Tag: Casey Affleck

MOVIE REVIEW: ‘A Ghost Story’ is pretentiously moving

| July 30, 2017 | 0 Comments
MOVIE REVIEW: ‘A Ghost Story’ is pretentiously moving

Back in January, for the second year in a row, audiences were treated to a secret film being announced by a major studio. In 2016, Paramount dropped the trailer for “10 Cloverfield Lane,” a mystery thriller produced by J.J. Abrams. Audiences were not only surprised and blindsides by this announcement, it went on to be […]

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2017 Oscar Nominations Break Down

| January 25, 2017 | 0 Comments
2017 Oscar Nominations Break Down

The nominations for this year’s Academy Awards have just been released, with”La La Land” leading with a record matching fourteen total. Here is a breakdown of who all is nominated, who will most likely take home a golden statue, and who actually deserves a win. Best Picture “Arrival” “Fences” “Hacksaw Ridge” “Hell or High Water” […]

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MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Manchester by the Sea’ is a starkly somber drama

| December 1, 2016 | 0 Comments
MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Manchester by the Sea’ is a starkly somber drama

This film has been a long time coming. Much like “The Birth of a Nation,” the buzz for “Manchester by the Sea” has been incredibly palpable ever since its January premiere at the Sundance Film Festival that opened to rave reviews. Since then, the film has constantly been on many people’s Oscar radar leading up to […]

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MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Triple 9’ is an ensemble dream team

| February 24, 2016 | 0 Comments
MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Triple 9’ is an ensemble dream team

999 a.k.a. “Triple 9”: police code for an officer down The world is chock full of crime-thrillers, with most courtesy of Martin Scorcese; films like “The Departed,” “Gangs of New York,” “Black Mass,” “The Untouchables” and “Goodfellas” just to name some of the best.  But when the trailer for “Triple 9” hit the web, I […]

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Chris Pine and Casey Affleck hit the waters discussing ‘The Finest Hours’

| February 4, 2016 | 0 Comments
Chris Pine and Casey Affleck hit the waters discussing ‘The Finest Hours’

With “The Finest Hours” hitting theaters this past weekend, stars Chris Pine and Casey Affleck sat down with the Niner Times and other college publications to discuss the inspiring true story film. What drew you to this project? CA: There are a lot of things actually to this. One was that it was filmed in Massachusetts, so I […]

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MOVIE REVIEW: ‘The Finest Hours’ is one fine maritime drama

| January 27, 2016 | 0 Comments
MOVIE REVIEW: ‘The Finest Hours’ is one fine maritime drama

Let’s just get this disclaimer out of the way now: I am biased towards this film from the start. Why? I am obsessed with maritime disasters. I don’t know what it is about them, but I’m attributing it to the horror fanatic within me. I fear the vastness of the ocean and seeing things go […]

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