5.0]
PRINCE AVALANCHE // David Gordon Green’s return to form, “Prince Avalanche” sees Paul Rudd and Emilie Hirsch give some of the most dramatic and spot-on performances of their careers, as two men in the backwoods painting yellow dividing lines on an all but abandoned road. With Green’s patented mix of comedy and drama, to which they become one in the same, his latest film … Read More One Minute Review: Prince Avalanche (2013) [4.5]
Shotgun Stories Even if Michael Shannon is the only seasoned actor in Jeff Nichols’ “Shotgun Stories”, this subtle drama is stilled pulled off effectively, delivering the actual tone of small town, rural life. Based around a feud between two sets of sons fathered by the same alcoholic-turned-Christian man, the violence is made more realistic by the downplayed nature of it all. If casually watching … Read More One Minute Review: Shotgun Stories (2008)
Release Date December 9, 2011 Director David Gordon Green Screenplay Brian Gatewood Alessandro Tanaka Distributed By 20th Century Fox Budget $25 million Comedy Rated R for crude and sexual content, pervasive language, drug material and some violence 81 minutes The Sitter What should you expect from a film that opens with its lead actor going down on his pseudo-girlfriend (pseudo as in she doesn’t … Read More Proof Review: The Sitter (2011)
Green proves he has a gift of producing such different types of material, with none of his films resembling one another and he produces these on such a different level than most directors, becoming an independent director for the masses.