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Trajan and Brandon follow-up on summer movies, break-up/folk horror film Midsommar, Marvel Cinematic Universe Phase 3 final film Spider-Man: Far From Home, and Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, Tarantino’s latest film.

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Through The Lens (Key Crew Behind the Camera) – Director Ari Aster. wrote and directed 2018’s Hereditary and short film The Strange Thing About the Johnsons. Cinematographer Pawel Pogorzelski has been working with Ari Aster since The Strange Thing About the Johnsons.

Casting Call (Casting Highlights) – Florence Pugh is the highlight of the film as trauma victim, Dani. Her boyfriend, Christian, is played by Jack Reynor. They are joined on their trip by Christian’s academic colleagues Good Place discovery William Jackson Harper as Josh, Swedish actor Vilhelm Blomgren as Harga native Pelle, and Will Poulter of The Maze Runner and Black Mirror: Bandersnatch fame as troublemaker Mark. 

Should You Watch –

Trajan’s score: 7.5/10

Brandon’s score: 8.5/10


Through The Lens (Key Crew Behind the Camera) – Director Jon Watts directed co-worte Spider-Man: Homecoming and several episodes of the parody news show Onion News Network. Several visual effects teams worked on the film, including Industrial Light & Magic and Sony Pictures Imageworks.

Casting Call (Casting Highlights) – A resurrected Peter Parker himself is portrayed excellently by Tom Holland. Also returning after the Blip is Zendaya as MJ/ Michelle, Jacob Batalon as Ned Leeds, Samuel L. Jackson as former S.H.I.E.L.D. director Nick Fury,  and Cobie Smulders as Fury’s right hand Maria Hill. Peter becomes involved with Quentin Beck, comics’ favorite Mysterio, played by Jake Gyllenhall. Shoring up the cast is Marisa Tomei’s Aunt May, Martin Starr’s Mr. Harrington, J. B. Smoove’s Mr Dell, Tony Revolori’s Flash Thompson, and Angourie Rice’s Betty Brant.

Should You Watch –

Trajan’s score: 9.5/10

Brandon’s score: 9/10


Through The Lens (Key Crew Behind the Camera) – Award Winning Prestige Director Quentin Tarantino is the writer and Director of a multitude of films including Pulp Fiction, Resevoir Dogs, Inglourious Basterds, Django Unchained, Kill Bill: Volumes 1 and 2, and The Hateful Eight. Cinematography is by Tarantino collaborator Robert Richardson, who worked with Martin Scorsese on The Aviator, Shutter Island, and Hugo.

Casting Call (Casting Highlights) – Leonardo DiCaprio and Brad Pitt star as actor Rick Dalton and his stunt double Cilff Booth, respectively.  The film marks in their second Taratino films. Margot Robbie is actress Sharon Tate and Emile Hirsch is Jay Sebring, real-life victims of the Manson family. Margaret Qualley plays Manson family member Pussycat, based on a real member. Other Manson family members are played by Austin Butler as Charles “Tex” Watson, Dakota Fanning as Lynette “Squeaky” Fromme, Mikey Madison as Susan Atkins, and Maya Hawke as Linda Kasabian. Dalton’s fellow actors include Lancer actor James Stacy, played by Timothy Olyphant, fictional child actor Trudi Fraser, played by Julia Butters, martial artist and actor Bruce Lee, played by Mike Moh, “The King of Cool” Steve McQueen, played by Damian Lewis. More frequent Tarantino collaborators Kurt Russell and Bruce Dern are featured in the film.

Should You Watch –

Trajan’s score: 8.7/10

Brandon’s score: 9/10

Midsommar (May 2019) : Directed by Ari Aster, Produced by B-Reel Films, Distributed by A24, Cinematography by Pawel Pogorzelski

Midsommar Trailer

Spider-Man: Far From Home (July 2019) : Directed by Jon Watts, Co-Produced by Marvel Studios and Columbia Pictures, Distributed by Sony Pictures

Spider-Man Trailer

Once Upon a Time in Hollywood (July 2019) : Directed by Quentin Tarantino, Produced by Columbia Pictures, Distributed by Sony Pictures

Once Upon a TIme in Hollywood Trailer

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