Friday, October 13, 2017

MARSHALL

Marshall movie poster
Working on cases for the NAACP, young lawyer Thurgood Marshall (Chadwick Boseman) travels to Connecticut to help defend African-American chauffeur Joseph Spell (Sterling K. Brown) against sexual assault and attempted murder charges by his wealthy married white socialite employer Eleanor Strubing (Kate Hudson). Ordered not to speak in court by Judge Foster (James Cromwell), Marshall must rely on first-time trial lawyer Samuel Friedman (Josh Gad). They work against prejudice to uncover the truth.

This captivating real-life courtroom drama is

Thursday, October 5, 2017

BLADE RUNNER 2049

Blade Runner 2049 poster
While hunting replicants in 2049, LAPD Officer K (Ryan Gosling) uncovers a buried secret that could dangerously affect society. K's discovery puts him at odds with wealthy replicant manufacturer Niander Wallace (Jared Leto) and his lethal female assistant Luv (Sylvia Hoeks). It also compels him to find former blade runner Rick Deckard (Harrison Ford), who has been in hiding for thirty years.

Director Denis Villeneuve's visual stunner deftly expands the "Blade Runner" universe. After 2016's "Arrival", Villeneuve continues to revitalize this genre. Without giving anything away, there is much here