In the highly anticipated sci-fi/time travel adventure LOOPER, a mob hit man is hired to fulfill a contract put out on…himself. Written and directed by RIAN JOHNSON, the film stars JOSEPH GORDON-LEVITT, BRUCE WILLIS, EMILY BLUNT, PIPER PERABO, JEFF DANIELS, PAUL DANO and GARRETT DILLAHUNT.
Chosen to open this year’s Toronto International Film Festival, LOOPER cast and [...]
It’s not even a glint in the eyes of most moviegoers, but Rise of the Guardians will receive the Hollywood Animation Award at the 16th Annual Hollywood Film Festival and Hollywood Film Awards. Chris Pine (Star Trek) is the voice of Jack Frost, one of several Guardians pitted against an evil spirit named [...]
Freelancers (Lionsgate, 96 minutes, R), released on Blu-ray and DVD in late August, is a cop drama headlined by Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson.
Malo (Jackson) is a man who, along with his two best friends Lucas (Ryan O’Nan) and A.D. (Malcolm Goodwin), joins the force. Still haunted by the killing of his NYPD officer [...]
Available this week on DVD, NATE & MARGARET is a charming comedy/drama centered on the quirky relationship between a 19-year-old film student and a 52-year-old struggling stand-up comic who find love and support in their odd but understandable friendship. Co-written (with JUSTIN D.M. PALMER) and directed by NATHAN ADLOFF, the cast of (slightly) familiar faces [...]
Arriving in theaters next month, STOLEN is the story of a convicted bank robber who tries to reestablish contact with his estranged daughter only to find that she’s been kidnapped by a former partner hoping to get his hands on the loot he mistakenly believes still exists. Directed by SIMON WEST from a script by [...]
It takes a lot to wake me up from my emotional slumber, but I applaud the Toronto International Film Festival (let’s just call them TIFF) for giving me my daily cup of cinematic Joe with the Official Trailer to Brian De Palma’s new film Passion.
The movie, which is an adaptation of Alain Corneau’s [...]
Arriving in theaters next month, END OF WATCH promises to be a gritty crime drama that centers on two Los Angeles street cops who find themselves in over their heads after a notorious cartel takes issue with a bust and the confiscation of a cache of money and guns. Written and directed by DAVID AYER [...]
Dane DeHaan is not featured in this article’s photo, since Lawless is the fictionalized account of the Bondurant brothers (Jason Clarke, Tom Hardy, Shia LaBeouf), moonshiners who, through intimidation and violence, refuse to compromise their burgeoning business in Franklin County, Virginia. I trolled through the PR online photos journalists were given to download, and [...]
Bradley Cooper’s easy like Sunday morning charm is evident from his work on the first two Hangover films, but none of that amiable demeanor exists in his upcoming drama The Words.
Opening September 7th, The Words centers on a talented but struggling writer (Cooper) who decides to plagiarize an author’s (Jeremy Irons) lost manuscript [...]
Although I am burdened with a blackened, existential heart, there is something that is drawing me to The Odd Life of Timothy Green. Once in a while, a family themed film (The Mighty) succeeds at pulling at my heart strings.
One reason I may actually catch The Odd Life of Timothy Green in theaters [...]