Posts Tagged ‘Richard Jenkins’

Review: The Shape of Water

— by RON WILKINSON — The month of December brings out the big guns. The biggest stars and the biggest screenplays. Unfortunately, most do not make use of the stars and the screenplay. “The Shape of Water” not only makes use of a perfect cast, it leverages that with a charming story o[...]

Review: Jack Reacher

— by ADAM DALE — While Tom Cruise has been a staple in the action genre for years, the aging star recently seemed to be slowing down his involvement in high intensity physical roles. However, if last year’s hit “Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol” proved anything, it’s that the 5[...]

Two Clips from Killing Them Softly

— by ALEXA MILAN — With surefire hits like “The Amazing Spider-Man” and “The Dark Knight Rises” still on the horizon, summer blockbusters are still at the forefront of most movie lovers’ minds. But once the summer season winds down, there are a few pretty in[...]

Review: The Cabin in the Woods

— by ADAM DALE — If anything could get genre enthusiasts and fanboys excited for a film it would be “Buffy the Vampire Slayer” creator Joss Whedon and Drew Goddard (“Cloverfield,” “Alias”) in a writing collaboration on a horror thriller. This is exactly what happened with “[...]

Under Review: ‘Friends with Benefits’

— by JESSIKA OWENS — The latest phenomena I’m seeing in cinema is that chick flicks can now be raunchy and funny and everything that they weren’t allowed to be in the past. Let’s face it, females are just as prone to talking about sex as their male counterparts, and wha[...]

Trailer Talk: ‘Friends with Benefits’

— by ADAM POYNTER — Alright, I’m just going to come out and say it. Yes, “Friends with Benefits” has basically the same premise as “No Strings Attached,” which was released earlier this year. Both films were shot during the same time last year and the female leads of each ̵[...]

Under Review: ‘Hall Pass’

— by ADAM POYNTER — Many actors and comedians are known for their wacky and sometimes daring performances in comedies, but very few directors have created as many phrases and iconic roles and scenarios in the last decade of comedy as the Farrelly brothers. They made such films as “Dumb[...]

Trailer Talk: ‘Waiting for Forever’

— by AMANDA KOEHLER — You moved away from your childhood best friend when you were 10 years old, and years later, you have the opportunity to reconnect with her. Will that friendship still be there, and can it develop into a romance? That’s what the jobless Will (Tom Sturridge of &[...]

Trailer Talk: ‘Hall Pass’

— by ALEXA MILAN — What if you had one week to do whatever — and whoever — you want? No questions asked, no consequences. That’s the question at the center of “Hall Pass,” the latest comedy from the Farrelly brothers. Rick (Owen Wilson) and Fred (Jason Sudei[...]

Under Review: ‘Let Me In’

— by ADAM POYNTER — Typically, people reading this review will either have seen (or at least have heard of) the Swedish novel or subsequent movie “Let The Right One In,” or they are intrigued by the trailers of “Let Me In” and have no idea it’s an American re-make. I am in betw[...]

Eddie Vedder’s Music Video from ‘Eat, Pray, Love’

Here is the official music video for Eddie Vedder’s song “The Long Road” from the soundtrack of the movie “Eat, Pray, Love.” The movie — which stars Julia Roberts, Billy Crudup, James Franco, Javier Bardem and Richard Jenkins — currently is playing in theaters.[...]

Five Clips from ‘Eat, Pray, Love’

— by AMANDA KOEHLER — Unless you have been too busy eating, praying or loving, you have probably heard of this Julia Roberts vehicle — the first film she’s carried by herself in years — based on Elizabeth Gilbert’s memoir of the same name. In the film, directed by[...]

An Update on ‘The Cabin in the Woods’

— by JEREMíAS MAGNAGHI — If an old man warns you not to go there… make fun of him. Little is known about “The Cabin in the Woods,” the horror flick directed by “Buffy the Vampire Slayer” alum Drew Goddard (also “Cloverfield’s” writer). The[...]

Under Review: ‘Dear John’

— by ALEXA MILAN — Anyone who sees a movie based on a Nicholas Sparks book should know exactly what they’re getting into: a sappy love story set on the beach in which the couple experiences a montage of happy moments and lots of drama-filled trials and tribulations that prevent[...]