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Review: Last Vegas

— by ADAM DALE — A group of guys go to Las Vegas for a crazy weekend bachelor party filled with debauchery and (prescription) drugs — sounds familiar, right? Yes, “The Hangover” series immediately comes to mind when describing the premise for “Last Vegas,” but thankfully, t[...]

Michael Douglas to Receive Icon Award at Film Festival

The 22nd Annual Palm Springs International Film Festival (PSIFF) will present Academy Award winner Michael Douglas with the Icon Award on Jan. 13, 2011, followed by a screening of “Solitary Man.” The Icon Award honors a creative talent who, through the course of his or her career, has cr[...]

12 Clips from ‘Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps’

— by AMANDA KOEHLER — Just in case you’re not familiar with Oliver Stone’s 1987 classic “Wall Street,” let’s get you caught up: Michael Douglas plays Gordon Gekko, a corporate raider who thrives on greed and takes a young stockbroker (Charlie Sheen) under hi[...]

Under Review: ‘Solitary Man’

— by MARIUSZ ZUBROWSKI — I’ve been writing for It’s Just Movies since Oct. 1 and my first review for the site was one for “A Serious Man.” Since then, my success has sky-rocketed dramatically and I have expanded to other websites and you can now type in my name in Google and have[...]

Trailer Talk: ‘Solitary Man’

— by ROBERT DeFEIS — “Solitary Man” is a film about a guy who reaches a crossroads in his life and systematically destroys everything around him. That man is Michael Douglas, who plays Ben Kalmen, a former owner of a car dealership chain whose career and marriage were[...]

Trailer Talk: ‘Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps’

— by JASON EAKEN — Does the world really need a sequel to “Wall Street”? Given the struggling economy and the tangled executive paths and mentalities that helped bring that economy about … maybe we do need this movie! This is a sequel that almost seems provoked into existence by[...]