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Review: The Old Man and the Gun

— by RON WILKINSON — An actor with a career of the monumental success of Robert Redford has a lot of good work on which to expand. The old fashioned flimflammery of “Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid” and its companion piece “The Sting” fit tightly with the genre of his latest m[...]

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 [...]

Reunited: Matt Damon & Ben Affleck

— by CHERRY BELL DAMASCO-FARRINGTON — The writers of “Good Will Hunting” have not worked together on too many projects since their debut as screenwriters for the Oscar-winning film. In the interim, the best friends have achieved plenty during their solo careers as award-winning actor[...]

Eight Clips from ‘Tower Heist’

— by ADAM POYNTER — Comedy can be a tricky thing, especially when it comes to an ensemble cast. The task of bringing the laughs is even more complicated when you take the harsh language out of it and go for a lesser than R rating. A new comedy getting ready to be released in […][...]

Under Review: ‘Tower Heist’

— by JESSIKA OWENS — Heist movies are some of the most fun and creative films that make it mainstream; that’s just how it’s been for as long as Hollywood has made them. I find it fascinating to see what writers come up with when it comes to these types of films, so naturally [...]

Trailer Talk: ‘Tower Heist’

— by CHERRY BELL DAMASCO-FARRINGTON — In a swanky high rise in New York City, with a highly-advanced security system, a rag tag group staff members conspire to steal $20 million and get payback from the man that defrauded them and stole their retirement funds. Ben Stiller is Josh Kovaks,[...]

Brad Pitt to Star in ‘Cogan’s Trade’

— by SHERICE ANTOINETTE — Pre-production began today for Brad Pitt’s latest flick “Cogan’s Trade.” Based on the 1974 crime novel by George V Higgins, the story revolves around mob enforcer Jackie Cogan. Other actors mentioned for this project are Javier Bardem, Mark Ruffalo, Josh[...]

Trailer Talk: ‘I’m Still Here: The Lost Years of Joaquin Phoenix’

— by AMANDA KOEHLER — Joaquin Phoenix is a talented, Oscar-nominated actor. But Joaquin Phoenix is also, well, quite an oddball. From asking a reporter on the red carpet if he had a frog in his hair to his infamously bizzare appearance on “The Late Show with David Letterman” [...]

Trailer Talk: ‘The Killer Inside Me’

— by ALEXA MILAN — People have all kinds of motives for murder — money, lust, jealousy, revenge. But sometimes, a person’s only reason to kill is just for the sake of killing. That’s what drives Lou Ford (Casey Affleck) in Michael Winterbottom’s adaptation of R[...]