Kyle J. Steenblik

The Danish Girl is an Amazingly Beautiful Film, but Too Revisionary

The Danish Girl is an Amazingly Beautiful Film, but Too Revisionary

The Danish Girl Directed by: Tom Hooper Screenplay by: Lucinda Coxon Based on The Danish Girl by David Ebershoff Starring: Eddie Redmayne, Alicia Vikander, Ben Whishaw, Sebastian Koch, Amber Heard, Matthias Schoenaerts Running time 120 minutes Rated R for some sexuality and full nudity Einar Wegener (Eddie Redmayne) is a well-known and successful abstract landscape […]

 Kyle J. Steenblik

The Good Dinosaur is a Great Animated Western

The Good Dinosaur is a Great Animated Western

The Good Dinosaur Directed by: Peter Sohn Screenplay by: Meg LeFauve Story by: Peter Sohn, Erik Benson, Meg LeFauve, Kelsey Mann, Bob Peterson Starring: Raymond Ochoa, Jack Bright, Sam Elliott, Anna Paquin, A. J. Buckley, Steve Zahn, Jeffrey Wright, Frances McDormand, Marcus Scribner, Maleah Padilla Running time 100 minutes Rated PG for peril, action and […]

 Kyle J. Steenblik

Trumbo is So Good, it is Simply Unfair

Trumbo is So Good, it is Simply Unfair

Trumbo Directed by: Jay Roach Written by: John McNamara Based on: Dalton Trumbo by Bruce Cook Starring: Bryan Cranston, Diane Lane, Louis C.K., Elle Fanning, John Goodman, Michael Stuhlbarg, Helen Mirren, Alan Tudyk Running time 124 minutes Rated R for language including some sexual references   In 1947, Dalton Trumbo (Bryan Cranston) was Hollywood’s top screenwriter until […]

 Kyle J. Steenblik

Mockingjay Part 2 is a Flat but Satisfactory Finale

Mockingjay Part 2 is a Flat but Satisfactory Finale

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2 Directed by: Francis Lawrence Screenplay by: Danny Strong, Peter Craig Based on Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins Starring: Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth, Woody Harrelson, Elizabeth Banks, Julianne Moore, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Jeffrey Wright, Sam Claflin, Jena Malone, Stanley Tucci, Donald Sutherland Running time 137 minutes Rated PG-13 […]

 Kyle J. Steenblik

Miss You Already is a Sodden Mess of Emotion

Miss You Already is a Sodden Mess of Emotion

Miss You Already Directed by: Catherine Hardwicke Written by: Morwenna Banks Starring: Toni Collette, Drew Barrymore, Dominic Cooper, Paddy Considine, Tyson Ritter, Frances de la Tour, Jacqueline Bisset Running time 112 minutes Rated PG-13 for thematic content, sexual material and some language. Milly (Toni Collette) and Jess (Drew Barrymore) are lifelong best friends. Growing up […]

 Kyle J. Steenblik

Spectre is an Overly Long, Convoluted, and Disappointing Bond Film

Spectre is an Overly Long, Convoluted, and Disappointing Bond Film

Spectre Directed by: Sam Mendes Screenplay by: John Logan, Neal Purvis, Robert Wade, Jez Butterworth Story by: John Logan, Neal Purvis, Robert Wade Based on James Bond by Ian Fleming Starring: Daniel Craig, Christoph Waltz, Léa Seydoux, Ben Whishaw, Naomie Harris, Dave Bautista, Andrew Scott, Monica Bellucci, Ralph Fiennes Running time 148 minutes Rated PG-13 […]