Posts Tagged ‘Hilary Swank’

Review: The Homesman

— by RON WILKINSON — The opening scenes of “The Homesman” are as bleak as death itself. Parched plains, patched together clapboard houses, poverty so deep it rises up to greet you at the front door, and wind that never, ever, lets up. Tommy Lee Jones’ second feature film sh[...]

Trailer Talk: ‘New Year’s Eve’

— by ALEXA MILAN — A laundry list of big-name actors added up to a sub-par film in “Valentine’s Day,” but that isn’t stopping director Garry Marshall from having another go at a holiday-themed ensemble rom-com. “New Year’s Eve” takes the same for[...]

Under Review: ‘Conviction’

— by JESSIKA OWENS — “And the Oscar goes to …” Yes, folks, I have Oscar faith in “Conviction.” From start to finish, this film commands your full attention and I think it’s going to succeed at the next Academy Awards on both the acting as well as techn[...]

Under Review: ‘Amelia’

— by JOEL CRARY — Much like Amelia Earhart’s attempt at circling the globe in 1937, Mira Nair’s “Amelia” biopic about the pioneering woman pilot can’t quite make it. It lacks solid footing and never grounds itself. It takes an exceptionally dangerous profession and plays its[...]

Five Clips From ‘Amelia’

— by KATHLEEN COLLINS — One of the movies hoping to get noticed by the Academy Awards this year is “Amelia,” a dramatized biographical film based on the life of Amelia Earhart. The film chronicles the rise to fame of Earhart (played by Hilary Swank) and her relationship with [...]

Make a Reservation For ‘Amelia’

— by VANNA LAND — Entertainment Weekly has just released a new picture for the soon-to-be released biopic “Amelia,” based on the life of Amelia Earhart. The picture features Richard Gere as publisher-promoter George Putnam, whom Amelia eventually married, and director Mira[...]