Molly’s Game

Film Title

Molly's Game

Synopsis

Molly’s Game is a movie based on the story of Molly Blum, a mother figure who ran high-stakes poker games.

Director

Aaron Sorkin

Cast

Jessica Chastain
Idris Elba
Kevin Costner
Michael Cera
Jeremy Strong
Brian D'arcy James
Bill Camp
Graham Greene

Molly Blum was not the wife of the fictional Leopold Blum in the unreadable book Ulysses, but a real-life Olympic skier. She was also a daddy-baiting, Freud-hating, and impossibly gorgeous savant with a strange, situational ethics moral compass. Instead of pursuing a career in law or another high-paying discipline, she decided to stick it to […]

Movies that Ruthless Reviews eagerly anticipates in 2018

Movies that Ruthless Reviews eagerly anticipates in 2018 2017 was a pretty good year for movies. Kevin covered the great, the guilty pleasures and the ugly movies in this thorough review. Team Ruthless also threw in their 2 cents, so we are now turning the page and are looking forward to more of the same […]

Bright (2017) Netflix

Film Title

Bright (2017) Netflix

Synopsis

Will Smith and his reluctant Orc Partner battle Magic, Police corruption and other evil forces

Director

David Ayer

Cast

Will Smith
Joel Edgerton
Noomi Rapace
Edgar Ramirez
Lucy Fry
Happy Anderson
Veronica Ngo
Enrique Merciano
Nadia Gray
Chris Browning

A lady friend of mine suggested that I watch Bright, the latest movie offering by Netflix. After seeing some of the professional reviews, I wondered what I had done to make her hate me. Some critics had panned it as the worst movie of 2017, which is a bold claim when you consider things like […]

The ABC’s of Christmas (2017)

The ABC’s OF CHRISTMAS (2017) Alcohol– Face it, whether it be the vilest Kosher Wine, Grandmas 90 proof eggnog or just the familiar handle of Jack Daniels, you cannot get through this period without it. Besides, its the biggest holiday of the year, so you can get hammered with a minimum of repercussions. Raise a […]

Seven Psychopaths (2012)

Film Title

Seven Psychopaths (2012)

Synopsis

No, this is not Star Wars.

Director

Martin McDonagh

Cast

Colin Farrell
Sam Rockwell
Harry Dean Stanton
Christopher Walken
Tom Waits
Woody Harrelson
Linda Bright Clay
Abbie Cornish
Long Nguyen

Two of the best movies that I’ve reviewed at Ruthless are In Bruges and Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri. Both movies were written and directed by Martin McDonagh, a very talented screen-writer and movie director. When I realized that this genius had another movie floating out there, I rushed to my amazon store and purchased […]

A Tribute To Angry Grandpa: R.I.P. (1950-2017)

YouTube came into existence on April 23, 2005 and now has a staggering 1.3 BILLION users. Five billion videos are viewed every day. I am telling you what you already know, YouTube is huge. Angry Grandpa entered the YouTube world on June of 2010 and it was immediately obvious that he was fascinating and something […]

My Top 10 Favorite Christmas Movies

My Top 10 Favorite Christmas Movies Coopers Christmas– This movie is nowhere near one of the best Christmas Movies made, but it may very well be the naughtiest. The only reasonable way that I can describe this VHS film is the joy that a dog incurs when it eats its own vomit. Yes, it is […]

The Ten Worst Christmas Movies

I hope that most of you have seen my initial The Bottom Ten Worst Christmas Movies Ever that I entered a couple of days ago. This list will include 10 unique movies, but A Meowy Christmas will still take its rightful place. Some Christmas Movies are awful, but watchable because of their camp intrigue. The […]

The Bottom Ten Worst Christmas Movies Ever

Here at Ruthless we love to get reader mail. We especially love HATE MAIL, or even more…Whiney HATE MAIL. A few days ago I reviewed one of the most obscure Christmas Movies ever. I won’t even characterize it as a movie, it was more like a 6 year-old turned loose with an iPhone. Anyway, my […]

The Man Who Invented Christmas

Film Title

The Man Who Invented Christmas

Synopsis

A movie about the making of the greatest Christmas book ever written



Cast

Dan Stevens
Christopher Plummer
Johathan Pryce
Morfydd Clark
Justin Edwards
Annette Badland
Simon Callow
Valeria Bandino

The Man Who Invented Christmas It is no secret that I love to review Christmas Movies. I am especially fond of the Charles Dickens timeless classic A Christmas Carol, and have watched and reviewed most of the renditions. The Man Who Invented Christmas is not just another version of the Scrooge tale, but an actual […]