Bullet-ridden with clichés and a lousy script that wastes its talented cast, “Gangster Squad,” will have you wishing you remembered where you put your copy of “Casino” or “The Untouchables.” More
January 11, 2013
January 7, 2013
The 2013 movie season officially gets underway Friday. While “Zero Dark Thirty” was released on a limited basis to qualify for Oscar contention (a lame movie to me, but whatever), “Gangster Squad” is an actual new release. Here’s a few pictures.
November 26, 2012
New on DVD/Blu-Ray dark of the moon, Jordin Sparks, Josh Brolin, Lawless, Men In Black 3, ParaNorman, shia labeouf transformers, Shia LaBouf, Sparkle, Tom Hardy, Whitney Houston, Will Smith 2 Comments
November 6, 2012
In “W.,” Oliver Stone paints a portrait of President George W. Bush that is at times mocking, sympathetic, dynamic and revealing, but always entertaining.
Josh Brolin (“No Country For Old Men”) deserves a lot of the credit and his performance as the titular character should merit a Best Actor nomination. Stone starts and ends the film with Bush alone in a deserted baseball stadium, almost suggesting that for Bush — this is the one arena in life he’s happiest.
Through a series of flashbacks, Stone and screenwriter Stanley Weiser show Bush as a free-spirited, privileged never-do-well stuck in his father George Bush’s (James Cromwell, “24”) shadow who consistently tells W that he is disappointed in him.
After one of W’s drunken escapades, Bush Sr. chews him with one of the film’s best lines asking “What do you think you are? A Kennedy?” More
May 25, 2012
I probably wasn’t the only one not that excited about “Men In Black 3.” The 1997 original was revered, but its 2002 sequel was loathed so much that it took a decade to get the team – actors Will Smith and Tommy Lee Jones and Director Barry Sonnenfield — to suit up for another installment. More