Alejandro De Hoyos Discusses His Film ‘The Contractor’ | StudioJake

Actor, producer, and entrepreneur Alejandro De Hoyos discusses his action-thriller ‘The Contractor‘ as well as his upcoming film projects. He also shares some insights on work-life balance and how to juggle more than one business. Check out the interview below: According to his IMDb profile: Alejandro was born in Ensenada, Baja California, Mexico. As a…

‘Wonder Woman 1984’ Review- Bloated DCEU Mess

The DCEU was supposedly over, but it limps along with ‘Wonder Woman 1984‘ directed by Patty Jenkins, who also co-wrote the screenplay with Geoff Johns. Warner Bros. released it theatrically right beside streaming it on HBO Max. Diana Prince (Gal Gadot) is living alone in Washington, DC, and working at the Smithsonian. She befriends her…

Movie Review Flashback- Borrowed Hearts (1997)

Roma Downey starred in and co-executive produced ‘Borrowed Hearts,’ a 1997 CBS television Christmas romantic film directed by Ted Kotcheff and produced by Mary Kahn. Kathleen (Roma Downey) is a single mother to her little girl Zoey (Sarah Rosen Fruitman) who thinks an angel will bring her golf hustling father Jerry (Kevin Hicks) home. Kathleen’s…

‘Tenet’ Review- I Wish I Had Seen It In Theaters

Christopher Nolan brings us an ambitious film in ‘Tenet,’ which he directs, produces, and writes. It was made by Syncopy and Warner Bros. Pictures. Its theatrical release had been delayed three times before finally coming to cinemas in 2020, albeit briefly. A CIA Agent (John David Washington) aka the Protagonist is tasked by his boss…

‘Mulan’ Review- I’ll Make A Ma’am Out Of You

2020 brought us ‘Mulan,’ a live-action remake of the beloved 1998 animated Disney feature. It is directed by Niki Caro and briefly released into theaters by Walt Disney Pictures before sliding onto Disney Plus. Mulan (Yifei Liu) is a woman with incredible “chi” powers, making her a highly skilled warrior. Her father Hua Zhou (Tzi…

‘Walkaway Joe’ Review- Slow Burn Pool Movie

‘Walkaway Joe‘ is a coming-of-age indie drama directed by Tom Wright and written by Michael Milillo. The movie was shot on location in the state of Louisiana. Fourteen-year-old Dallas (Julian Feder) is a young man who looks up to his father Cal McCarthy (Jeffrey Dean Morgan), a known pool hustler living in Louisiana. His mother…

‘The Postcard Killings’ Review- Weird Twists

Danis Tanovic directs ‘The Postcard Killings,’ a psychological thriller that was based on the novel of the same name by author James Patterson and Liza Marklund. There are some minor spoilers, but I avoid any big ones. NYPD detective Jacob (Jeffrey Dean Morgan) and his ex-wife Valerie Kanon (Famke Janssen) loses their daughter and son-in-law…

‘Holidate’ Review- Cliche, but Funny At Times

‘Holidate‘ is a romantic comedy on Netflix directed by John Whitesell. It was produced by the Wonderland Sound and Vision production company, based on a screenplay by Tiffany Paulsen. Starting at Christmas and ending at Christmas, Sloane (Emma Roberts) is tired of going home for the holidays where her mom Elaine (Frances Fisher) and sister…

‘Hillbilly Elegy’ Review- Beauty in the Broken

Based on author J. D. Vance’s memoir, ‘Hillbilly Elegy‘ is a drama film directed by Ron Howard and scored by Hans Zimmer and David Fleming. It was made by Imagine Entertainment and released through Netflix. Yale law student J.D. Vance (Gabriel Basso) is trying to secure a summer internship with a high profile firm until…

‘Superintelligence’ Review- Not So Smart

‘Superintelligence‘ is directed by Ben Falcone who also co-produced it with his wife and the film’s star Melissa McCarthy. It was made by New Line Cinema and released on HBO Max. Seattle native Carol Peters (Melissa McCarthy) is a former corporate executive who wants to get into humanitarian work, but one day, she is visited…

‘Palm Springs’ Review- Infinity Fun

‘Palm Springs‘ is a Hulu original comedy directed by Max Barbakow and is co-produced by the film’s star Andy Sandberg. It had its world premiere at the Sundance Film Festival and had a limited theatrical run. On November 9th, Sarah (Cristin Milioti) arrives at her sister Tala’s (Camila Mendes) Palm Springs wedding where she is…

‘Over the Moon’ Review- We Have Liftoff

‘Over The Moon‘ is a Netflix animated film made in partnership with Pearl Studio. It is directed by Disney alumni Glen Keane and John Kahrs, based on a screenplay by Audrey Wells, Alice Wu, and Jennifer Yee McDevitt. Fei Fei’s (Cathy Ang) late Mom (Ruthie Ann Miles) use to tell her the fairy tale of…

‘Rebecca’ Review- Headed To Manderley

Ben Wheatley takes the director’s chair for ‘Rebecca‘ an adaption of the romantic thriller novel of the same name by Daphne du Maurier. It was released in 2020 on Netflix. A young woman (Lily James) meets the wealthy widower Maxim de Winter (Armie Hammer), whose wife Rebecca died a year prior. After a whirlwind romance…