Spotlight 101… we are in the hundreds now officially. I’ve assembled HUNDREDS of spotlights for you guys. Officially. No take backs.
When You Finish Saving the World – 1.20.23
Jesse Eisenberg wrote the screenplay… and directed this one? Yes. Yes, please, More. More. DEFINITELY YES. Eisenberg is a mini-demi-god (wait, does that mean, mini-mini-god? huh. yeah, that works.) with all things film related. Zombie World? YES. Social Network? YES. Café Society? Yup. The End of the Tour. YES! And now he’s taking a turn at writer/director? Oh, man. I cannot wait. This looks amazing.
Alice Darling – 1.19.23
Alice Darling seems to be a really tautly wrought thriller featuring Anna Kendrick. (It doesn’t seem to feature Anna Kendrick, it features Anna Kendrick… but it SEEMS to be taut. Oh, never mind.) A woman in a psychologically abusive relationship goes with her friends out to a get-away. While away, she realizes that she has something somewhat of who she was. But, said boyfriend? Isn’t a fan of said independence wherein mayhem happens. Looks really fantastic.
The Price We Pay – 1.23.23
Maybe any other week I’d pass on this one? Dunno? Seems like a little more over the line than normal? A grisly robbery gone wrong flick? Would love someone to watch this one for me, and give me a read on it. K? Thanks!
Plane – 1.13.23
Last week, I have to admit… I was wrong. This was the first time that this has ever happened to me before. It’s a unique feeling. Huh. So, this is what being wrong feels like. hehehe. (Joke… I’m wrong all the time, ask the discord group…) But I shoveled Plane into the “Below the Line Films” pile. But apparently, the audience score on this thing is super high?? What is going on here? Anyway, check it out.
Missing – 1.20.23
Searching was a blast. I had a ton of fun with that movie. Basically the concept is that the entire film is set and staged within a computer? Single set type of deal. Something of a closed box adventure. Well, Missing is cut from the same brilliant cloth. Check it out. I’m sure this will be a fun ride.
Below the line films:
Saint Omer? A firm maybe? I don’t know. Maybe I should have left Plane down here. And the Price We Pay??? I don’t know, man! I DON’T KNOW! (Aliens quote? I think?)
Previously on Spotlight Worth Mentioning:
SKINAMARINK – Maybe the scariest movie of all time? Review. SOULS – Fantastic German series worth watching. Review. THE BANSHEES OF INISHIREN – Officially best movie of 2022. Review. THE MENU – Holy COW that was one tasty burger. Review. KALEIDOSCOPE – Bank heist thriller you can watch in almost any order. Review. FIRE OF LOVE – sad. brilliant. volcanic. Review.
Coming Soon – Watch List: 2023.01.26 POKER FACE 2023.01.27 DISTANT 2023.01.27 YOU PEOPLE 2023.02.03 KNOCK AT THE CABIN 2023.02.17 SHARPER 2023.03.09 65 2023.06.16 ASTEROID CITY 2023.06.30 INDIANA JONES 98 2023.07.14 MISSION IMPOSSIBLE 99 2023.07.21 OPPENHEIMER 2023.11.03 DUNE: PART TWO Unknown POOR THINGS (Yorgos Lanthimos) Unknown THE ZONE OF INTEREST Unknown LOLA Unknown KILLERS OF THE FLOWER MOON
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Edited by: CY
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