Blog Post: Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Film as an Interactive Medium

Our screening tonight was The Walk, Robert Zemeckis’s dramatization of a tightrope walker to engaged in unauthorized whimsy by practicing his craft between the towers of the World Trade Center. It stars Joseph Gordon-Levitt in another charming performance from him. We’re also fans of his show HitRecord, where he pulls together artists, creatives and random denizens from the Internet in an …

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The Gift Movie Review

Review by Rob Vaux Starring: Joel Edgerton, Jason Bateman and Rebecca Hall Directed by: Joel Edgerton Running time: 108 Minutes Year of release: 2015 A movie like The Gift saves its greatest tricks for flummoxing those of us who think we’ve figured it out. It sets up the clichés and lets us form an opinion, then just then we have it cornered, …

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Match: DVD Review

Review by Robert Trate Starring: Patrick Stewart, Carla Gugino and Matthew Lillard Directed by: Stephen Belber Running time: 92 Minutes Year of release: 2015 Jeffrey (1995) was the first thing I saw Patrick Stewart in post Star Trek: The Next Generation. I was a huge fan of STTNG because of his performance. As an actor, he grabs you and pulls you …

Trainwreck Movie Review

Trainwreck earns a lot of points simply by presenting its main character in a refreshingly different light. It has the comedic chops to keep us entertained, the quality writing to fully develop its characters, and the thoughtfulness that could make for a long-term classic. It misses that mark only because of a shaggy dog structure of the kind we’ve come to …

Cinema-Stache is Now Partnered with the Sci-Fi Movie Page

Greetings! The last few weeks have involved some big updates here at the ‘Stache, the biggest of which involves our new/old partners. We’ve paired up with the Sci-Fi Movie Page to provide expanded coverage and a unified approach to film reviews and interviews. For genre films — science fiction fantasy and horror — our pieces will run over there. All other …

New Reviews Over at the Sci-Fi Movie Page

In case you missed them, we have two new reviews over at the Sci-Fi Movie Page: Pixar’s Inside Out and the freshly minted Terminator sequel. Check them out! And stay tuned to both sites for new content every week!

The Fisher King: Blu-ray Review

Review by Robert Trate Terry Gilliam’s films do more than dabble in the world of fantasy. Brazil, 12 Monkeys, The Zero Therom, are to name just a few and perhaps the better ones. So what if the mad genius with the unique eye, takes a fantasy film and sets it completely in the real world? The Fisher King is that …