US

THE GREEN ROOM

US
By Sameen Amer
Fri, 09, 22

Has received positive reviews from critics who praised the leads’ acting, the satire, and the homage it pays to teen classics....

THE GREEN ROOM

COMING SOON

Out this week

*Albums

* Songwriter by Richard Marx: Thirteenth studio album by the American singer; comes after 2020’s Limitless; includes the songs ‘Just Go’, ‘Same Heartbreak, Different Day’, ‘One Day Longer’, and ‘Shame On You’.

*Movies

THE GREEN ROOM

* Mr. Harrigan’s Phone (starring Jaeden Martell, Donald Sutherland, Kirby Howell-Baptiste) – horror, based on the Stephen King novella; a lonely boy (Martell) is shocked when he receives a response from his deceased elderly friend’s (Sutherland) phone.

* Luckiest Girl Alive (starring Mila Kunis, Finn Wittrock, Scoot McNairy) – thriller; a trauma makes a woman’s (Kunis) life fall apart.

* Hocus Pocus 2 (starring Bette Midler, Sarah Jessica Parker, Kathy Najimy, Doug Jones) – supernatural comedy, sequel to the 1993 film; three high-school students must work together to stop the Sanderson sisters who have returned to present-day Salem.

* The Good House (starring Sigourney Weaver, Kevin Kline, Morena Baccarin) – comedy drama, based on the 2013 Ann Leary novel; a woman’s (Weaver) life begins to unravel when she hooks up with an old flame.

* Dead for a Dollar (starring Christoph Waltz, Willem Dafoe, Rachel Brosnahan) – Western; a famed bounty hunter (Waltz) is hired to find a missing wife (Brosnahan) and must also confront his sworn enemy (Dafoe).

SPOLIGHT

Do Revenge

THE GREEN ROOM

Cast: Camila Mendes, Maya Hawke, Austin Abrams, Rish Shah, Talia Ryder, Alisha Boe 

Director : Jennifer Kaytin Robinson 

Tagline: I’ll do yours if you do mine.

*Black comedy; two high school students (Mendes, Hawke) make a plan to exact revenge on each other’s tormentors.

*Is loosely inspired by Alfred Hitchcock’s Strangers on a Train (1951), which was itself an adaptation of the 1950 novel of the same name by Patricia Highsmith.

*Has received positive reviews from critics who praised the leads’ acting, the satire, and the homage it pays to teen classics.

*Score composed by Este Haim and Amanda Yamate.

STAR

Kieran Kyle Culkin

THE GREEN ROOM

* Born on 30th September 1982 in New York City, U.S.

* Is one of seven siblings, including brothers Macaulay and Rory, both of whom are actors.

* Made his acting debut with a small part in his brother Macaulay’s film Home Alone (1990).

* Worked as a child actor before getting his career breakthrough in the film Igby Goes Down (2002).

* Has also appeared in films including Paper Man (2009), Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (2010), Margaret (2011), and No Sudden Move (2021).

* Currently stars in the hit HBO satirical black comedy drama Succession (2018 – present).

* Married Jazz Charton in 2013. They have two children: daughter Kinsey (born 2019) and son Wilder (born 2021).