Jules Neuman

Shyamalan’s “The Visit” Makes Haters Go Night-Night

[springboard type=”video” id=”1561059″ player=”tmbg001″ width=”599″ height=”336″ ]   A single mother finds that things in her family’s life go very wrong after her two young children visit their estranged grandparents.   Grandma’s demented and Grandpa’s incontinent in M. Night Shyamalan’s The Visit. A mother’s (Kathryn Hahn) estranged parents get in … [Read More]

“The End of the Tour”

Genre: Drama Directed By: James Ponsoldt Starring: Jason Segel, Jesse Eisenberg, Anna Chlumsky, Joan Cusack, Mickey Summer, Mamie Gummer, Ron Livingston Written By: Donald Margulies   Official Synopsis: THE END OF THE TOUR tells the story of the five-day interview between Rolling Stone reporter (and novelist) David Lipsky (Jesse Eisenberg) and … [Read More]

Hotel Transylvania 2 TRAILER

  The trailer for Hotel Transylvania 2 leaves me optimistic about this kiddie flick’s ability to teach some actual lessons to parents and children alike. Am I going to say something overly serious after watching a two-minute trailer for a kid’s movie filled with goofy monsters including a vampire voiced … [Read More]

Spike Lee’s “Da Sweet Blood of Jesus” Out on Blu-Ray… So Buy A Copy!

  [springboard type=”video” id=”1534029″ player=”tmbg001″ width=”599″ height=”336″ ]   Spike Lee reimagines Bill Gunn’s Ganja & Hess–a Blaxploitation film from 1973. When Dr. Hess Green (Stephen Tyrone Williams) is introduced to a mysteriously cursed artifact by an art curator, Lafayette Hightower (Elvis Nolasco), he is uncontrollably drawn into a newfound thirst for … [Read More]

Roy Andersson’s “A Pigeon Sat on a Branch Reflecting on Existence” is Not the Title of a New Fiona Apple Album

[springboard type=”video” id=”1533543″ player=”tmbg001″ width=”599″ height=”336″ ]   Swedish director Roy Andersson takes up the theme of “being a human being” with this meticulously crafted, dreamlike black comedy. Sam and Jonathan, a pair of hapless novelty salesman, take us on a kaleidoscopic tour of the human condition in reality and … [Read More]