Robert Redford announced that he is retiring from acting. The 81-year-old revealed his decision in advance of his upcoming film The Old Man & The Gun.
During the summer of 1998 I sat in a movie theater in Ocean City, NJ and watched what I thought was an amazing movie. I was twelve years old and everything about Godzilla seemed epic. It was not until about ten years later when I saw a rerun on television that I realized it was actually not a good movie. Two decades years later, the only enduring part of Godzilla is its soundtrack.
Last week the Flat Circle celebrated its first anniversary. I started the blog a year ago because I felt the urge to find my creative voice. I had hoped that in doing so I would also be able to build a new professional profile. Almost one year after I resumed blogging, I am happy to begin the second phase of the Flat Circle
The essence of Armando Iannucci’s The Death Of Stalin is best captured in one early scene. During a late evening dinner engagement Steve Buscemi and Simon Russell Beale start laughing and chest bumping each other. They are acting like children. They look like frolicking idiots.
The Last Jedi is something that I have been waiting for since matching gold and silver Star Wars box sets were the crown jewels of my middle school video collection...
This review contains spoilers for the 2017 adaption of Murder on the Orient Express A group of strangers on a train, a dead body, an iconic detective, and a nearly unsolvable crime are the linchpins of Murder on the Orient Express, one of the most famous mystery novels of the 20thcentury. Those qualities of the... Continue Reading →
Every holiday season there is one debate that entrenches us all into categories that even politics, religion, and sports cannot touch: Is Die Hard a Christmas movie? For people who like fun, the answer is a clear “yes.” Die Hard stars Bruce Willis as New York cop John McClane, an irreverent badass who is invited... Continue Reading →