Tag: tyesheridan

Review: THE NIGHT CLERK, A Gimmick-Heavy Neo-Noir

Tye Sheridan, Ana De Armas, Helen Hunt andJohn Leguizamo star in writer-director Michael Cristofer's would-be thriller.

Review: THE MOUNTAIN, Rick Alverson's Precise, Stoic Vision of the World

Tye Sheridan, Hannah Gross, Udo Kier and Jeff Goldblum star in Rick Alverson's drama.

Review: READY PLAYER ONE, Submitting Yourself to The Matrix Has Never Been This Much Fun

Upon exiting the theater after Ready Player One, my immediate takeaway was that “they don’t make films like this anymore.” Based on the 2011 novel by Ernest Cline, Ready Player One takes place in the near-future of 2045, a dystopian...

Now On Blu-ray: SICARIO, TRUE DETECTIVE S2, THE GREEN INFERNO, LOVE And More

The new year in Blu-ray begins with one, maybe two, clear winners. Sicario: A top 10 pick of the year, per our writers (including myself), this is a pulse-pounding thriller that should look spectacular on Blu-ray, thanks to Roger Deakins'...

Review: ENTERTAINMENT Embraces An Absurdity And Melancholy That Is Extraordinary To Behold

Many would say there are two distinct poles to cinema-going. There are those times when you want something warm and familiar. It's comfort food you can share with your family. Not too sweet or sour, not too heavy. And then...

Review: SCOUTS GUIDE TO THE ZOMBIE APOCALYPSE Earns The Crassness Merit Badge

There's a long history of teens setting out into the woods only to be confronted with cruel horrors beyond their control or understanding. In this case, three Boy Scouts (although the film is careful to not actually identify them as such,...

READY PLAYER ONE: Olivia Cooke's Gonna Hunt Some Eggs In Spielberg's Novel Adaptation

Olivia Cooke has landed a lead role in Steven Spielberg's adaptation of Ernest Cline's sci-fi dystopian novel Ready Player One, according to The Wrap.Addendum - THR reported, If a deal is made, Cooke would play the teen's love interest and competitor, a Canadian blogger...

Interview: Writer-Director Kyle Patrick Alvarez On THE STANFORD PRISON EXPERIMENT

When I saw writer-director Kyle Patrick Alvarez's first feature Easier with Practice, based on a short story, I knew to keep this guy on my radar. For a first film on a shoestring budget, the film looks something born out...

Fantasia 2015 Review: DARK PLACES, An Affecting Autopsy Of The 1980s Satanic Panic

1985. In a rural community of Kansas there was a young teenager named Ben Day (Tye Sheridan channelling Ezra Miller) who was very into the punk rock outfit The Misfits. He filled his sketchbooks with black-inked antichrist art, and was accused...

Sundance 2015 Review: ENTERTAINMENT, Seeking The Legendary Laugh To Masterful Effect

Many would say there are two distinct poles to cinema-going. There are those times when you want something warm and familiar. It's comfort food you can share with your family. Not too sweet or sour, not too heavy. And then...

JOE Trailer: Restraint Keeps Nicolas Cage Alive - For Now

A terrific new trailer for David Gordon Green's Joe features Nicolas Cage in restrained mode as a quiet man who is finally moved to action. About the titular character, our own Ryland Aldrich described him thusly: "An ex-con with a...