667 articles written by Bernard Boo
Captain America: Civil War
In large part, what made Joe and Andrew Russo’s Captain America: The Winter Soldier such a successful and somewhat transcendent superhero movie was that its going concern wasn’t a global or even galactic catastrophe, but a personal one. The...
Jeremy Saulnier and Anton Yelchin Talk ‘Green Room’
Green Room is sure to go down as the most overwhelmingly intense movie of 2016, and unless another filmmaker can match Jeremy Saulnier’s knack for suspense, violence, and pulling the rawest performances out of his actors possible, it’ll reign as genre-movie...
The Jungle Book
A spectacular coming-of-age adventure with digital artistry to die for.
Jeffrey Brown and Susmita Mukerjee Talk ‘Sold,’ Putting a Stop to Child Trafficking
Sold, an adaptation of the Patricia McCormick novel of the same name, follows a Nepalese girl named Lakshmi (Niyar Saikia) who falls into a world of sex trafficking and abuse when she travels to India. She’s imprisoned in a...
Way Too Indiecast 61: Tom Hiddleston and Marc Abraham, Dennis Hauck
It's a stunning lineup this week on the Way Too Indiecast as Loki himself, Tom Hiddleston, joins the show along with director Marc Abraham to talk about their new movie I Saw the Light, based on the final years...
Tom Hiddleston and Marc Abraham On ‘I Saw the Light,’ Elizabeth Olsen, Spoiler-Hungry MCU Fans
Director Marc Abraham takes a unique approach to the musician biopic with I Saw the Light, a movie spanning the six music-filled, final years of Hank Williams’ life. Intertwining the country icon’s songs with his turbulent life experiences (revolving largely...
A solid studio comedy and star-vehicle for the ever-entertaining McCarthy.
Everybody Wants Some!!
A well-oiled machine of a hangout movie from Richard Linklater.
Jeff Nichols Talks ‘Midnight Special,’ Fear-Driven Filmmaking, Adam Driver’s Big Future
Like his 2011 film Take Shelter, Jeff Nichols‘ Midnight Special was born out of fear, specifically the fear of losing his son. “I think, really, we’re terrified of losing them, so we’re going to try to figure out who they...
Richard Linklater On ‘Everybody Wants Some!!,’ ‘Boyhood’ and ‘Before’ Hitting the Criterion Collection
With Everybody Wants Some!!, Richard Linklater returns to the youthful hangout vibe of Dazed and Confused, this time focusing on a college baseball team in the ’80s as they party around town on the weekend before school starts. The cast, made...
Jonathan Gold Talks ‘City of Gold,’ L.A.’s Misunderstood Food Culture
With a rumbly belly and a slight twitch above my right eyebrow (which I assume was related to an acute nutritional deficiency stemming from my decision that morning to sleep in rather than eat breakfast before rushing out the...
Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice
Surely we were meant to have more fun than this.
The sloppy, infuriating YA series continues to lose steam.
Way Too Indiecast 57: ‘Eye In The Sky’ With Director Gavin Hood
Bernard flies solo on this week's episode as he interviews Eye In The Sky director Gavin Hood. From the ethics of drone warfare to the art of creating a film's rhythm, the conversation spans myriad subjects surrounding the drone-warfare...
Knight of Cups
Another listless collection of cosmic confessionals from Malick. Enough's enough.