Best dating movies of 2016s
Yet that’s not what Eastwood actually presents in the movie; there’s little or nothing in the way of Trump’s personality or actions in the movie’s protagonist, but rather a great deal of Hillary Clinton’s character.
This paradox shows that Eastwood-the-filmmaker is far greater and more important than Eastwood-the-talker—and that the essence of the art of cinema is for movies to surpass and even defy filmmakers’ intentions.
Joe Swanberg’s latest round of films (“Drinking Buddies,” “Happy Christmas,” and “Digging for Fire”) has featured such actors as Anna Kendrick, Jake Johnson, Olivia Wilde, Ron Livingston, Rosemarie De Witt, and Orlando Bloom; his forthcoming film, “Win It All,” will star Johnson and Keegan-Michael Key.
Sophia Takal’s recently released drama “Always Shine” stars Mackenzie Davis and Caitlin Fitz Gerald.
There’s also a phantom entry for the best movie of the year, the top of the list, what you might call a Movie Zero: “A Quiet Passion,” Terence Davies’s bio-pic about Emily Dickinson, which premièred at the Berlin Film Festival in February and screened at both The New Yorker Festival and the New York Film Festival in October.
I thought it would get a year-end qualifying run, at least to promote Cynthia Nixon’s starring performance for awards consideration. Her career, which should have been propelled into varied and ceaseless activity by that film, didn’t get going as it should have—or, rather, producers didn’t come forward to enable her to make another feature—and I can’t help but think that, if critics had done their jobs more astutely and more vigorously back then, things might have gone differently.
Many independent filmmakers who started out with their own money and that of friends and family are now working with Hollywood without actually being a part of it.
It’s like no other romantic comedy you’ll see on American screens—and leave you wishing that wasn't the case. So goes the basis of James Strouse’s modern rom-com, written for its titular lead and Michael Cross gets politically incorrect with his take on the body-switch subgenre. Lee pulled out all the stops with his girls-gone-wild trip to the Big Easy, starring Jada Pinkett Smith, Regina Hall, Queen Latifah, and the hilarity of Tiffany Haddish—together known as the Flossy Posse. Though Lone Scherfig’s film about a pair of screenwriters falling in love while making a Dunkirk propaganda film is set during the London Blitz of WWII, this is not a war movie.That didn’t happen, and it’s now scheduled to be released here in March. Had Dash made more films, it would have been good for her, for the movies, and for the world—the world of enthusiastic moviegoers, a coterie of cinephiles.Spoiler alert: I’d be surprised if it doesn’t top next year’s list. But the fact of good movies being available widely doesn’t help the world at large, and it’s an enduring critical delusion (as well as a mode of demagogy) to assume and assert that it does.star Ryan Eggold’s first foray into feature film directing.Cobie Smulders and Justin Long star as ex-couple Alex and Adam: she’s getting married, and he’s still reeling over their breakup—and now, an invitation to her wedding.