Tags : Jessica Chastain

Nerdlocker Movie Review: IT: Chapter Two

Sequels are a tricky thing to figure out. Often bigger isn’t always better. Often the sequel is devoid of something specific that made the first so special, a soul, a heart. The best you can usually hope for, realistically, is what we have here with IT: Chapter Two. To be fair to everyone who made […]Read More

Nerdlocker Movie Review: Molly’s Game

Academy Award winning screenwriter Aaron Sorkin, writer of such films as the excellent Steve Jobs, The Social Network, Moneyball, and the acclaimed television series The West Wing tries his hand for the first time at directing a script he adapted titled Molly’s Game. The cast is a stellar ensemble featuring the lovely Jessica Chastain as […]Read More

Reviews: Steve Jobs, Crimson Peak, Mississippi Grind

Hello, movie freaks! If variety is the spice of life, you’re in for a tasty weekend. Steve Jobs, Crimson Peak, Bridge of Spies, Mississippi Grind, and Goosebumps are all playing in theaters NOW. Respectively, that’s an Aaron Sorkin scripted, Danny Boyle helmed, scorcher starring Michael Fassbender, Jeff Daniels, and Kate Winslet; a darkly beautiful Gothic romance […]Read More

Nerdlocker Movie Review: Crimson Peak

“Of all ghosts, the ghosts of our old loves are the worst.” – SIR ARTHUR CONAN DOYLE From the master of the weird, the maestro of bizarre, Guillermo del Toro brings the world his latest trip to the land of extraordinarily abnormal, Crimson Peak. This is not your typical horror film. Guillermo del Toro crafted […]Read More

Nerdlocker Movie Review: A Most Violent Year

Writer/director J.C. Chandor (All Is Lost, Margin Call) is quietly building a resume of mature, thought-provoking films and A Most Violent Year is arguably his best picture yet. It feels like the work of a seasoned vet -like the capstone at the end of an already accomplished career- but this is only Chandor’s third feature. […]Read More

Movie Review: Interstellar

From the mind of Christopher Nolan comes yet another astoundingly beautiful and ingenious adventure into the farthest reaches of both space and time. With Inception he brought us inward and yet we traveled so far, even though we never really went anywhere. With Interstellar Nolan takes us in the opposite direction, to the most vast […]Read More

Nerdlocker – SXSW Day 3

Day Three of SXSW Film was mostly amazing with a slight disappointment in the middle. It started with the new Matthew McConaughey film, Mud, written and directed by Jeff Nichols. Nichols’ previous film, Take Shelter (starring Machael Shannon and Jessica Chastain) was an unexpected pleasure at last year’s Fantastic Fest. A slow psychological family drama […]Read More