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2015 Atlanta Film Festival: Love and Mercy

In the late 1960s, the Beach Boys’ Brian Wilson (Paul Dano) stops touring, produces “Pet Sounds” and begins to lose his sanity. By the 1980s, Wilson (John Cusack), under the sway of a controlling therapist, finds a savior in Melinda Ledbetter.

2015 Atlanta Film Festival


Prisoners ist ein Krimi Psycho-Thriller aus dem Jahr 2013 mit Jake Gyllenhaal und Hugh Jackman in den Hauptrollen.

Vorweg schon mal die Warnung: Der Film geht 2 1/2 Stunden! 179 more words


Film Club the 25th

Ruby Sparks (2012)

Director: Jonathan Dayton, Valerie Faris

Starring: Paul Dano, Zoe Kazan, Annette Bening

Blurb: A novelist struggling with writer’s block finds romance in a most unusual way: by creating a female character he thinks will love him, then willing her into existence. 328 more words

SXSW Film Review: Love & Mercy

The most tortured souls often craft the most beautiful pieces of art. Brian Wilson certainly fits that bill. For over half a century, the California singer-songwriter and The Beach Boys mastermind has amassed a signature collection of compositions separate from any other artist, before or after him. 935 more words


Movies: Being Flynn

We have a lot of movies to watch at our house. You see our cable company gave all subscribers a free month of HBO. Top this great offer with Mike’s love of movies and that gives us an 80% full recording cable box. 455 more words

Movie Watching

Remember This Film: Little Miss Sunshine

There is no way around it; Little Miss Sunshine is a weird and sort of creepy movie. This is a movie that really shouldn’t work on many levels. 496 more words


Trailers of the Week -- Spanish Sci-Fi, Canadian Mad Max, and Maori Martial Arts

by Gabriel Valdez

It’s a light week for good trailer announcements, but there were still some standouts. Let’s dive right in:


I’m a hard sell on biopics, but the combination of Paul Dano and John Cusack playing Beach Boys’ singer and songwriter Brian Wilson is too intriguing to pass up. 558 more words