All posts tagged "Susan Sarandon"

  • Snitch (***)

    Snitch is one of those films that you go in expecting one thing and get those judgments and preconceived notions blown to bits by a sharp screenplay,...

  • Weekend Openings: 2/22/2013

    As Awards Season draws to a close this weekend, new releases feebly hoping for some viewership are kept to a conservative minimum.  With no shortage...

  • Two Lead Contenders on Lionsgate Awards Plate

    When the Lionsgate Awards site went LIVE today and listed their slate of contenders involving Stephen Chbosky’s The Perks of Being a Wallflower, Fisher Stevens’...

  • Snippet Reviews

    Cloud Atlas (***½) Simply put, Andy and Lana Wachowski and Tom Tykwer’s Cloud Atlas is an allegory about love, freedom, and the connectivity of the human...

  • Arbitrage (***½)

    Arbitrage is a film that might seem like little more than a energetic, well acted film about the financial crisis, but underneath the surface is...

  • TIFF: Pleasant “Tiki,” Sarandon steals “Company,” and Watts isn’t enough for “Impossible”

    KON TIKI (***)…When I was 12 my grandparents gave me the book about Thor Heyerdahl, a 20th century photographer and ethnographer who in 1947 set...

  • Oscar Circuit: Resistance is Futile

    As Telluride and Venice ended and we sit in the heat that is the Toronto Film Festival, I’m updating Oscar Predictions slowly but surely.  Screenings...

  • Watch the Trailer for Robert Redford’s ‘The Company You Keep’

    As an actor, Robert Redford has been a part of a few of my favorite films of all time. From Butch Cassidy and the Sundance...

  • Robot & Frank (***)

    Though you can pretty much tell exactly where the film is going from early on in the proceedings, ‘Robot & Frank’ still manages to come...

  • Los Angeles Film Festival Diaries: Day Seven

    Day Seven of the Los Angeles Film Festival™ offered a little something extra aside from my usual screening adventures. For the first time since Clayton,...

  • Awards Profile: Cloud Atlas

    Directed By: Andy and Lana Wachowski, Tom Tykwer Written By: Andy and Lana Wachowski, Tom Tykwer Cast: Tom Hanks, Halle Berry, Hugo Weaving, Jim Sturgess, Susan...

  • Cloud Atlas will be unleashed on audiences this coming December!

    I have absolutely no clue what to expect with the film ‘Cloud Atlas’, a joint venture between the Wachowskis (Lana and Andy…formerly Larry and Andy)...

  • Jeff, Who Lives at Home (***½)

    I’ve always enjoyed the work of pseudo-cult filmmakers Jay and Mark Duplass. From ‘The Puffy Chair’ to ‘Baghead’ to ‘Cyrus’, they’ve gone from pioneers of...

  • Oscar Circuit: The Return of the Suffering Wife – Supporting Actress Predictions

    It begins.  2011 film year is behind us and we saw Octavia Spencer crowned Best Supporting Actress for her work in “The Help.”  As we...