Review by Tres
Opening Line: It’s a good day to die.
In 1990 Joel Schumacher released through Columbia Pictures one of the original star studded casts in one movie: Flatliners. Kiefer Sutherland, Kevin Bacon, Julia Roberts, William Baldwin, and Oliver Pratt.
Kiefer Sutherland had recently drawn attention to himself in Stand By Me, The Lost Boys, and Young Guns and currently the star of 24.
On Super Bowl Sunday, while most Americans were anticipating the big game later that night, the film industry lost one of its best actors. Philip Seymour Hoffman hadn’t quite reached the level of a household name, but my guess is most people would immediately recognize him. Most recently he appeared as Plutarch Heavensbee in The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, where he served as head game-maker for the Capital, but also as something of a mastermind behind the ensuing rebellion. He won an Oscar for his leading role in Capote, and earned 3 additional supporting actor nominations for roles in Charlie Wilson’s War, Doubt and The Master. He was able to be hilariously charming in Along Comes Polly and Twister, as well as disturbingly vicious in Mission Impossible III. He was without a doubt one of the best actors working in Hollywood. Continue Reading