Doug Reviews: Stronger (2017)

From Director David Gordon Green comes Stronger, the story of Jeff Bauman, a survivor of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing whose story inspired millions. Continue reading

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Doug Reviews: Spotlight (2015)

When I saw the trailer for Co-Writer-Director Tom McCarthy‘s latest, Spotlight, I knew it was going to be a winner with its knockout cast and compelling material. Then I saw the film and it didn’t meet my expectations–it exceeded them. Continue reading

Doug Reviews: Everest

Everest, the latest film from Director Baltasar Kormákur, tells the story of the 1996 Mt. Everest Disaster, but does the drama equal the stunning visuals? Continue reading

Episode 72: Star Wars vs. Justice, While We’re Young – True Story!

COVERIn Episode 72, Doug and Allen discuss the two biggest things in cinema right now: the TEASER TRAILERS for Star Wars: The Force Awakens and Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice. Then, they discuss full, complete films that are actually in theaters right now: While We’re Young, True Story, and Child 44. They also amend last episode’s error of leaving Mission: Impossible: Rogue Nation off of their list of Summer Movies. Take a listen! Continue reading

Doug Reviews: Kill the Messenger

kill-the-messenger-posterImagine for a moment that in the midst of the War on Drugs in the 1980s, the U.S. Government turned a blind eye to the import of crack cocaine to American city streets—most specifically, Los Angeles—because the profits were going to fund the rebel Contras in Nicaragua. Now imagine that an investigative reporter broke this story in 1996. That’s the story behind Director Michael Cuesta’s true-life film Kill the Messenger. Well actually, that’s only half the story. Continue reading