POSTED // Nov 15,2013 - Ron Woodroof (Matthew McConaughey), whose real-life story inspired Dallas Buyers Club, is a rough & tumble Texas oil-rig electrician, small-time hustler and big-time bigot when he learns in 1985
POSTED // Nov 8,2013 - Near the halfway point in 12 Years a Slave, Solomon Northup (Chiwetel Ejiofor)—a free black man in 1841 New York who was drugged, abducted, stripped of his identity and sold into Southern slaver
POSTED // Nov 8,2013 - Because that’s the way the American media works, you probably know Blue Is the Warmest Color as “that movie with the seven-minute (or “10-minute” or “20-minute,” depending on how hyperbolic the report) lesbian sex
POSTED // Nov 1,2013 - If I gave you the basic premise “four 70-ish-year-old guys spend a weekend in Vegas,” you could probably write a close approximation of what screenwriter Dan Fogelman actually did for Last Vegas.
POSTED // Oct 29,2013 - Sound design: It’s not often that it’s the make-or-break element in a theatrical production. But New World Shakespeare Company’s production of Macbeth feels like it’s being guided by someone who doesn’t realize
POSTED // Oct 25,2013 - We never learn the name of the grizzled yachtsman (Robert Redford) whose eight-day fight to survive on the open sea is chronicled in J.C. Chandor’s magnificently primal All Is Lost.
POSTED // Oct 18,2013 - Every year, during the Sundance Film Festival, it becomes kind of a defense mechanism for me to write as much as I can about a movie as soon as I’ve seen it; too many movies packed into such a c