Posts Tagged ‘Liev Schreiber’

Review: Human Capital

— by RON WILKINSON — Uncorking a big one, emerging director Marc Meyers spins a dynamic web of stories and viewpoints. The performances are there, with the chemistry between Liev Schreiber, Marisa Tomei and Peter Sarsgaard steaming off the screen. Even so, the viewer has to pay close att[...]

Review: Chuck

— by RON WILKINSON — Nobody who saw director Philippe Falardeau’s award winning “Monsieur Lazhar” in 2011 would have imagined this. “Lazhar” was followed by two more touchy-feely up close and personal films about unique immigrant experiences. “Chuck,” which premiered at NYC[...]

The Top 5 Sports Movies of the Past Decade

— by LINDSAY OLSEN — In the world of film entertainment, few genres have the ability to inspire viewers as consistently as sports movies. From hockey to golf, filmmakers have managed to thrill audiences with stories of the resiliency of the human spirit and its ability to triumph over ad[...]

Review: Money for Nothing

— by BEV QUESTAD — “This is a scary movie and no one should see it.” These are the words of Mary Eterno, economics buff and go-to person for financial matters. Bill Fleckenstein (MSN Money) calls it “a horror movie for smart people.” In this info-doc producer/director Jim Bruce g[...]

Review: Goon

— by JOSUE SANCHEZ — When a movie starts with the words “Based on a True Story,” I have the unfortunate habit of trying to determine, or guess, what in the movie actually really happened, and what was simply made up for entertainment purposes. With the movie “Goon”[...]

Trailer Talk: ‘Every Day’

— by AMANDA KOEHLER — In “Every Day,” Ned (Liev Schreiber) is in the middle of a mid-life crisis. His ailing, drunk father-in-law (Brian Dennehy) comes to live with them and helps cause an even bigger riff between him and his wife (Helen Hunt). He just found out his 15-year-o[...]

Under Review: ‘Salt’

— by JESSIKA OWENS — Ah, “Salt” … my cholesterol has been through the roof in anticipation for this film. The marketing strategies have been fantastic, from the Facebook teasers, Twitter sneak peaks, to the Day X games. Finally, “Salt” is in theaters and I, [...]

Under Review: ‘Repo Men’

— by MARIUSZ ZUBROWSKI — It seems like heath care is an increasingly-heated debate among political giants, but this weekend, Miguel Sapochnik joins the dispute. Though it may seem unfair to target the first-time director for an almost complete misunderstanding of the health care system, [...]

Seven Clips from ‘Repo Men’

— by ALLISON HIGGINBOTHAM — There’s an argument that sci-fi movies are really just metaphors for the problems societies face today. If that’s the case for “Repo Men,” then we are in a bad state. In the society of “Repo Men,” people are given body parts on loan. If you can pay[...]

Trailer Talk: ‘Repo Men’ (Red Band Version)

— by JASON EAKEN — Here’s a fun game: watch the red band trailer for “Repo Men” below, then try to imagine what its normal preview might look like. Surprisingly difficult, right? I was letting my mind drift away, thinking about the recent influx of red band trailers and[...]