Posts Tagged ‘Matthew Goode’

Review: Official Secrets

— by RON WILKINSON — When a narrative fiction film is made based on a true story there cannot be a surprise ending. The viewer knows where the movie starts and where it ends. The fun is seeing how it gets there. Good supporting work helps, but in this flick Keira Knightley does it all. [[...]

Review: The Imitation Game

— by RON WILKINSON — Benedict Cumberbatch pounds out a fantastic performance as one of the greatest nerds of all time, Alan Turing, the inventor of one of the first digital computers. Although the computer itself, built in the legendary Bletchley Park encryption think tank, threatens to [...]

Trailer: Stoker

— by CHERRY BELL — After Wentworth Miller’s four-year stint as Michael Scofield on the hit television series “Prison Break,” fans haven’t seen much of him around excluding 2010’s “Resident Evil Afterlife” and 2012’s “Loft” and &[...]

A Scene from ‘Cemetery Junction’

— by JOSIANE OCHMAN — Co-written and co-directed by Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant, the clip for “Cemetery Junction” hints at a promising film-making career for the duo known primarily for their television work. The clip is self-assured in tone and dialogue. It features a[...]

Trailer Talk: ‘Cemetery Junction’

— by JASON EAKEN — For my money, Ricky Gervais is one of the funniest people on earth. His comic sensibilities make me feel at home with their painful discomfort and logical befuddlement about social norms. Teamed with Stephen Merchant, hilarious in his own right, the two have[...]

New Images Unearthed from ‘Cemetery Junction’

— by SEAN GERSKI — Ricky Gervais is one of those people who can make me laugh at just about everything he says (in a good way). He has a gift for making every word funny. Those who watched Gervais host The Golden Globes got a glimpse of that yesterday, but he is even better […][...]

Under Review: ‘Leap Year’

— by JOEL CRARY — Last year, my girlfriend and I stopped by Dublin on a trip across Western Europe. In addition to the inevitable carousing that took place in the city, we took the opportunity to visit Wicklow Mountains National Park, an area of sprawling, largely uninhabited green hills[...]

Seven Clips from ‘Leap Year’

— by ALEXA MILAN — What do travel mishaps, a beautiful foreign country and a handsome stranger equal? Another cheesy and predictable romantic comedy gracing movie screens during the first quarter of the new year. In “Leap Year,” Anna (Amy Adams) desperately wants her boyfriend Jeremy[...]

Two Clips From ‘A Single Man’

— by RACHEL COYNE — Is “A Single Man” a heartbreaking drama, or an overly-pretentious art piece? Judging from its silent trailer alone, it could go either way. Now, a pair of clips are available so we can continue to judge a movie we’ve never seen. In one, we get a look at[...]

Trailer Talk: ‘A Single Man’

— by RACHEL COYNE — “A Single Man” is an emotional drama that stars Colin Firth. And that’s about all I need to know to decide that I will eventually be seeing this. For those who need a bit more … Based on a Christopher Isherwood novel, “A Single Man” tells the story[...]

Trailer Talk: ‘Leap Year’

— by SEAN GERSKI — I know that romantic comedies are typically filled with cliché after cliché. In fact, I think a certain amount of the audience wants to see those clichés in a romantic comedy. Heck, at this point, some of them are almost ingredients in the recipe. Of course, you[...]