George Clooney goes full Coen Brothers (they co-wrote it with Clooney and Grant Heslov) with Suburbicon – the tale of Gardner Lodge, a suburban dad who gets in too deep with a loan shark. Things get out of hand…
Money Monster is a timely hostage thriller that capitalizes on people’s distrust of Wall Street.
Wall Street shenanigans (an alleged computer glitch that loses Ibis Clear Capital $800 million) push a working class stiff to take hostage the TV financial show host whose advice he followed to the loss of a small inheritance.
The Coen Brothers’ love of movies – especially, in this case, movies of the fifties – has never been in greater display than in Hail, Caesar. As the film follows Capitol Films’ Head of Physical Production, Eddie Mannix, through twenty-fours of doing his job (he fixes problems that the studio’s actors create) we are taken through four very clever pastiches.
The problem with Hail, Caesar is that, if you’re not an avid fan of films from 65 years ago, you will probably miss out on over half the movie.
The Coen Brothers, new film, Hail, Caesar!, follows a Hollywood fixer on a day when he has a lot of stuff to fix – not the least of which is the kidnapping of the studio’s biggest star.
Universal Pictures takes us behind the scenes on a new video featuring comments from some of the film’s stars – Channing Tatum, Scarlett Johansson, Ralph Fiennes and Tilda Swinton. Check it out after the jump.
An irate investor takes Lee Gates (George Clooney) hostage after a stock he touted mysteriously tanks in Money Monster, the new film directed by Jodie Foster. Check out the first trailer after the jump.
The first half of Tomorrowland is a fun romp that will delight kids of all ages. Unfortunately, the second half is an abundance of ideas that, a few great action beats aside, will go over the heads of a large portion of the movie’s intended audience.