Posts Tagged ‘George Clooney’

Under Review: ‘Up in the Air’

— by JASON EAKEN — Jason Reitman is the real thing. Though comparisons to the family patriarch may never go away, he has managed to effortlessly establish himself as his own entity. At 32 years old, he is one of the best filmmakers working today. More impressive than his age, he’s [...]

Three Clips From ‘Up in the Air’

— by RACHEL COYNE — In case you haven’t already had your fill of George Clooney with the recent releases of “The Men Who Stare at Goats” and “Fantastic Mr. Fox,” you have the upcoming comedy-drama “Up in the Air” to look forward to. In “Up in the Air,” Clooney is Ryan, [...]

Review: Fantastic Mr. Fox

— by MARIUSZ ZUBROWSKI — Wes Anderson has made a name for himself by directing films such as “The Darjeeling Unlimited” and “Bottle Rocket.” His brand of humor for the older demographic is his “whistle with the clicking noise,” but he plans to expand[...]

Fantastic Mr. Fox: Four Featurettes

— by MARIUSZ ZUBROWSKI — “Fantastic Mr. Fox” is turning out to be a film that both adults and children will love, with Rolling Stone even calling it a film that “deserves to be called groundbreaking.” Wes Anderson, the director of films such as “The Royal[...]

Under Review: ‘The Men Who Stare at Goats’

— by MARIUSZ ZUBROWSKI — There have been many films about the Iraq War era, most of them about the hardships of war, but earlier this year, the limited-release film “In The Loop” decided to do something different. Combining drama and comedy elements, director Armando Iannucci[...]

Four Clips from Fantastic Mr. Fox

— by RACHEL COYNE — I almost feel sorry for Wes Anderson (as sorry as anyone can feel for a wildly successful, well-regarded, wealthy artist). When I first heard about his adaptation of Roald Dahl’s classic novel and saw the first images of the animation style he was using, I was[...]

Three Clips From ‘The Men Who Stare At Goats’

— by SEAN GERSKI — Starring George Clooney, Ewan McGregor, Kevin Spacey and Jeff Bridges, “The Men Who Stare At Goats” features a top-notch cast and a delightful sense of humor. It is definitely high up on my list of must-see movies yet to come out in 2009. Directed by Grant Heslov, [...]

The Dude Abides in ‘The Men Who Stare at Goats’

— by RACHEL COYNE — When watching “The Big Lebowski,” have you ever wondered what the Dude would be like in the Army? Well who hasn’t?! “The Men Who Stare at Goats” takes a comical look at the Iraq war by focusing on a very select U.S. battalion with one very special goal: To[...]

Six Scenes from Fantastic Mr. Fox

— by ALEXA MILAN — First Spike Jonze took on a children’s literary classic with “Where the Wild Things Are,” and this Thanksgiving Wes Anderson follows suit with “Fantastic Mr. Fox.” Based on the novel by Roald Dahl, this stop-motion animation film tells[...]

Go ‘Up in the Air’ with George Clooney

— by ALEXA MILAN — Jason Reitman’s “Up in the Air” was one of the most buzzed about films at Toronto this year, and this new clip offers a glimpse of the dramedy that is sure to be a major awards contender. The film follows the personal journey of Ryan Bingham (George Clooney), a[...]

They Are ‘The Men Who Stare at Goats’

— by KATHLEEN COLLINS — “The Men Who Stare at Goats” is very high on my list of movies that I want to see this fall. The film has a great cast and from everything I have seen, it looks like a good time at the movies. Starring George Clooney, Ewan McGregor, Kevin Spacey and[...]

Trailer Talk: Kevin Spacey Double Feature

— by JASON EAKEN — Kevin Spacey has two new movies coming out, and I want to be excited, I really do. But is there anybody who doesn’t think Kevin Spacey has been off his game lately? I know he’s been focusing on theatre @ the Old Vic in London, but come on. He has[...]

‘Up in the Air’ On the Move

— by VANNA LAND — The holiday season is always filled with some of the best and most acclaimed movies fighting for places in the crowded lineup at the box office — and this year is no exception. In fact, two George Clooney movies are right in the middle of the fray — with[...]

Fantastic Mr. Fox: Trailer

— by SEAN GERSKI — Not too long ago, a trailer was released for “Fantastic Mr. Fox.” It garnered mixed reviews. Now, a new trailer has been released and the feedback should be more positive. The movie is directed by Wes Anderson (maker of “The Royal Tenenbaums” and other fine ach[...]