Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu

If you like Red Dead Redemption 2, then watch these films – Special Features #33

I, like many other gamers, have now spent weeks playing Red Dead Redemption 2 — Rockstar Games’ latest video game masterpiece that you can lose yourself in. While I was playing the game, I thought of many different films, some of which the game includes visual homages to. So, today I want to highlight some films that you should check out if you loved, liked, or even just had fun with Red Dead Redemption 2. (more…)

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88TH ACADEMY AWARDS: REACTION – MOTION PICTURE THOUGHTS #7

MOTION PICTURE THOUGHTS

Leonardo DiCaprio – Academy Award-Winning Actor! Finally! The 88th Academy Awards was a great show, with a lot of great winners. Chris Rock was a really solid host, and, as a whole, it probably was one of the better Oscar shows in recent memory. (more…)

REVIEW: The Revenant (2015)

Theatrical Release Poster – 20th Century Fox

The following is a spoiler-free review of The Revenant (2015).

The Revenant was my original pick for most anticipated film of the 2015 Oscar-season. I was looking forward to the stylistic approach, DiCaprio’s inclusion, and to see Iñarritu and Lubezki work together again. I’ve seen it now, and while I think it’s a good movie, I’m not that impressed with it as a whole. (more…)