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Indie Spotlight- The Nightmare

Posted by Gui on October 31, 2015

In an ongoing effort to help aspiring filmmakers and promote independent films, particularly those struggling with distribution and releases, we periodically feature films in our “Indie Spotlight” series for your consideration. The Nightmare (2015) (English Language) 91min (US) Genre:     Documentary, Horror Director:  Rodney Ascher Cast:       Siegfried Peters, Stephen Michael Joseph, Yatoya Toy…more   Director Rodney […]

The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (2013) (English Language)

Posted by Gui on October 29, 2015

Review 114min Genre:    Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy Director: Ben Stiller Cast:      Ben Stiller, Kristen Wiig, Sean Penn…and more Writers:  Steve Conrad and James Thurber Walter Mitty is a chronic daydreamer who lives a mundane life as a photograph technician at “Life” magazine, when the company moves online and everyone’s job is threatened, Walter embarks on a […]

Spectre (2015) (English Language)

Posted by Gui on October 27, 2015

Review 148min Genre:     Action, Adventure, Mystery Director:  Sam Mendes Cast:       Daniel Craig, Christoph Waltz, Léa Seydoux…and more Writers:   John Logan, Neal Purvis , Robert Wade…and more -Synopsis- Following the events of ‘Skyfall’, MI6 and its agents are under threat from the power of a new British government surveillance agency, while Bond scours the globe to […]

Beasts of No Nation (2015) (English Language)

Posted by Gui on October 23, 2015

Review 137min Genre:      Drama, War Director:   Cary Joji Fukunaga Cast:        Abraham Attah, Idris Elba, Kurt Egyiawan…and more Writers:    Cary Joji Fukunaga, Uzodinma Iweala -Synopsis- In an unspecified war-torn African country, a young boy’s life is plunged into chaos when his family is destroyed by the army and he’s driven into the hands of a rebel […]

Mississippi Grind (2015) (English Language)

Posted by Gui on October 22, 2015

Review 108min Genre:     Drama Director:  Anna Boden, Ryan Fleck Cast:       Ben Mendelsohn, Ryan Reynolds, Sienna Miller…and more Writers:   Anna Boden, Ryan Fleck -Synopsis- A gambling addict, fallen on hard times, joins a charismatic free-spirited younger player as they travel the American south along the mighty Mississippi river, pushing their luck along the way and trying […]

The Last Witch Hunter (2015) (English Language)

Posted by Gui on October 21, 2015

Review 106min Genre:    Fantasy, Action, Adventure Director: Breck Eisner Cast:      Vin Diesel, Rose Leslie, Michael Caine…and more Writers:  Cory Goodman, Matt Sazama & Burk Sharpless -Synopsis- Vin Diesel stars as a 12th Century warrior turned immortal witch-hunter who’s spent 800 years keeping the peace between humans and those with dark powers. Now in 21st Century […]

BFI London Film Festival 2015

Posted by Gui on October 19, 2015

The 7th of October saw the beginning of this year’s London Film Festival (LFF) brought to us by the British Film Institute (BFI). A smaller counterpart to the larger and more established European film festivals like Cannes and Venice, but with a slightly stronger focus on showcasing movies of all description and promoting their filmmakers […]

Crimson Peak (2015) (English Language)

Posted by Gui on October 17, 2015

Review 119min Genre:      Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Romance Director:   Guillermo del Toro Cast:        Mia Wasikowska, Tom Hiddleston, Jessica Chastain…and more Writers:    Guillermo del Toro, Matthew Robbins After suffering a personal tragedy, a young 19th century American woman is seduced by a charming British aristocrat and his mysterious sister to cross the ocean and settle in their […]

The Lobster (2015) (English Language)

Posted by Gui on October 16, 2015

Review 118min Genre:     Comedy, Romance, Sci-fi Director:   Yorgos Lanthimos Cast:        Colin Farrell, Rachel Weisz, Léa Seydoux…and more Writers:    Yorgos Lanthimos, Efthymis Filippou In a dystopian alternative reality, where single people are sent to a resort to find a compatible partner within 45 days or they’ll be turned into an animal of their choice and released […]

The Program (2015) (English Language)

Posted by Gui on October 16, 2015

Review 103min Genre:     Fact-based, Drama, Sport Director:  Stephen Frears Cast:       Ben Foster, Chris O’Dowd, Jesse Plemons…and more Writers:   John Hodge, David Walsh Biographical drama from British director Stephen Frears (The Queen, High Fidelity) about the rise and spectacular fall of cancer survivor, 7-time Tour de France winning cyclist and disgraced drugs cheat Lance Armstrong, chronicling […]

Black Mass (2015)- BFI London Film Festival 2015

Posted by Gui on October 14, 2015

Review 122min Genre:    Fact-based, Crime, Drama Director: Scott Cooper Cast:      Johnny Depp, Joel Edgerton, Benedict Cumberbatch…more Writers:  Mark Mallouk, Jez Butterworth , Dick Lehr… and more Johnny Depp stars as notorious Boston gangster James “Whitey” Bulger, whose position as an FBI informant and brother of a Massachusetts state senator gave him virtual carte blanche to […]

Suffragette (2015)- BFI London Film Festival 2015

Posted by Gui on October 11, 2015

Review 106min Genre:     Fact-based, Drama Director:  Sarah Gavron Cast:       Carey Mulligan, Anne-Marie Duff, Helena Bonham Carter…more Writer:    Abi Morgan Carey Mulligan stars as a young working-class wife and mother in early 20th century Britain whose life is thrown into turmoil when she gets caught up in the Suffragette movement for women’s rights. As her commitment […]

10 of the Best: Forest Movie Scenes (Warning: Adult Content +18)

Posted by Gui on October 11, 2015

Week 1 October 2015 It’s a Jungle out there!, here are our favorite movie moments taking place in forests and jungles, what would be yours? Let us know what you think by liking and commenting and please subscribe for more weekly videos, you can follow us on: Twitter- Facebook- Welcome to the FilmPhonic […]

The Walk (2015) (English Language)

Posted by Gui on October 10, 2015

Review 123min Genre:    Fact-based, Adventure, Drama Director: Robert Zemeckis Cast:      Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Charlotte Le Bon, Ben Kingsley…more Writers:  Robert Zemeckis, Christopher Browne & Philippe Petit Director Robert Zemeckis’ (Back to the Future, Forrest Gump) dramatization of the extraordinary story of French high-wire artist Philippe Petit’s 1974 illegal attempt to walk across a high-wire suspended 400 […]

American Ultra (2015) (English Language)

Posted by Gui on October 5, 2015

Review 95min Genre:    Action, Comedy Director: Nima Nourizadeh Cast:      Jesse Eisenberg, Kristen Stewart, Topher Grace…and more Writer:    Max Landis An anxiety-suffering small-town stoner discovers he is a dormant government super agent after being activated, he’ll need all the skills he never knew existed to protect his sweetheart and survive the forces sent to terminate him […]

Macbeth (2015) (English Language)

Posted by Gui on October 2, 2015

Review 113min Genre:     Drama, Action Director:  Justin Kurzel Cast:       Michael Fassbender, Marion Cotillard, Sean Harris…and more Writers:   William Shakespeare, Justin Kurzel… and more In the harshness of the European Middle-ages an ambitious Scottish nobleman, spurred on by his ruthless wife and ominous prophecies, murders the King and takes his throne. But his obsession will lead […]