Posts tagged "Winona Ryder"

The Plot Against America

The Plot Against America

The Plot Against America Created by David Simon and Ed Burns Starring Winona Ryder, Anthony Boyle, Zoe Kazan, Morgan Spector, Michael Kostroff, David Krumholtz, Azhy Robertson, Caleb Malis, Jacob Laval and John Turturro by Lewis Church Alternative history is always intended to bring the present into sharper relief. What if Hitler had got into art […]

UKJFF: Experimenter

Directed by Michael Almereyda Starring Peter Sarsgaard and Winona Ryder by Joanna Orland The subject matter of Experimenter is fascinating.  The film is an utter mess. Somehow this biopic of acclaimed Jewish psychologist Stanley Milgram is getting positive reviews, with some critics even declaring it as a smart, stylized biopic worthy of its subject.  Sure, […]

69th Venice Film Festival – Update

I have been here for 3 days, seen 2 films (weak!), 3 press conferences, and  infinite weird things! The new Dennis Quaid / Zac Efron feature At Any Price was a disappointing Ambient Rural Drama (my new least favourite genre) about family and economy.  During the press conference however, it was being talked about like […]

The Dilemma

Starring Vince Vaughn, Jennifer Connolly, The Amazing Winona Ryder and That Fat Guy From American Television by Joanna Orland The promise of a comedy starring Vince Vaughn and Winona Ryder had me very excited. In reality, this film was more of a light drama with some very humourous moments and some fat guy who thinks […]