Tag Archives: JC Chandor

Review: ‘A Most Violent Year’

Review: ‘A Most Violent Year’

Written & Directed by JC Chandor Starring Oscar Issac, Jessica Chastain, Albert Brooks, Elyes Gabel & David Oyolewo Now Playing in Select Theaters A Most Violent Year begins with Marvin Gaye’s “Inner City Blues.” The song, like the film it introduces, is chilling and soulful. Gaye recorded it in 1971 and the rhythmic piano chords

Review: ‘All is Lost’

by Jake Kring-Schreifels Written & Directed by JC Chandor Starring Robert Redford Above all else, it’s Robert Redford’s hands that director J.C. Chandor chooses to emphasize the most in ‘All Is Lost‘. Scarred and weathered, they pull his yacht’s sails and grip rope, highlighted by his golden band. They throw flares and wave for help,

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