the company you keep
This week there’s a nice arrangement of releases with Olympus Has Fallen being the main one most people will definitely be buying!
Spring movies often get a bad wrap. Much like the fall movie season, these are typically considered cinematic leftovers. Spring films are seen as not good enough for Oscar contention, not blockbuster enough for the summer playground, and generally pretty skip-able. However, this year there are still plenty of quality
The first trailer for Robert Redford’s new political thriller The Company You Keep is online, and is looks like a Redford is back like he wasin his prime. The film follows a young newspaper reporter played by Shia LaBeouf. After the arrest of a Weather Underground suspect (Susan Sarandon), LaBeouf’s character goes on a mission to track down another at-large member of the American radical left organization played be Redford.
Politics: with the Republican National Convention hoopla happening right now, the Democratic National Convention taking place next week, and the Presidential election right around the corner, it’s all anyone can talk about. It makes sense that several Oscar-centric articles have focused on how the political atmosphere can affect an awards
Surprise, surprise: The Dark Knight Rises (already discussed) was the champion at the U.S. box office for a second weekend in a row, and neither of the new wide releases, Step Up: Revolution and The Watch, came close to ending its reign. Even when combining their weekend grosses, the dance