The Efficient Procedural; Prisoners Review

Director: Dennis Villeneuve (Incendies, Polytechnique) Writer: Aaron Guzkowski (Contraband) Cinematographer: Roger Deakins (Skyfall) Studio: Warner Bros. Pictures Production Budget: $46 million Release Date: Friday, September 20th, 2013 Running Time: 2 hours and 26 minutes Starring: Jake Gyllenhaal, Hugh Jackman, Terrence Howard, Viola Davis, Maria Bello, Paul Dano, and Melissa Leo Plot: Two children go missing…

Platforming; Fruitvale Station Review

Director: Ryan Coogler (debut) Written By: Ryan Coogler Produced by: Forest Whitaker Starring: Michael B. Jordan, Octavia Spencer, Melonie Diaz, Kevin Durand and Chad Michael Murray Plot: A day-in-the-life character study of Oscar Grant III, leading up to the 2009 New Years Day shooting at Fruitvale (BART) Station in Oakland, California. I read about a…