POSTED // Jan 4,2013 - In the opening minutes of Promised Land, Steve Butler (Matt Damon)—a local representative for a massive energy company—awaits a meeting with a company boss as Butler is considered for a regional vice-president position.
POSTED // Jan 4,2013 - Yes: There are fair reasons to be frustrated with The Impossible, director Juan Antonio Bayona’s fact-based account of a European family trying to survive the devastating tsunami that hit Southeast Asia
POSTED // Dec 28,2012 - Somewhere along the line, the number 10 landed itself a really great publicist, with lists of the best and worst of anything locked into groupings that should make us pity that poor 11th-best anything.
POSTED // Dec 21,2012 - Les Misérables misses the power of its source material.By Scott Renshawscottr@cityweekly.netMaybe it’s not necessary for me to lay out my Les Misérables bona fides. Maybe it doesn&
POSTED // Dec 21,2012 - I have a dream that, one of these days, Judd Apatow (The 40-Year-Old Virgin, Knocked Up) is going to make a 100-minute comedy so tightly packed with great material that you’re not going to be able to breathe
POSTED // Dec 7,2012 - On a certain level, I suppose you can’t blame an annoying thing for being what it is. There’s no point in getting righteously indignant about a mosquito sucking the very life out of you
POSTED // Nov 30,2012 - Literary historical costume dramas: They’re all over theaters, especially during the awards-baiting fall and winter months. They fill their casts with great actors, place them in meticulously decorated rooms
POSTED // Nov 30,2012 - Writer/director Andrew Dominik’s heist thriller Killing Me Softly is set in 2008, during the height of the panic over the U.S. financial collapse and the run-up to Barack Obama’s election.