I have often mentioned my fondness for what I call Granny Movies – Florence Foster Jenkins, Last Chance Harvey, et al – but Ford v Ferrari falls into a category of films I don't see all that often: Dad Movies. In fact it may be the quintessential Dad Movie, being above all a paean to cars, but also to middle-aged… read more!
Movies Directed by James Mangold (in alphabetical order)
An R-rated superhero movie. Who woulda thunk it? Well, Deadpool did, in 2016. As did Watchmen in 2009. Hell, you can go all the way back to Marvel's crappy non-starter The Punisher (starring Dolph Lundgren!) in 1989. Nevertheless, taking one of Marvel's most popular characters and plunking him into an ultra-violent, potty-mouthed thriller is a milestone. And audiences were clearly receptive: Logan was an instant hit,… read more!