Sweet Dreams movie review & film summary (2024)

The most important fact in play is that Jan has a young son named Karel (Rio Kaj Den Haas) by way of his illicit relationship with an Indonesia plantation worker named Siti (Hayati Azis). When the old man dies, his son Cornelis (Florian Myjer) and his pregnant wife Josefien (Lisa Zweerman) leave the Netherlands to sail around the world to join … Read more

Doug Liman’s Road House sings sweet chin music on Prime Video with a record-breaking 50 million global viewers

Despite not getting a theatrical release, Doug Liman’s Road House reboot is throwing hands on the streaming charts. According to Deadline‘s report, the hard-hitting action film starring Jake Gyllenhaal is landing decisive blows to audiences with a record-breaking 50 million global viewers in its first two weeks of release. “The groundbreaking, successful debut of Road House is a testament to the … Read more

Abbott Elementary Is Back in Session With A Sweet, Subdued Season 3 | TV/Streaming

When we last left the staff at Abbott, Janine Teagues (Brunson) had just gently shut down her will-they-won’t-they dynamic with fellow teacher Gregory Eddie (Tyler James Williams); as the show had spent the first two seasons showing us, Janine is a tireless servant of her community, so selfless that she hasn’t had the chance to … Read more

The Sweet East movie review & film summary (2023)

“The Sweet East” has something of a plot following the adventures of Lillian (Talia Ryder), an independent high schooler from South Carolina who is flung from one bizarre piece of America to the next. At first, it’s a shooting at a pizza restaurant that echoes the real-life absurdity of Pizzagate. Lillian is separated from her … Read more

My Demon, Sweet Home & More

Song Kang is a 29-year-old South Korean actor. He will soon appear in two much-awaited K-drama series, My Demon and Sweet Home 2. While My Demon is a fantasy romance drama, Sweet Home 2 is a supernatural horror web series. Song Kang is a versatile actor who is nicknamed the “Son of Netflix” as most … Read more

NYFF 2023: AGGRO DR1FT, The Sweet East, Ryuichi Sakamoto: Opus | Festivals & Awards

Korine’s vision of the future of cinema follows an assassin (Jordi Mollà) who seemingly spends most of his day repeating his inner monologue, assuring the audience that he’s “the world’s greatest assassin,” opining about how difficult his life is, and how he just wants to come home to his hot wife and kids. On a … Read more

‘Wonka’ Trailer Debuts a Sweet Prequel For the Candy Maker

I am not quite sure how a man starts off looking and acting like Timothée Chalamet and then gradually over the course of a decade or two turns into Gene Wilder, but that is apparently what we will learn in Wonka, the new prequel film that presents the early days of that famous chocolatier slash mad torturer of … Read more

Sweet Home Chicago Series for Juneteenth: Video Interview with Filmmaker Mark Harris | Black Writers Week

Fiercely independent with a “do for self” motto, he studied as many books on the art form as possible then got started. He wrote over 10 screenplays before finally pitching a project entitled “Zombies in the Hood” to various studios, including ActorProducer Tim Reid’s New Millennium Studios. This eventually led to a number of industry … Read more

Sweet Home Chicago Series for Juneteenth | Black Writers Week

And it so happens that one of our other bright lights in Chicago, the entertainer and filmmaker Common, is serving as one of our most enthusiastic Ambassadors. He was recently on “The View” where in explaining why Chicago is an ideal city to hold the 2024 Democratic National Convention, he beautifully articulated the spirit of … Read more

Cannes 2023: The Sweet East, The Book of Solutions, The Feeling That the Time for Doing Something Has Passed | Festivals & Awards

Eight years have passed since the last feature by “Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind” director Michel Gondry. His at least semi-autobiographical new comedy-drama “The Book of Solutions” (also in the Directors’ Fortnight section) offers a slightly alarming yet endearingly whimsical pseudo-explanation for why it’s taken him so long to make another movie. Centered on … Read more