American Made

A pilot is recruited by the CIA for various covert jobs at the same time he becomes a drug runner for a noted Cartel in Doug Liman’s American Made. Tom Cruise takes the lead as Barry Seal; a pilot with talents that are very much wasted working on a commercial airline. This changes when he…

Get Out

An African-American man goes to visit his Caucasian girlfriend’s family and discovers that things aren’t what they seem in Jordan Peele’s Get Out. For me, horror is always at its best when it plays on fears that people can understand and relate to. If the subject matter is something that makes people think of their…

War on Everyone

John Michael McDonagh is a director of some previous note. His first work in the big chair, The Guard, took triple its modest $6 million production budget, and his subsequent film, Cavalry, was a critical success, picking up several nominations for its cast and crew, even winning a Best Actor award at the British Independent Film…