Mike Newell is a director I bring up far more than one might imagine given how widely underappreciated he seems to be. Though he may always be...
You couldn't shoot out of the gates any better, and The Longest Week is going to make life a lot easier for writer/director Peter Glanz, but that may be a "perfect world" statement. It's a film that is overflowing with talent and style, but it is equally lacking in that which draws large crowds to theaters.
Tasting Menu is a film that alienates almost everyone in its theory alone, just by refusing to have a plot that can be explained. For those who can tolerate a charming walk with interesting characters, who never really get anywhere, or do anything, this is one that you will fall in love with.
Edge of Tomorrow is as exciting and engaging as it is clever and thought-provoking, and is perhaps the perfect summer sci-fi effort. Cruise and Blunt are so good that you almost don't notice how good they are, and Doug Liman has another feather in his cap.