Tuesday, September 24, 2019

Tazza: One Eyed Jack (타짜: 원 아이드 잭) - Movie Review

The Movie: Tazza: One Eyed Jack (타짜: 원 아이드 잭)

The Director: Kwon Oh-kwang

The Cast: Park Jung-min, Ryoo Seung-bum and Choi Yu-hwa

The Story: After losing everything, a young expert poker player raises the stakes by joining a crew for a job that may be a bigger gamble than any of them are ready for.

Monday, September 23, 2019

TwoOhSix Picks - 2019 Tacoma Film Festival

The TwoOhSix is heading back to the 253 to give you the 411 on the 2019 Tacoma Film Festival. This eight day extravaganza runs from October 3rd through the 10th and includes so many feature films, short films, special events, and industry workshops, I'm amazed at how much there is to see and do. Check out my "TwoOhSix Picks" which includes eight movies and one special event.

Saturday, September 21, 2019

Ad Astra - Movie Review

The Movie: Ad Astra

The Director: James Gray

The Cast: Brad Pitt, Tommy Lee Jones, Ruth Negga, Liv Tyler, Donald Sutherland, Kimberly Elise, Loren Dean, Donnie Keshawarz, John Ortiz, John Finn

The Story: Astronaut Roy McBride undertakes a mission across an unforgiving solar system to uncover the truth about his missing father and his doomed expedition that now, 30 years later, threatens the universe.

Monday, September 16, 2019

Hustlers - Movie Review

The Movie: Hustlers

The Director: Lorene Scafaria

The Cast: Constance Wu, Jennifer Lopez, Julia Stiles, Lili Reinhart, Keke Palmer, Wai Ching Ho, Mette Towley, Trace Lysette, Mercedes Ruehl, Cardi B, Lizzo

The Story: Inspired by the viral New York Magazine article, Hustlers follows a crew of savvy former strip club employees who band together to turn the tables on their Wall Street clients.

Sunday, September 15, 2019

Le Chocolat de H - Movie Review

The Movie: Le Chocolat de H

The Director: Takashi Watanabe

The Story: Explore the world of Hironobu Tsujiguchi and his award-winning artisanal chocolates.

Thursday, September 12, 2019

Depraved - Movie Review

The Movie: Depraved

The Director: Larry Fessenden

The Cast: David Call, Joshua Leonard, Alex Breaux

The Story: A disillusioned field surgeon suffering from PTSD makes a man out of body parts and brings him to life in a Brooklyn loft.

Tuesday, September 10, 2019

One Cut of the Dead (カメラを止めるな!) - Movie Review

The Movie: One Cut of the Dead (カメラを止めるな!)

The Director: Shin'ichirô Ueda

The Cast: Hamatsu Takayuki, Harumi Shuhama, Nagaya Kazuaki, Yuzuki Akiyama, Takuya Fujimura, Ayana Gôda

The Story: A film crew gets attacked by zombies while making a zombie movie in a 37 minute single shot sequence. The rest of the movie just gets crazier and more fun all the way to the very end.

Sunday, September 8, 2019

It Chapter Two - Movie Review

The Movie: It Chapter Two

The Director: Andy Muschietti

The Cast: Jessica Chastain, James McAvoy, Bill Hader, Bill Skarsgård, Isaiah Mustafa, Jay Ryan, James Ransone, Andy Bean

The Story: Twenty-seven years after their first encounter with the terrifying Pennywise, the Losers Club have grown up and moved away, until a devastating phone call brings them back.

Thursday, September 5, 2019

Pokemon Detective Pikachu - Movie Review

The Movie: Pokemon Detective Pikachu

The Director: Rob Letterman

The Cast: Ryan Reynolds, Justice Smith, Kathryn Newton, Bill Nighy, Ken Watanabe, Chris Geere, Suki Waterhouse, Josette Simon, Rita Ora, Karan Soni

The Story: In a world where people collect Pokémon to do battle, a boy comes across an intelligent talking Pikachu who seeks to be a detective.

Wednesday, September 4, 2019

John Wick: Chapter 3 - Parabellum - Movie Review

The Movie: John Wick 3 - Parabellum

The Director: Chad Stahelski

The Cast: Keanu Reeves, Halle Berry, Ian McShane, Lance Reddick, Anjelica Huston, Laurence Fishburne, Mark Dacascos, Asia Kate Dillon, Saïd Taghmaoui, Jerome Flynn, Randall Duk Kim, Margaret Daly, Jason Mantzoukas,

The Story: Super-assassin John Wick is on the run after killing a member of the international assassin's guild, and with a $14 million price tag on his head - he is the target of hit men and women everywhere.

Monday, September 2, 2019

Happy Face - FrightFest 2019 Movie Review

The Movie: Happy Face

The Director: Alexandre Franchi

The Cast: E.R. Ruiz, Cindy Nicholsen, David Roche, Dawn Shaw

The Story: Desperate to become less shallow, a handsome teenage boy deforms his face with bandages and attends a support group for disfigured people.

Sunday, September 1, 2019

Freaks - FrightFest 2019 Movie Review

The Movie: Freaks

The Directors: Zach Lipovsky and Adam B. Stein

The Cast: Emile Hirsch, Bruce Dern, Lexy Kolker, Amanda Crew, Grace Park

The Story: A bold girl discovers a bizarre, threatening, and mysterious new world beyond her front door after she escapes her father's protective and paranoid control.

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