The Lighthouse is a film about... well... that's a little complicated. The simplest description that comes to mind is it's a psychological thriller about two lighthouse keepers in the late 1800s who get trapped on a remote post and go mad from the isolation and superstition that blankets the rock. The film stars Robert Pattinson and Willem Dafoe. It is co-written and directed by Robert Eggers. Who knows if his whole career will continue like this, but Robert Eggers has an aff
Parasite is a film about a lower class, unemployed family who gets the opportunity to con an affluent family into hiring all of them in different roles as they find ways to remove the current staff from their positions. Yet, not all is as it seems. The film stars Kang-ho Song, Yeo-jong Jo, So-dam Park, Woo-sik Choi, and Hye-jin Jang. It is co-written and directed by Bong Joon Ho (it is written like this in American publications, but he's credited as Joon-ho Bong on the film).
Zombieland: Double Tap is the sequel to the 2009 hit Zombieland. The found family unit of Tallahassee, Columbus, Wichita, and Little Rock are settled down, but experiencing that familiar itch of getting back on the road. Little Rock takes off to find other people and the rest of the group takes off hot on her trail to save her from the more evolved undead that still roam the earth. The film stars Woody Harrelson, Jesse Eisenberg, Emma Stone, Abigail Breslin, and Rosario Dawso
Little Monsters is about David, a loser who's at the end of his rope. He moves in with his older sister and volunteers to be the chaperone for his nephew Felix's class trip to the petting zoo so he can get closer to Felix's attractive teacher. Of course, the American military complex next door is doing experiments with the undead and they lose containment, zombie horror hijinks ensue. The film stars Lupita Nyong'o, Josh Gad and Alexander England. It is written and directed by
Joker is a film about a down on his luck clown and comedian, who takes the law into his own hands to make people sit up and notice him as he suffers through mental illness and poverty. The film stars Joaquin Phoenix, Frances Conroy, Zazie Beetz, and Robert De Niro. It is directed and co-written by Todd Phillips. Stop me if you've heard this one before, but what I liked about the Joker, as a comic book villain, is that he is unknowable. He's an agent of utter and terrifying ch