Looks like THE HOBBIT and feels like SOLO.
It is the birthday of the greatest cinematographer in the world, Emmanuel Lubezki. His top 5 films:
- BIRDMAN OR (THE UNEXPECTED VIRTUE OF IGNORANCE)
- CHILDREN OF MEN
- THE NEW WORLD
- THE REVENANT
THE JUNGLE BOOK (2016) improved on THE JUNGLE BOOK (1967). Will THE LION KING (2019) improve on THE LION KING (1994)?
It is actor Don Cheadle’s birthday. His top 5 films:
- BOOGIE NIGHTS
- OCEAN’S TWELVE
- OUT OF SIGHT
Morally complex and sociologically piercing. With THE THIRD MURDER (2017) and SHOPLIFTERS (2018), director Hirokazu Koreeda has delivered his most accomplished films to date. Unbelievably, he keeps getting better.
It is actor Ed Harris’s birthday. His top 5 films:
- ENEMY AT THE GATES
- THE ABYSS
- THE TRUMAN SHOW
THE GIRL IN THE SPIDER'S WEB ★☆☆☆☆
Hard to believe this crummy tech-thriller is from the director of DON’T BREATHE.
Clint Eastwood’s first film as an actor since TROUBLE WITH THE CURVE (2012), and his first film as actor-director since GRAN TORINO (2008).
It is actor Vincent Cassel’s birthday. His top 5 films:
- BROTHERHOOD OF THE WOLF
- LA HAINE
- OCEAN’S 12
- READ MY LIPS
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