User Profile

Forum Activity by D.H.


Set in the war-ravaged African countryside, an American soldier (Lee Pace) and a French foreign aid worker (Berenice Marlohe) team up to survive an alien onslaught. As they journey through the battlefield in search of refuge, their bond will be tested when the soldier discovers his true identity.
Sep 19, 2017 11:57 PM
City of Rock

Da Peng's (Pancake Man aka Jiang Bing Man) highly anticipated sophomore film, CITY OF ROCK, follows Hu Liang, a young man from a small town in China, who wants to protect the town's treasured Rock Park from redevelopment by a corporate real estate agent. Hoping to save the park by organizing a charity rock concert, he partners with music agent Cheng Gong. But when he's offered a large payout to cancel the concert, will Hu Liang choose money or will he save the beloved town park?
Sep 19, 2017 11:49 PM
Good to see Stephanie Beatriz from Brooklyn Nine-Nine starring in a movie.

The Light of the Moon

Bonnie, a young and successful Latina architect, is sexually assaulted while walking home from an evening out with friends in Brooklyn. At first, she attempts to keep the assault a secret from her long-term boyfriend Matt, but the truth quickly emerges. Bonnie emphatically denies the impact of what has just happened to her. She fights to regain normalcy and control of her life, but returning to her old life is more complicated than expected. Her attempt to recapture the intimacy she previously had with Matt falters and cracks begin to surface in their relationship. Another attack in the neighborhood only drives Bonnie further into denial, before an encounter with an at-risk woman causes her to face the truth and confront her own self-blame.
Sep 19, 2017 11:43 PM
These are great. At least the first two are. The third one is simply good.

The Cut supported by YouTube invited filmmakers to create the first official music videos for three of Elton John's classics.

Rocket Man

Tiny Dancer

Bennie and the Jets
Sep 19, 2017 11:34 PM
This is...disconcerting.

Sep 19, 2017 3:29 PM
Clive Davis: The Soundtrack of Our Lives

Documentarian Chris Perkel catalogues the life and successes of iconic music executive Clive Davis, from his miraculous start at Columbia Records through his trailblazing work at Arista Records and J Records, with a heavy dose of outstanding music sprinkled in between. More than mere biography, The Soundtrack of Our Lives is a guided tour of cultural revolution from the '60s to the rise of hip- hop, led by a man who consistently caught the next wave before everyone else - if he didn't just create the wave himself. The Soundtrack of Our Lives will be released October 3 on Apple Music.
Sep 18, 2017 9:55 PM
This is one of those unlikely subjects for a documentary but stand-ups usually make for great fodder. I'd love to watch it.


Legendary comedian Gilbert Gottfried has had quite the career. Rocketing to fame in the 1980s, he was thrust into the public consciousness almost immediately thanks to his brash personality, unique worldview, and off-kilter comic timing. Now, foul-mouthed and unapologetic after decades of flying solo in both his work and in his personal life, Gilbert has shockingly reinvented himself - as a family man.
Sep 18, 2017 9:48 PM
WooleyI enjoyed this one for the mood and look, like most Hammer films.

Same here. It's not hard to spot a Hammer film for whatever reason. I had never heard of it but when I spotted it in the channel guide I thought with the year it was made (1971) and the title there was a good chance it was Hammer time and worth DVR'ing.
Sep 18, 2017 8:51 PM
Blood from the Mummy's Tomb - 6/10 - Not one of Hammer Studios best. It certainly looks good despite the obviously low production values. This being a Hammer production they manage to work in quite a bit of blood spurting. No bandage wrapped mummies to speak of though. Just a really zaftig woman. Two women actually, both played by Valerie Leon. It also has Andrew Keir who stars in one of my favorite non-Dracula Hammer films, Five Million Years to Earth. It's worth watching if only for Ms. Leon's bountiful cleavage.
Sep 18, 2017 4:59 AM
Sep 17, 2017 7:25 PM
Why Sir Wilfrid Laurier?
Sep 17, 2017 5:30 AM
13 films with an adult character throwing a childish tantrum

1. Inglorious Basterds
2. Star Wars: The Force Awakens
3. National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation
Sep 17, 2017 12:15 AM
Wonder Woman - 8/10 - Goes on a little too long and the ending is yet another CGI onslaught and therefore disappointing. But Gadot turns in a confident but understated star making performance. Pine makes for an appealing love interest. They picked the right director in Patty Jenkins. Even though it contained elements that many of us had seen before it at least felt like you were watching a different kind of comic book movie. And it's getting so that any sort of distinction is welcome.
Sep 16, 2017 7:32 PM
I'll be seeing it. I watched Noah, Aronofsky's last one, at a theater. When it ended the audience sat in total silence for awhile. So who knows what the fuck this will do to people. I want to be there to see it though.
Sep 16, 2017 5:08 PM
RIP Mr. Stanton. As far as character actors go he and Warren Oates were in a league of their own. Once you became aware of them you noticed them in things. Always. There's an old episode of Andy Griffith where he plays the owner of a decrepit beachfront bar. Stuff like that. Kelly's Heroes, Dillinger. And Where the Lilies Bloom. Track that one down if you haven't watched it. It's one of those, overlooked and all around good movies. And Stanton turns in such a quiet and understated performance as a decent, misunderstood man.
Sep 16, 2017 4:58 PM
Tragedy Girls

Tragedy Girls, a twist on the slasher genre following two death-obsessed teenage girls who use their online show about real-life tragedies to send their small mid-western town into a frenzy and cement their legacy as modern horror legends.
Sep 16, 2017 4:04 AM
Better Watch Out

When you think the suburbs, you think safety, but this holiday night the suburbs are anything but safe. Ashley (Olivia DeJonge) thought this babysitting job was going to be an easy night, but the night takes a turn when dangerous intruders break in and terrorize her and the twelve-year-old boy, Luke (Levi Miller), she's caring for. Ashley defends her charge to the best of her ability only to discover this is no normal home invasion.
Sep 16, 2017 3:58 AM
Faces Places

89-year old Agnes Varda, one of the leading figures of the French New Wave, and acclaimed 33 year-old French photographer and muralist JR teamed up to co-direct this enchanting documentary/road movie. Kindred spirits, Varda and JR share a lifelong passion for images and how they are created, displayed and shared. Together they travel around the villages of France in JR?s photo truck meeting locals, learning their stories and producing epic-size portraits of them. The photos are prominently displayed on houses, barns, storefronts and trains revealing the humanity in their subjects, and themselves. Faces Places documents these heart-warming encounters as well as the unlikely, tender friendship they formed along the way.
Sep 16, 2017 3:50 AM
Apache Warrior

APACHE WARRIOR is a feature-length documentary that puts the viewer inside the cockpit of an elite U.S. Army Aviation Helicopter Squadron as they launch a Deep Attack during the initial surge into Iraq in March, 2003.
Sep 16, 2017 3:44 AM