Millions - 2005. When a suitcase of cash lands in the "lap" of a little boy, he wants to give it all away and his older brother wants to spend it. What choked me up is the longing of the little boy for his recently deceased mother.
It's his home movies with Love and baby — some playful, others drugged and drooling — that fans will find the most emotional viewing. As the credits roll, it’s hard not to just root for the sensitive, progressive, fiercely creative Cobain and wish that he’d lived long enough to find a little peace of mind. Mr. Morgen was given access to Cobain’s archives — “art, music, journals, Super 8 films and audio montages” — and his exhilarating, exhausting, two-hour-plus film, both an artful mosaic…
Boyhood - The contemporary detail feels natural and unforced in Richard Linklater's instant classic, and watching the actors age 12 years onscreen over the 160 minute runtime is an unnerving but utterly gripping experience.
The Nephew. My first film with Irish DreamTime, where I went on to oversee physical production for 13 years. And my first shoot in Ireland. Directed by Eugene Brady. Starring Pierce Brosnan and Hill Harper.
The Descent (2005) Six girlfriends, led by thrill seeker Juno (Natalie Mendoza), go spelunking a year after a tragic incident. But when they get trapped under the earth, all rationale escapes them as they start to suffer from limited oxygen and delusions -- or are they? Now, the friends must find a way to escape the cave and the murky creatures that lie within it. Writer-director Neil Marshall helms this horrific tale about a caving trip turned nightmare.
Beautiful Losers - This is not just a Doc about street art or skater artists. It's about making something from nothing, how they follow their passion, believed in their craft and went from "weirdos" to been chased by major brands to direct ad campaigns. I'd say... awesome sauce.