“Please don’t wash, will arrive in three days” wrote Napoleon Bonaparte to his wife Josephine once upon a time. The man liked a strong smell, and that’s part of the historical record. Reactions to Ridley Scott’s (Alien, The Last Duel)… Read More ›
EoM contributor Thomas Manning recently had the opportunity to submit a question in a virtual Q&A with writer and director Mike Mills about his new film C’mon C’mon, starring Joaquin Phoenix, Gaby Hoffmann, and Woody Norman. Read below as Mike… Read More ›
Mike Mills’s “C’mon C’mon” meticulously delves into the subtleties and complications of human life. [Film Fest 919]
I’m not really sure at what point Joaquin Phoenix became a “weird” actor. My best guess lies in his strange publicity stunt of retiring from acting and becoming a rapper for the Casey Affleck “documentary” I’m Still Here, or maybe… Read More ›
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 ›
Is it real? Or is it just fantasy? Dig into the bonus features of “Joker” on home video to find out.
At the time of this writing, director Todd Phillips’s Joker is the highest grossing R-rated film of all time, has earned two Golden Globe wins for Best Actor in A Drama Motion Picture and Original Score with two individual nominations… Read More ›
Since director Todd Phillips’s Joker premiered at the 76th Venice Film Festival in August 2019, it’s been mired in controversy. Some hailed the film as an absolute masterpiece of filming, evoking elements of director Martin Scorsese’s Taxi Driver. Others called… Read More ›
IFC Film’s “Mary Magdalene” offers a challenging, thought-provoking film exploring the themes of humanity, society, and faith.
The story of Jesus of Nazareth may very well be the most famous biblical narrative of all time. Billions of people throughout the generations, across a wide array of races, religions, and cultural backgrounds are familiar with the essential elements… Read More ›