Posts Tagged ‘Forest Whitaker’

Review: City of Lies

— by RON WILKINSON — A gangsta rap artist dies in a hail of bullets after a late night all-out party in L.A. Not so amazing. A few days later, an undercover L.A. cop kills another undercover L.A. cop in an apparent road rage incident. That is a story, and city detective Russell Poole thi[...]

Review: Southpaw

— by RON WILKINSON — This boxing tale splashes the latest hi-tech boxing sequences in front of the audience in no holds barred graphic violence, but the film is saved by one key performance. Twelve-year old-Oona Lawrence punches through the ordinary passive child role to put out some wor[...]

Under Review: ‘The Experiment’

— by MARIUSZ ZUBROWSKI — “The Experiment” is the type of the film that you watch when you’re just fed up with people in general. Its nihilist message will surely make you feel better about yourself because it just reinforces the belief that our fellow man is on the same scale as wi[...]

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[...]

An Extended Look at ‘My Own Love Song’

— by RACHEL COYNE — Remember when watching “The Last King of Scotland” and “Bridget Jones’s Diary” how you thought to yourself, “Golly, when are Forest Whitaker and Renée Zellweger going to get together for a movie”? Well, that wishful thinking has finally become a reality[...]

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[...]