The CW’s Leonard Snart, a.k.a. Captain Cold, has four rules for planning: Make the plan. Execute the plan. Expect the plan to go off the rails. Throw away the plan. This may not seem like the ideal way to prevent… Read More ›
Bring the immense theatrical scale of “1917” home now.
Of the films to drop in 2019, none impressed this reviewer more from a technical perspective than Sam Mendes’s 1917. Designed, shot, and edited to create a seamless one-take feel, 1917 became one of the year’s most immersive experiences without… Read More ›
The Cine-Men, Special Episode: 92nd Academy Awards – Part II
As we near the 92nd Academy Awards, The Cine-Men co-hosts brave to discuss the big six categories: Supporting Actor/Actress, Lead Actor/Actress, Directing, and Best Picture. To tackle this mighty feat, the duo broke each category into its own minisode with… Read More ›
The Cine-Men, Episode 24: Top Films of 2019
As if the final recorded episode of 2019 and first presented episode of 2020 wasn’t special enough, The Cine-Men are joined by one of the original Poprika members and longtime Patreon supporter Veronica to discuss the Top Films of 2019…. Read More ›
Coming To Theaters: January 2020
Don’t let anyone ever tell you that nothing good ever releases in theaters. The following 20 films are only the tip of the iceberg and that’s just for theaters, not including streaming services. There are several horror films slated, as well… Read More ›
The Cine-Men, Episode 22: Favorite Films of the Decade, Part 1.
After an unexpected hiatus The Cine-Men return to discuss their favorite films of the decade! Not content to do this within one show, your hosts Darryl Mansel and Douglas Davidson are discussing 2010-2014 on this episode and then coming back… Read More ›
Coming To Theaters: December 2019
With the start of December the Awards Season damn bursts wide open, releasing into theaters a veritable onslaught of prestige pictures in the run-up to both the holidays and the 2020 Oscars. The offerings in theaters aren’t all high-brow nor… Read More ›
Technical mastery and a poetic approach to direction make director Sam Mendes’s “1917” an unforgettable experience.
Dunkirk. Hacksaw Ridge. Saving Private Ryan. The Thin Red Line. All Quiet on the Western Front. Each of these films found a provocative way to tell a war story. Whether it’s the tickticktick of Hans Zimmer’s Dunkirk score accompanying overlapping… Read More ›