Set in 1970s Los Angeles, Shane Black’s The Nice Guys is, in turns, smart, funny and dramatic – just not consistently. And most its life comes from newcomer Angourie Rice as the thirteen-year old daughter of one of the lead characters.
Tag: Russell Crowe
Super Bowl Spot: Noah!
It seems The Bible didn’t tell us the whole story. Check out the Super Bowl spot following the jump. Darren Aronofsky’s Noah lands in theaters on March 28th.
Final Poster: Noah!
Noah: Prophet of God, Builder of the Ark, Axe-Wielding Action Hero. Darren Aronofsky’s Noah, starring Russell Crowe, floods theaters on March 28th.
Les Miserables: Victor Hugo Spawns Uplifting Christmas Movie!
Tom Hooper doesn’t kid around. As a follow-up to his Oscar®-winning The King’s Speech, he could have played it safe and done another smart, funny period piece or a family drama – or any number of equally small independent films. Instead, he chose to adapt the hit musical Les Miserables to film – and, despite […]
Les Misérables is full of Heart! Michelle’s Review!
Les Misérables is one of the most popular and longest running musicals of all time. In the DC area alone it has grossed over $53 million dollars in its numerous runs. On Broadway it has earned over $800 million dollars. Based on the Victor Hugo classic (At 1,400 pages it is one of the longest […]
International Trailer: Les Miserables!
Lots of new footage and – waddaya know – Russell Crowe really can sing! Les Miserables opens on Christmas Day.
MOVIE REVIEW: Robin Hood – Too Long; Too Grim and Too Much!
I can’t even begin to chart the historical inaccuracies of Robin Hood [which are the only things that Ridley Scott’s bloated origin story has in common with those Robins who have gone before] which makes all of the film’s efforts to evoke a real time and place kind of pointless. So Robin Hood is working […]
MOVIE REVIEW: State of Play – The Fourth Estate Under Siege!
When the murders of two men – one because his route to deliver a pizza made him a witness – and the death of a congressman’s assistant turn out to be linked, the congressman’s affair with the dead woman comes to light. This puts his investigation into PrivateCorp, providers of mercenary aid in the War […]
American Gangster: Oscar Bait Falls Way Short!!
“Frank Lucas was one of the biggest drug dealers in the history of America, a black man in 1973 that was worth about half a billion dollars, and no one knew it.” – Denzel Washington