Author Archives: Jeff Sneider
Kyle Chandler’s crime noir comes back on May 26, while Kevin Spacey’s political drama returns May 30, so you’d better make sure your Netflix subscription is in order next month.
The HBO show ends its six-season run on Sunday and while it may not have been for everyone, we’ll miss it dearly. To pay tribute to this special show and its characters, let’s take a walk down memory lane to back when it all started in April 2012, and look at what the future has in store for this impressive ensemble.
Patrick Hughes directed the action-comedy, which co-stars Gary Oldman, Salma Hayek, Elodie Yung, Joaquim De Almeida, Kirsty Mitchell and Richard E. Grant, and “hits” theaters this August.
Paramount claims that The Last Knight shatters the core myths of the Transformers franchise, and we hope that’s true, because this franchise could certainly stand to see its core myths shattered.
Kevin Hart’s action-comedy follows a group of misfits who are forced to attend adult classes in the long-shot chance they’ll pass the GED exam.
The story follows twin brothers with opposite personalities who are separated at a young age and go on to live drastically different lives. They eventually reunite and join forces to save the “Rocket Cola” company despite being in love with the same woman.
There’s a lot of “Trump era” talk surrounding Miguel Arteta’s new film given how it tackles issues of race and class head-on, but let’s be clear — it was made long before Trump was voted President, so however timely its politics, they’re purely coincidental.
Based on his recent output, it’d be easy to forget just how great an actor Robert De Niro can be, but then an incredible part like Bernie Madoff comes along to remind you of his supreme talent and all is right with the world again.
Based on a chilling story by Stephen King, The Mist follows the residents of Bridgeville, Maine as they find themselves engulfed by a foreboding mist containing a myriad of inexplicable and bizarre threats that put their humanity to the test.
The Screen Junkies gang is back to riff on the first Star Wars spinoff, which according to them, should be retitled Suicide Squad: An Unnecessary Star Wars Story.
Prince of Darkness: The Untold Story of Jeremiah G. Hamilton, Wall Street’s First Black Millionaire sheds light on the obscure story of Hamilton, who was mentioned in an obituary for Cornelius Vanderbilt as the tycoon’s true rival.
Father Martin was a former Jesuit priest who became a frequent critic of the Catholic Church as well as an expert in the field of exorcism. He is sometimes cited as an inspiration for William Peter Blatty’s famed novel The Exorcist, a comparison that incensed the man, who wrote 17 books in his lifetime.
Chronicles J.D. Vance’s upbringing in the Rust Belt city of Middletown, Ohio, and the Appalachian town of Jackson, Kentucky, where he grew up among the working class “hillbillies.” He and his family endured social and economic hardships, and also struggled with drug addiction.
“I carry a gun from time to time… I’m less concerned about a terrorist attack by ISIS or Al Qaeda than the guy next to you in line who flips out when you bump into him and he spills his soda,” says the crime writer.
The film offers a fresh perspective on the infamous incident courtesy of Guenveur Smith, who has been performing this monologue for several years, earning no shortage of critical acclaim.
Chuck Wepner was a liquor salesman and father with a modest prizefighting career when his life changed overnight in 1975 after being chosen to take on Muhammad Ali in a highly-publicized heavyweight title match that, as legend has it, was witnessed by Sylvester Stallone.
A sci-fi thriller with a love story at its core, the action unfolds in the year 2147, when teleportation is the travel method of choice and most diseases are curable. The story’s protagonist, Joel Byram, lives a normal life, spending his days training AI engines to act more human — until the day he’s accidentally duplicated while teleporting.