Category Archives: Review

Hostiles Review

Hostiles

While watching any movie or documentary based on history, several questions arise. They may be found in our limited knowledge, preferences, or inclinations. This has also been the case for the movie Hostiles, directed by Scott Cooper, which was released in 2018. This movie was based in the late 19th century when the American-Indian wars […]

Crazy Heart Review: A Remarkable Commitment to Realism From Scott Cooper

“Crazy Heart” is a heartwarming film about second chances and finding happiness in the most unexpected places. Jeff Bridges stars as Bad Blake, a down-on-his-luck country singer who finds love and redemption when he least expects it. Scott Cooper’s film, Crazy Heart, is a beautiful ode to the American West, with stunning scenery and an […]

Black Mass Review: A True Criminal Masterpiece Starring Johnny Depp as Whitey Bulger

Black Mass

The notorious Boston crime boss James “Whitey” Bulger’s icy blue eyes stare out from the screen in Scott Cooper‘s “Black Mass.” Bulger’s gaze is calm and confident, like a jungle predator waiting for the perfect moment to strike. This calm composure extends to every aspect of how Depp portrays the role. Johnny Depp’s mesmerizing performance […]

The Best And Worst Scott Cooper Movies 2022

Scott Cooper Movies

Scott Cooper may not be a household name like Jordan Peele or Christopher Nolan, but he has directed five movies spanning several genres. From revenge thrillers to horror movies, Westerns to crime dramas, Scott Cooper movies have shown a willingness to explore new creative territory with each new project. This versatility makes him an underrated […]

Scott Cooper’s Out of The Furnace Never Became Equal to the Sum of its Parts

Scott Cooper Miami Out of the Furnace

Scott Cooper may be busy with Antlers and A Head Full of Ghosts, but we want to talk about Out of the Furnace, his 2013 film. Out of the Furnace was an action-thriller starring Christian Bale, Casey Affleck, Zoe Saldana, Willem Dafoe, and Woody Harrelson. The 2010 decade was an interesting time for Hollywood. The […]