Diane Lane is PHENOMENAL in this. She delivers such a powerful portrayal of a mother who is dealing with the loss of her son. I am not sure where she was able to channel the raw emotion for many of her scenes. Kevin Costner is Kevin Costner. He is able
The gang reaches the end of Mad Men season 1, wherein Don is vulnerable, Peggy ascends, and Betty is oh so very sad.
The gang nears the end of Mad Men season 1, as more of Don’s past is revealed and Roger has a semi-eclipse of the heart.
This gang continues their discussion of Mad Men season 1, this time mostly about Pete Campbell and that chip-and-dip.
THE PLACE BEYOND THE PINES, the latest film by director Derek Cianfrance, is a poignant and haunting look at how fathers’ transgressions inevitably become their sons’ burdens. Starring Ryan Gosling, Bradley Cooper, Eva Mendes, and Ray Liotta, Pines also features Rose Byrne, Dane DeHaan, Emory Cohen, Mahershala Ali, and Ben Mendelsohn.
Director David O. Russell (Silverlings Playbook) has brought together a stellar cast for his latest project, a dramatic historical thriller. Picture feathered hair, bellbottoms, tape recorders, backroom dealings, double-crossing and a groovy soundtrack! Oh Yes! He’s working again with Jennifer Lawrence and Bradley Cooper while rounding out the cast with
The new Oblivion trailer is online, and it’s full of real-world drama. Directed by Joseph Kosinski the film stars Tom Cruise, Morgan Freeman, Andrea Riseborough, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, and Melissa Leo. Earlier this week we shared the Oblivion posters that gave us a good look at the Cruise, Freeman, and the apocalyptic devastation. Keep reading to check out the
Taking on the well-worn subjects of high school angst and drama, it would be easy for STRUCK BY LIGHTNING to feel trite and clichéd. But STRUCK BY LIGHTNING is not your average high school coming-of-age movie. It dares to be different from start to finish, and succeeds in being a funny and enjoyable dark teen comedy that pulls no punches about, well, anything.
There’s a scene in Promised Land — Gus Van Sant‘s Oscar-bait drama about rural America and fracking — where John Krasinski‘s character Dusty Noble explains the intricacies of fracking to a group of children before burning down a model farm to show why fracking is bad. It’s a visually powerful scene, which
One of the best things about television is the variety of content and subject matter that is available for consumption. It is so wide-reaching, there are so many channels, genres and series to choose from that pretty much anyone can find something they enjoy. Add to that options like Netflix and Hulu to get caught up on shows you may have missed or as an introduction to new series and there is no end to the possibilities for viewing enjoyment. As it turns out, television in 2012 is so varied that there was little to no agreement on any of our writers’ favorites.