Friday, February 23, 2024

Tag: Hong Chau

Asteroid City (2023)

Title: Asteroid City
Rating: PG-13
Directed by: Wes Anderson
Written by: Wes Anderson and Roman Coppola
Starring: Jason Schwartzman, Scarlett Johansson, Tom Hanks, Jeffrey Wright, Tilda Swinton, Bryan Cranston, Edward Norton, Adrien Brody, Liev Schreiber, Hope Davis, Stephen Park, Rupert Friend, Maya Hawke, Steve Carell, Matt Dillon, Hong Chau, Willem Dafoe, Margot Robbie, Tony Revolori, Jake Ryan, and Jeff Goldblum
Release Date: 6/23/2023
Running Time: 104 minutes

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What did you think of this film?

The itinerary of a Junior Stargazer/Space Cadet convention (organized to bring together students and parents from across the country for fellowship and scholarly competition) is spectacularly disrupted by world-changing events.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? No

Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No

Special thanks to Frank for this submission


Showing Up (2022)

Title: Showing Up
Rating: R
Directed by: Kelly Reichardt
Written by: Jonathan Raymond and Kelly Reichardt
Starring: Michelle Williams, Hong Chau, Maryann Plunkett, John Magaro, André Benjamin, James Le Gros, and Judd Hirsch
Release Date: 4/7/2023
Running Time: 108 minutes

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What did you think of this film?

A sculptor preparing to open a new show must balance her creative life with the daily dramas of family and friends, in Kelly Reichardt’s vibrant and captivatingly funny portrait of art & craft.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? No

Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No

Note: The credits play over an art student working on their project.

Special thanks to Gabe for this submission


Whale, The (2022)

Title: The Whale
Rating: R
Directed by: Darren Aronofsky
Written by: Samuel D. Hunter
Starring: Brendan Fraser, Sadie Sink, Hong Chau, Ty Simpkins, and Samantha Morton
Release Date: 12/9/2022
Running Time: 117 minutes

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What did you think of this film?

The story of a reclusive English teacher who attempts to reconnect with his estranged teenage daughter.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? No

Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No

Dedication: For Charlotte and Abe

Special thanks to Michael for this submission


Menu, The (2022)

Title: The Menu
Rating: R
Directed by: Mark Mylod
Written by: Seth Reiss and Will Tracy
Starring: Ralph Fiennes, Anya Taylor-Joy, Nicholas Hoult, Hong Chau, Janet McTeer, Reed Birney, Judith Light, Paul Adelstein, Aimee Carrero, Arturo Castro, Rob Yang, Mark St. Cyr, and John Leguizamo
Release Date: 11/18/2022
Running Time: 106 minutes

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What did you think of this film?

A couple, Margot (Anya Taylor-Joy) and Tyler (Nicholas Hoult), travel to a coastal island in the Pacific Northwest to eat at an exclusive restaurant, Hawthorn, where the reclusive, globally celebrated Chef Julian Slowik (Ralph Fiennes) has prepared a lavish tasting menu for select special guests. Joining the couple are three young, already inebriated tech bros, Bryce (Rob Yang), Soren (Arturo Castro) and Dave (Mark St. Cyr), an older wealthy couple and repeat clients, Anne and Richard (Judith Light and Reed Birney), renowned restaurant critic Lillian Bloom (Janet McTeer) and her slavish magazine editor Ted (Paul Adelstein), and a famous middle-aged movie star (John Leguizamo) with his assistant Felicity (Aimee Carrero). Hosted by the immaculately dressed front of house staff led by general Elsa (Hong Chau), the evening unfolds with increasing tension at each of the guest tables as secrets are revealed and unexpected courses are served. With wild and violent events occurring, Slowik’s motivation begins to rattle the diners as it becomes increasingly apparent that his elaborate menu is designed to catalyze to a shocking finale.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? No

Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No

Special thanks to Javier and Frank for this submission


Downsizing (2017)

Title: Downsizing
Rating: R
Directed by: Alexander Payne
Written by: Alexander Payne, and Jim Taylor
Starring: Matt Damon, Christoph Waltz, Hong Chau, and Kristen Wiig
Release Date: 12/22/2017
Running Time: 135 minutes

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What did you think of this film?
Downsizing imagines what might happen if, as a solution to over-population, Norwegian scientists discover how to shrink humans to five inches tall and propose a 200-year global transition from big to small. People soon realize how much further money goes in a miniaturized world, and with the promise of a better life, everyman Paul Safranek (Matt Damon) and wife Audrey (Kristen Wiig) decide to abandon their stressed lives in Omaha in order to get small and move to a new downsized community — a choice that triggers life-changing adventures.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? No

Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No

Dedication: for George

Special thanks to Kaelaine for this submission


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