Maybe it’s because if you’ve seen the trailer you don’t need to see the first 45 minutes of The Light Between Oceans, or maybe it’s just because it’s boring but I could barely keep my eyes open while watching The Light Between Oceans.
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The Girl on the Train is one of the most highly anticipated films of the year. Starring Emily Blunt, Justin Theroux and Rebecca Ferguson, it follows Rachel who, devastated by her recent divorce, finds herself imaging a perfect life for a couple she sees on her daily commute. When the woman disappears, there seems to […]
When an American U-2 pilot is forced to land behind the Iron Curtain, it falls to a Brooklyn attorney to negotiate his release. Bridge of Spies is the true story of James Donovan – tasked by the CIA to handle this near impossible assignment. Check out the trailer after the jump. Bridge of Spies will […]
If there’s a director around who understands both the horrors of war and how to entertain a family, It’s Steven Spielberg. His War Horse is as fine a family film as you’ll find – even as it doesn’t flinch from its darker moments.
One of the few consistently bright spots in the last few Shrek movies was the swashbuckling Puss in Boots. This eponymous film tells the tale of how he became the most feared cat in the land.
There are some producers whose stamp can be seen on a film regardless of who directed it [think Transformers – Steven Spielberg’s influence could be felt throughout, even above Michael Bay’s action sequences]. With I Am Number Four, it is Michael Bay’s influence that overrides D.J. Caruso’s direction in the final act – resulting in […]
The trailer to I Am Number Four has been released reccently and for those of you that are Sci-Fi fans, this is a film you’ll want to check out. Here’s the synopsis: Three are dead. Who is number four? DJ.Caruso (Eagle Eye, Disturbia) helms an action-packed thriller about an extrordinary teen John Smith (Alex Pettyfer) […]
Dinner for Schmucks is an American remake of a much darker French farce called Le Diner de Cons [loosely translated, The Dinner Game]. It is built around the idea that Tim Conrad [Paul Rudd] can win a promotion not because of a brilliant idea he pitches at a board meeting of Fender Financial, but by […]
I don’t know who made the decision to back The Curious Case of Benjamin Button as Paramount’s most likely Oscar® candidate, and to shuffle The Soloist to the spring release schedule where it will undoubtedly get lost among the spring blockbusters, but they definitely backed the wrong metaphorical horse. The Soloist is a film of […]
The story of how Po [Jack Black] becomes the Dragon Warrior – despite the skepticism of the Furious Five Masters, Crane [David Cross], Mantis [Seth Rogen], Monkey [Jackie Chan], Tigress [Angelina Jolie] and Viper [Lucy Liu] – is one of the year’s surprise hits, critically as well as at the box office. The film’s DVD […]
Confession time. I did not see Madagascar. Nope. The trailer did nothing for me – and I was thoroughly penguined out, in any case. Thus, you can imagine my surprise when the trailer to Escape 2 Africa actually caught my attention. Further, you can probably imagine my surprise when I sat through the film and […]