Posts Tagged ‘Ben Foster’

Review: The Contractor

— by BEV QUESTAD — James Foster (formidably played by Chris Pine) is standing at attention, expressionless, while a military board announces that he will receive an honorable discharge with no pension or healthcare. Later, we learn the special forces sergeant has been a heroic combatant [...]

Review: Leave No Trace

— by BEV QUESTAD — Hidden deep in Portland’s Forest Park, one of the largest city parks (5,100 acres) in the world, a man and his daughter live in a tent abutting a hill, cook under a tarp, and hide camouflaged in the damp, richly green forest. It is inescapably idyllic. They play ches[...]

Review: The Finest Hours

— by RON WILKINSON — In “The Finest Hours,” Chris Pine does a fantastic job playing the sheepish, but inwardly courageous, Coast Guard Bosun’s Mate Bernard “Bernie” Webber, who is stationed in Chatham, Mass., on Cape Cod. Bernie is a good man, but is haunted by [...]

Under Review: ‘Contraband’

— by LYNN TACKITT — Being a fan of action, adventure, drama, plots with a twist and Mark Wahlberg, I was looking forward to the actor’s latest movie. In “Contraband,” Wahlberg plays Chris Farraday, who has left behind his criminal past to raise a family. His brother-in-[...]

A Clip from ‘The Mechanic’

— by JOSUE SANCHEZ — “The Mechanic” is more than an assassin, he is a strategist. His job takes a lot of research and knowledge before actual “execution,” no pun intended. This is one of the aspects I loved about the original “The Mechanic,” which starred Charles Bronson.[...]

Trailer Talk: ‘The Mechanic’

— by JOSUE SANCHEZ — There are various words in Spanish that I have not successfully been able to translate to English. For instance the term “embuste” (literally translated means liar, but liar alone doesn’t quite cover it) or “paquete” (package or load).[...]