Category Film

Ex Machina: Some stray (and spoiled) observations on Alex Garland’s sci-fi film

Novelist and screenwriter Alex Garland makes his directional debut with Ex Machina, which is expanding to 2,000 screens this weekend. Garland, who wrote the novel The Beach and the screenplay for Sunshine, explores artificial intelligence with Alicia Vikander (Anna Karenina, Seventh Son) playing an AI, Oscar Isaac (Inside Llewyn Davis, A Most Violent Year) cast as […]

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At the Movies

“So on this day of reflection I say again, thank you for going on this journey with me. I’ll see you at the movies.” – Roger Ebert No, thank you Roger Ebert for taking us on a journey with every word you wrote. I’ll see you at the movies. RIP.

R.I.P. Tony Scott – You’re so cool.

Director Tony Scott reportedly committed suicide Sunday. His death (as well as unconfirmed reports that he may have been diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumor) is tragic. I will always remember Scott for directing True Romance. True Romance may not be the best film or a perfect film, but it is one of my favorite […]