Tag: Carey Mulligan

Jim Crow Era Trailer: Mudbound!

From director/co-writer Dee Rees (Pariah, Bessie) comes the new film Mudbound, which premiered at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival. Set against the backdrop of the Mississippi Delta during the Jim Crow era after World War II, Mudbound is both a timeless and timely film following two families – one black, one white – bound together by […]

Baz Luhrmann’s Gatsby is Spectacular!

I had much the same reaction to The Great Gatsby that I had to Les Miserables – I could probably enumerate a ton of flaws, but I just don’t care because the overall experience is spectacular. F. Scott Fitzgerald’s slim novel presented cool characters with understandable motivations and simultaneously captured the essence of an era […]