The Binge Movie Podcast: Fifty Shades Darker | John Wick: Chapter 2 | The LEGO Batman Movie

This week on The Binge Movie Podcast, Jason and Rebecca review three new high-profile sequels about dark, brooding male antiheroes. Fifty Shades Darker (begins at 9:45) | cast: Dakota Johnson, Jamie Dornan, Eric Johnson, Eloise Mumford, Bella Heathcote, Rita Ora,… Continue Reading

The Binge Movie Podcast: The Lobster | A Bigger Splash | Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising | The Angry Birds Movie

This week on The Binge Movie Podcast, we review four new releases about unwanted intruders and defending one’s way of life. PICK OF THE WEEK | The Lobster (6:33—26:51) | cast: Colin Farrell, Rachel Weisz, John C. Reilly, Ben Whishaw,… Continue Reading

The Binge Interview: Dana Fox on “How to Be Single,” Rom-Com Sexism, and Voting with Your Dollars

Boasting such screenplay credits as The Wedding Date, What Happens in Vegas, and Couples Retreat (which she also produced), Dana Fox is among the reigning behind-the-scenes studio comedy queens. Whereas many female filmmakers understandably go the independent cinema route to bypass Hollywood’s entrenched sexism, the… Continue Reading

Film Review: Fifty Shades of Grey

starring: Dakota Johnson, Jamie Dornan, Eloise Mumford, Marcia Gay Harden, Jennifer Ehle screenplay: Kelly Marcel director: Sam Taylor-Johnson MPAA: Rated R for strong sexual content including dialogue, some unusual behavior and graphic nudity, and for language A sorry-ass excuse for smut that still… Continue Reading