Sebastian Maniscalco brings a film based on his own life experiences to the screen in the Lionsgate release About My Father. Starring Maniscalco, Robert De Niro, Leslie Bibb, and Kim Cattrall, this comedy is directed by Laura Terruso. On this… Read More ›
“About My Father” is a heartfelt, funny, and narratively safe trip to the cinema.
Robert De Niro has built one of Hollywood’s most unique filmographies. He has worked with great filmmakers like Martin Scorsese (The Irishman), Sergio Leone (Once Upon a Time in America), Quentin Tarantino (Jackie Brown), and Michael Mann (Heat). De Niro’s… Read More ›
It may be wise to find another group of “Righteous Thieves” for your next heist.
There’s something about a good confidence film. They’re not always A-List-led romps like Ocean’s Eleven (2001) or explorations of morality like Rififi (1955). Sometimes, they’re a mixture of both, keeping the audience on their toes the entire time like Confidence… Read More ›
Crime dramedy “One Day as a Lion” roars its way to home video.
Crime stories get a lot of play in storytelling. Could be as classic as Othello or as modern as The Legend of Jack and Diane (2023); stories in which someone either gets in too deep, trusts the wrong person, or… Read More ›
“Fool’s Paradise” is fool’s gold.
“Do nothing, works for tons of actors.” – Ray Liotta as The Producer. Fool’s Paradise is the directorial debut of It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia (2005-present)’s Charlie Day. It’s a comedy about the absurdity and tragedy of the business of… Read More ›
EoM Presents: A Conversation with “One Ranger” writer/director Jesse V. Johnson.
EoM Senior Interviewer Thomas Manning recently sat down with writer and director Jesse V. Johnson (for the second time) to discuss his latest film, One Ranger. Johnson breaks down the film’s unique fusion of Texas and British culture, the stellar… Read More ›
“Sisu” is a ferocious mindset turned into a blood-splattered actionfest that’ll delight on almost every possible level.
Let’s begin with a brief historical recap: at the end of World War I, Germany was not in a good place (financially or spiritually) leaving them open to the ideas of a charismatic failed painter vegan coward who used the… Read More ›
Come for the feature, stay for the bonuses with Lionsgates’s rerelease of “House of 1000 Corpses.”
To not mince words about it, I used to be a very avid collector of movie-related art (within reason) and had a substantial collection of posters, steelbooks, one sheets, and so forth. It was something that I prided myself on,… Read More ›
EoM Presents: A Conversation with “Sisu” writer/director Jalmari Helander.
EoM senior interviewer Thomas Manning recently had the chance to interview writer and director Jalmari Helander in a discussion about Sisu, the wickedly entertaining action drama which follows a Finnish gold prospector’s quest for vengeance against a squad of Nazis…. Read More ›
2021’s “Cube” lands on the pile of unnecessary remakes.
There was a viral tweet going around recently of a meme account getting roasted for implying that high school in 2002 was “so chill,” leading millennials of that age to share their horror stories of attending high school in a… Read More ›
EoM Presents: A Conversation with “One Day as a Lion” director John Swab.
In this conversation, EoM senior interviewer Thomas Manning chats with director John Swab about his new film One Day as a Lion. Swab talks about his Oklahoma roots, bringing Scott Caan’s script to life, his collaborations with Frank Grillo, and… Read More ›
Open Dialogue with “John Wick: Chapter 4” actor Bill Skarsgård.
In this edition of Meet Me at the Movies: Open Dialogue, Thomas Manning chats with actor Bill Skarsgård about his role as the Marquis in John Wick: Chapter 4. Skarsgård discusses his approach to antagonistic roles, and also compares the… Read More ›
Neither too preachy nor too dramatic, “Jesus Revolution” is a heartfelt, inspirational revolution worth joining.
In desperate, confounding times such as the times we’re living in today, the most arduous of questions begs itself to be pondered: What happens when the message of faith and hope can’t reach today’s generation of tomorrow’s future? Directors Jon… Read More ›
Steelbook of “Warm Bodies” may have you dragging your feet unless you’re a collector.
I for one have never been an avid reader. I know, shocking. But sometimes a book will take me by surprise and really engross me in its story and I will finish the book. That was Isaac Marion’s fourth work,… Read More ›
True crime adaptation “American Murderer” raises the kinds of questions even justice may not answer.
No matter how close we are to someone, they’ll never truly know us. We can get close, sharing secrets others don’t know or confiding intrusive thoughts we might otherwise not, but without an actual mindmeld, it’s impossible for someone to… Read More ›
“Alice, Darling” stands on strong performances, directing, and writing.
**Trigger Warning: Alice, Darling involves emotional and psychological abuse.** There are movies that create such a tense, uncomfortable, but horribly familiar atmosphere for audiences which don’t need to fall into the horror genre but rather into a drama that truly… Read More ›
In the face of tragedy, the home release of “Clerks III” assures you that the Quick Stop is open.
“We’re not supposed to be here today.” – Randall Graves, Clerks III With one line, writer/actor/director Kevin Smith sent me into another fit of sobs. If anyone followed the production on his latest film, Clerks III (2022), there was already… Read More ›
You’ll give your right ear for the 4K UHD edition “Reservoir Dogs” from Lionsgate.
Creatives don’t always have to have a large resume in order to make a big impact. Sometimes it’s what they do with the small contributions they offer that makes the difference. Such is the case with writer/actor/director Quentin Tarantino whose… Read More ›
“Pearl” Blu-ray Giveaway
Writer/director Ti West released his slasher homage X upon the world during SXSW 2022 and, following its premiere, announced to everyone that a prequel film starring X actor Mia Goth had already been shot. That film, Pearl, offered audiences a glimpse… Read More ›
“Clerks III” is a near-perfect button for the entire View Askewniverse.
The creator of the View Askew Universe (or View Askewniverse), writer/director Kevin Smith, is as well-known for his indie movies as he is for his comic book writing, his podcasting, and his television directing. All of it is possible because… Read More ›