Where I Watched It: Paramount Plus English Audio Description?: Yes Matt Damon stars in this odd little film about a father from Oklahoma who basically upends his life and moves to France where his daughter (Abigail Breslin) is in jail for murder. However, their system is totally different, and she’s pretty close to being able to get out. Meanwhile, she insists she’s innocent, and there’s a guy that she believes killed the victim, if only Matt Damon can find him. In the meantime, he uses his Oklahoma dialect to entrance the French population, and make a friend, even fall in … Continue reading Stillwater

The Last Duel

Starring: Matt Damon, Adam Driver, Jodi Comer, Harriet Walter, and Ben Affleck. Directed By Ridley Scott Where i Watched it: HBO MAX English Audio Description Available?: Yes The Plot:What a hard movie to market. This story revolves around a knight (Damon), his former squire (Driver), and the titular duel that comes about after a dispute involving the rape of the latter’s wife (Comer). And it is set in the 1300’s, during the reign of Charles VI. What Works: I remember when this film was released theatrically in October, and it bombed. To be honest, I keep my ear to the … Continue reading The Last Duel

‘Behind The Candelabra’ hits record for HBO movies

Steven Soderbergh’s Behind The Candelabra logged 2.4 million viewers on Sunday, which is the highest viewership for an HBO original movie since 2004’s Something The Lord Made, which was seen by 2.6 million viewers. HBO’s last biopic, Phil Spector, starring Al Pacino, managed only 754K for its first airing, in comparison. Including the 11PM replay, Behind The Candelabra had a total of 3.5 million viewers on Sunday night. The Michael Douglas/Matt Damon movie is certain to be rewatched several times as it continues to steamroll competition on its way to Emmy night. Continue reading ‘Behind The Candelabra’ hits record for HBO movies