Love movies? Identical twin brothers and film-geeks, James and Anthony Deveney, talk everything film! Each episode they go in-depth on chosen film topics with a passion for cinema that they've shared since childhood.
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Not only is The Last Duel an incredibly well written and directed movie, but it's a culturally important one too. Ridley Scott proves that he's still one of the best directors working. Jodie Comer is phenomenal. Damon, Driver and Affleck all turn in excellent performances.
Tim Burton is one of the most unique, artistic and eccentric filmmakers to ever live. His blend of gothic, fantasy, horror and his modernization of German Expressionism has created the most recognizable aesthetic of any filmmaker in history. Burton is a creative genius and his films will live on forever. Let's discuss his eclectic career.
The Silence of the Lambs is hands down, one of the greatest films ever made. It's one of three films to win the Big 5 at the Academy Awards, Best Picture, Best Director, Best Screenplay, Best Actor and Best Actress. Jonathan Demme's directing is masterful, Jodie Foster is exceptional and Anthony Hopkins gives one of the most terrifying performances in film history. Let's break down this masterpiece...
DUNE was an astounding piece of cinema to see in IMAX. The film was everything that we wanted and more. Denis Villeneuve is truly a master filmmaker and this is easily the best film of 2021. Since DUNE still hasn't officially been released, let's keep our first review of it Spoiler Free. Our IMAX ticket giveaway winners will be revealed at the end of the episode!!! Sponsored by IMAX...
Squid Game came out of nowhere and took the world by storm. This Netflix original series from South Korea is absolutely shocking and disturbing, but you can't help but binge it as quickly as possible. Creator Hwang Dong-hyuk had spent 12 years trying to get it made, and Netflix finally took a shot on the filmmaker with incredible results. Let's go over the entire show and it's thematic meanings.
(Spoiler Free Opening) No Time To Die marks the final chapter in Daniel Craig's saga as James Bond. Cary Fukunaga brilliantly directs one of the best Bond films ever made boasting incredible action, gorgeous cinematography and surprising emotionality. Let's dive into everything great about this film, as well as a few cons...
A24 is a booming new studio in Hollywood that has been making provocative and interesting films since 2013. Not only do they have a best picture winner, but their catalogue of horror films is epic. Let's discuss our favorites! List of films in order: The Witch, Hereditary, Green Room, The Killing of a Sacred Deer, Enemy, Under The Skin, The Lighthouse, Midsommar, It Comes At Night, Tusk and A Ghost Story
Stanley Kubrick's "The Shining" is a special film that is still being analyzed and pondered over 4 decades after its release in 1980. Kubrick took Stephen King's source material and completely worked the thematic elements of the story, creating his own, terrifying vision of the Overlook Hotel. Let's analyze and pick apart this horror masterpiece...
(Spoiler Free Opening) We had the opportunity to see 'VENOM: Let There Be Carnage" early at IMAX Headquarters and we had a blast! The sequel to Venom is better in every was. Directed brilliantly by Andy Serkis, the seuqel focuses on the relationship between Eddie Brock and Venom essentially making this movie a love story. Tom Hardy is great as always. This movie is absolutely hysterical, fast paced, well written, has excellent VFX and solid action. PLUS THOSE END CREDITS!!!!!!!!!!
Breaking Bad is arguably the greatest show ever made for television. Vince Gilligan's creation ended eight years ago, but it's still fresh in peoples minds and pop-culture. Walter White is one of the most fascinating characters created in the 21st century and Bryan Cranston's descent into the duality of this science teacher turned drug kingpin Heisenberg made this show a classic.
October 2021 is going to be one of the most epic months for movie releases in recent history. Let's talk about everything that's coming out including DUNE, Venom 2, No Time To Die, Titane, Halloween Kills, The Last Duel, Lamb, Last Night In Soho and more!
Nicholas Winding Refn's "Drive" is a nightmarish fairytale starring Ryan Gosling as Driver. Driver is a mysterious Hollywood stuntman and mechanic, who moonlights as a getaway driver. Driver finds himself in trouble when he helps out his neighbor, forcing him to reveal his true self.
Will Smith is one of the biggest movie stars of the last 50 years, and deservedly so. He went from rap to television to film with ease, proving there's nothing he can't do. Will's prolific career has been filled with a ton of iconic films and he's done everything from sci-fi to drama to comedy. To put it simply, Will is the man.
Hans Zimmer is easily the most influential film composer of the 21st century, and shows no signs of slowing down sitll taking on massive projects each year. Hans has worked on some of the greatest movies ever made and has created some of the most memorable and beloved music the film industry has ever had. Let's talk about the genius of Hans Zimmer.
1999 was probably the greatest year in film history. The number of great movies released that year is absurd. The Matrix, Fight Club, The Hurricane, Toy Story 2, American Beauty, Girl Interrupted, Election, Star Wars Episode l: The Phantom Menace, The Talented Mr. Ripley… list is huge! Let's go over this epic year!
"It's only after we've lost everything that we're free to do anything." David Fincher's FIGHT CLUB sparked something inside a massive audience of forgotten people in the world, abandoned by the leaders of their society. Consumerism has replaced the human spirit. Marketing has replaced faith. What happens to these people when their eyes are finally open and they become very pissed off?
We went to the movie theater this weekend to see James Wan's new film MALIGNANT and it didn't disappoint. Wan managed to deliver a highly original and shockingly disturbing horror film that left us blown away. By no means is it a perfect film, but it's exactly what the doctor ordered!
School is back! Let's celebrate by talking about some of our absolute favorite school films like Ferris Bueller's Day Off, Superbad, Dope, 10 Things I Hate About You, Mean Girls and so many more!!! Full List of Films: Ferris Bueller's Day Off Mean Girls Dope Lady Bird Superbad Bill Madison Dazed and Confused 10 Things I Hate About You The Breakfast Club School of Rock American Pie Friday Night Lights Varsity Blues Perks of Being A Wallflower Fast Times At Ridgemont High Dead Poets Society 21 Jump Street Booksmart Sixteen Candles Not Another Teen Movie
The Streaming vs Theaters War was always inevitable, but the pandemic expedited the process. As streaming and SVOD services grow in strength every day, countless movie theaters have gone out of business and the box office may never be the same again. Let's discuss the Pros and Cons to both as well as the future of film.
Marvel's latest Phase 4 film just dropped and we HAD to check it out! Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings infused new life into the slagging MCU. The incredible martial arts and interesting characters gave us an exciting new chapter in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
Sam Raimi's Spider-Man Trilogy laid the foundation of the enormous potential of super hero films in the 21st century on a massive scale. Tobey Maguire's Peter Parker is iconic to those who have followed all Marvel films, and the trilogy produced tow incredible movies, as well as a dud. Let's go over all three!
The Planet of the Apes Trilogy achieved a movie rarity, perfection. Few trilogies have been able to follow up each film with an equal or greater than sequel each time, but Apes pulled it off. Rupert Wyatt (Rise of the Planet of the Apes) and Matt Reeves (Dawn of the Planet of the Apes and War for the Planet of the Apes) are the creative visions behind the films, whereas Andy Serkis acts as the soul and heartbeat of the entire story.
The Mummy and National Treasure are two of the most entertaining adventure films of the 21st century. But which is superior!? Brendan Fraser's epic battle against a 2,000 year old undead mummy, or Nic Cage's pursuit of a secret American treasure? Let's dive in!
Over the last 25 years, Leonardo DiCaprio has solidified himself as arguably the greatest actor of his generation. After showing immense talent at a young age, Leo spent years working with the best directors and actors in the industry to rise to a level of skill and stardom that few have ever come close to. Let's go over his entire career.
The Last Samurai is an under-appreciated masterclass in filmmaking and storytelling. It tells the incredible story of an American soldier riddled with guilt and shame who embraces the traditional Japanese Samurai culture that he was hired to destroy and becomes a part of their beautiful way of life.
Since booming in Japan in the 1980's, Anime has become one of the most beloved forms of animated films. Let's talk about what makes this style of storytelling so incredible and dive into some of our favorite Anime films like Akira, Spirited Away, The Ghost in the Shell, A Silent Voice, Your Name and The Grave of the Fireflies...
The Prestige may be Christopher Nolan's most underrated film. This brilliant thriller follows the diaries of feuding magicians in 1890's London. Robert Angier (Hugh Jackman) is on a path of vengeance against his enemy, Alfred Borden (Christian Bale), for the accidental death of his wife during a magic trick. Both magicians will stop at nothing and get their hands dirty to create the superior magic trick over the other.
Christian Bale is arguably one of the greatest actors to ever live. Few people have been able to transform into characters like Bale does and truly embody another person. His chameleon style has garnered him much recognition for his physical transformations, but it's his ability to truly enter the psyche of his characters that makes him great. Bale has done everything from leading a Spielberg film as a child, playing one of the most iconic fictional serial killers, donning the cowl of Batman and portraying real people on the big screen. Let's go over Bale's brilliant career...