FlixChatter Review: ANNETTE (2021)

What a roller coaster ride it has been doing an Adam Driver marathon of sort. I had just watched four of his films last month for the Hidden Gems series, which I had decided before I got a press screening for ANNETTE last week. Well in a way, the absolute bizarrity of Terry Gilliam’s The …

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Music Break: INCEPTION soundtrack by Hans Zimmer

Hans Zimmer is one of the most commercially successful composers working today. I've listed some of my favorite scores that he did on this post, though I should update that at some point as that list is over a decade old now. One of those on the list is INCEPTION, which was released exactly 11 …

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Dreaming of Cannes – Musings on Leos Carax’s ANNETTE … and Adam Driver

Given the Cannes Film Festival was canceled last year, the 2021's ceremony's red carpet returns with an extra dose of glamor. I was listening to NPR's French correspondent Eleanor Beardsley in the car yesterday and wish I were at Promenade de la Croisette or somewhere on Côte d'Azur this week, especially after seeing this clip… …

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FlixChatter Review: ALLIED (2016)

So this is a film that has quite a pedigree. Starting w/ the director Robert Zemeckis, who have made some of the best films like Back To The Future, Romancing The Stone, Forrest Gump, Contact, etc. plus the two A-listers, Brad Pitt and Marion Cotillard. I have to admit my main draw was Zemeckis and Cotillard, as …

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Five for the Fifth: SEPTEMBER 2016 Edition

Welcome to FlixChatter's primary blog series! As is customary for this monthly feature, I get to post five random news item/observation/poster, etc. and then turn it over to you to share your take on that given topic. You can see the previous five-for-the-fifth posts here. 1. Still can't believe it's Labor Day weekend already! For some reason …

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Everybody’s Chattin + Spotlight on ‘Macbeth’ First Official US Trailer

Hello hello! How is this only Wednesday? I feel like I've been at work all week. Well, here in the States we're anticipating a three-day weekend with Labor Day on Monday. YES!! Well, I was gonna do this community blogging post last week but somehow time ran away from me so I made sure I do …

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AUGUST 2015 Viewing Recap + Movie of the Month

Well, we are officially entering the 'ber' month which means 'brrrrr' months are upon us. But I do love Autumn here in Minnesota though so let's not think about Winter yet. The highlight for me this month is that I've kept up on my script and it's about 70% done now. I mean obviously there's …

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