Posts Tagged ‘Luke Wilson’

Review: Miranda’s Victim

— by WILLIAM STERR — Patricia Weir is a shy, sexually inexperienced high school girl in Phoenix in 1963. She has a hectoring mother who is always after her to be prim and proper, and to be mindful of what the rest of society thinks of her. One late Saturday night, Patricia is on a [&hell[...]

Review: Gasoline Alley

— by WILLIAM STERR — Have you ever watched a movie and thought: “This wouldn’t be half bad if it wasn’t for that one actor”? (And especially when that actor is the draw for the entire movie?) Welcome to “Gasoline Alley” and Bruce Willis. I don’t know whether Willis is t[...]

Review: The Skeleton Twins

— by RON WILKINSON — Screened at the 40th Seattle International Film Festival, Craig Johnson directs “Saturday Night Live” alums Kristen Wiig and Bill Hader as estranged twins reuniting after 10 years of silence. “The Skeleton Twins” starts off with the twins simultan[...]

Trailer Talk: ‘Middle Men’

— by ADAM POYNTER — Paramount Pictures has released a new trailer for “The Middle Men.” Written and produced by George Gallo (“The Whole Ten Yards” and “Bad Boys”), we get a new dramatic comedy which looks a bit like ”Goodfellas,” “The People vs. Larry Flynt” and “B[...]

Under Review: ‘Death At A Funeral’

— by ADAM POYNTER — “Death at a Funeral” is a oddball comedy romp that takes place on the day an American family comes together to lay to rest a beloved father and husband. As bereaved family members gather together, distressing revelations, old arguments, inappropriate[...]

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

— by ROB COX — This clip for the upcoming “Middle Men,” is one of the longer film trailers you’re likely to see. At five minutes in length, it’s roughly double the average size of most modern trailers. Strangely enough, though, it works (and no, I’m not just saying that[...]

Trailer Talk: ‘Death at a Funeral’

— by ALEXA MILAN — It’s not uncommon for American filmmakers to remake foreign films, but Chris Rock’s version of “Death at a Funeral” arrives just two and a half years after the British original. It seems a bit soon, especially since the original film received a U.S. release. In[...]