Posts tagged "Adam Driver"

Amazingly, Ridley Scott directed two films that were released in 2021: The Last Duel (which I think is a very strong film that was improperly ignored upon its release) and House of Gucci.  I missed House of Gucci in theaters when it was first released, so I’m thrilled to have c

Ridley Scott’s film The Last Duel is set in France in the late 1300’s.  The film is a re-telling of the story of the feud that erupted between Jean de Carrouges (Matt Damon) and his former friend Jacques Le Gris (Adam Driver) after de Carrouges’ wife Marguerite (Jodie

Amazon’s film The Report, written and directed by Scott Z. Burns, depicts the years-long process in which the Senate Intelligence Committee investigated the C.I.A.’s use of torture of detainees after September 11th.  The investigation was led by Daniel Jones, a staffer f

Inside Llewyn Davis is another home run from the Coen Brothers.  I found the film to be emotionally wrenching, an unflinching look at the pain, heartbreak, and rejection that so often accompanies the men and women who try to create art (be that music, paintings, film, etc.).  It&#82

With the simple title of Lincoln, one might expect the new film from Steven Spielberg to be an all-encompassing biopic of the life of our famous stovepot-hat-wearing former President.  However, quite cunningly, Mr. Spielberg and screenwriter (and acclaimed playwright) Tony Kushner (b