Tag Archives: Garrett Hedlund

Triple Frontier

Santiago ”Pope” Garcia (Oscar Isaac) gathers a team of friends, all retired Special Forces soldiers, for a mission to Colombia where they intend to steal millions of dollars from a drug lord. A change of pace for J.C. Chandor, who’s not exactly famous for his action-thrillers – but he has plenty of help from co-writer … Continue reading Triple Frontier


HER STORY BEGINS WHERE HER LIFE ENDS.  A murder mystery that came in the shape of this miniseries and a mobile app featuring the same footage but allowing viewers to choose perspective. Innovative, but what matters for this review is the presentation of the miniseries. The story follows two timelines; the relationships between a successful … Continue reading Mosaic


A successful adaptation of Hillary Jordan’s novel that introduces us to two families in Mississippi shortly before, during and after World War II – one is white, the other is black. Their sons are fighting together over in Europe, which opens their eyes in ways that the old, racist Mississippi can’t understand. The story subjects … Continue reading Mudbound

Inside Llewyn Davis

New York City, 1961; folk singer Llewyn Davis’s (Oscar Isaac) solo album isn’t selling and every night he’s trying to find new gigs and a place to sleep. That’s the situation we find him in, and that’s the situation we’ll leave him in, in this pre-Dylan portrayal of the early ’60s folk scene. The Coen … Continue reading Inside Llewyn Davis

Four Brothers

THEY CAME HOME TO BURY MOM… AND HER KILLER.  When their mother is shot dead in a supermarket, four adopted brothers reunite in Detroit to find and kill the murderers. John Singleton goes Death Wish (1974) on us with this violent and ultimately rather nasty action thriller. Very well made in some respects, but it … Continue reading Four Brothers