Five Feet Apart (the screenplay for which was turned into a bestselling novel) is not just a ‘beautiful sick teens in love’ movie. It lacks most of the treacle that tends to get in the way of genuine emotion in these types of films.
Academy Award® Nominee Julian Schnabel’s At Eternity’s Gate is a journey inside the world and mind of a person who, despite skepticism, ridicule and illness, created some of the world’s most beloved and stunning works of art – Vincent Van Gogh.
At Eternity’s Gate will be in select theaters on November 16th.
American Assassin is based on the book of the same title by the late Vince Flynn, and introduces us to Mitch Rapp – a wounded young man who saw his fiancée killed by terrorists and decides to go after them himself.
It could have been a pedestrian thriller by committed performances by Dylan O’Brien, Michael Keaton and Taylor Kitsch – and a very grounded script (and muscular direction) keep it from descending to that level.
Dean and his father, Robert, are having a bit of a crisis. Dean’s mother/Robert’s wife has died and neither of them quiet knows how to deal with their grief.
For Dean, an answer might be a job in Los Angeles; for Robert, it might be selling their home in New York City. In each case, they’ve lost their normal and have to try to find a new one.
Dean is written and directed by Demetri Martin, who plays Dean. Also starring are: Kevin Kline, Gillian Jacobs, Mary Steenburgen, Reid Scott, Rory Scovel, Christine Woods, Ginger Gonzaga, Peter Scolari and Briga Heelan.