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Best Horror Films Series: The Cabin in the Woods (2012)

I can distinctly remember watching The Cabin in the Woods for the very first time in a fairly well attended screening. I was with my girlfriend at the time and it was a...

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‘LULLABY’ starring Amy Adams, Garrett Hedlund, and Richard Jenkins: Available on DVD July 29, 2014

Los Angeles, June 27, 2014 – ARC Entertainment brings you the heart-felt drama LULABY. Written and directed by acclaimed fine artist Andrew Levitas (Hellbent, Beauty...

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God’s Pocket (★★)

There’s no such thing as a bad performance from Philip Seymour Hoffman, and that’s true even when the movie surrounding the late actor isn’t up to par....

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IFC Films Picks Up U.S. Rights to John Slattery’s ‘God’s Pocket’

Read the Press Release: PARK CITY, UTAH (January 22, 2014) – IFC Films announced today from the 2014 Sundance Film Festival that the company is acquiring U.S....

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White House Down (***)

Once upon a time I didn’t care much for Channing Tatum. He appeared in terrible films and gave less than acceptable performances, and sometimes worse than that....

Killing Them Softly: A Future Appreciation

Last year I saw a number of great films that never got the attention that they deserved. Chief among them was Andrew Dominik’s Killing Them Softly, and with the...

SUNDANCE: ‘The Way Way Back’, ‘S-VHS’, ‘Sightseers’, and ‘A.C.O.D.’

As we close the book on our coverage of the 2013 Sundance Film Festival, I’m speeding up the pace a bit by grouping together some of my remaining reviews....

Jack Reacher (***)

Much like the title character, the film ‘Jack Reacher’ gets in, does its job, and gets out. Tom Cruise’s potential new franchise is a decidedly low...

Killing Them Softly (***½)

As angry as any film you’ll see this year, but also probably as entertaining at the same time, ‘Killing Them Softly’ is a movie that works on multiple...

New Trailer for Tom Cruise Action Film ‘Jack Reacher’

Tom Cruise stars as the title character in Jack Reacher, an action film that on the surface appears to steal the best parts of Drive, the Bourne films, and Taken. The...

Getting a ‘Liberal Arts’ Degree from Josh Radnor and cast!

On Monday I was invited to take part in a series of interviews with writer/director/actor Josh Radnor, Elizabeth Olsen, and Richard Jenkins in honor of the impending...

Liberal Arts (***½)

While I definitely enjoyed Josh Radnor’s first feature, I wasn’t prepared at all for the giant leap forward that he takes as a filmmaker with ‘Liberal...

Trailer for ‘Killing Them Softly’

Last night, a Trailer we’ve been waiting a while for finally dropped into our laps. Andrew Dominik made a gem the last time out with ‘The Assassination of...

The Cabin in the Woods (****)

You really shouldn’t be reading my review of ‘The Cabin in the Woods’ right now. Honestly, you shouldn’t be reading any reviews of ‘The...

Awards Profile: Killing Them Softly

Directed by: Andrew Dominik Written by: Andrew Dominik Cast: Brad Pitt, Ray Liotta, Richard Jenkins, James Gandolfini, Scoot McNairy, Ben Mendelsohn, Sam Shepard, Garret...

Norman (**)

Shot on a shoestring budget in Spokane, Washington, “Norman” is a film which overcomes some of the traditional trappings of an independent drama, dusts...