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Sony Pictures Classics Picks Up ‘The Meddler’ with Susan Sarandon and Rose Byrne

NEW YORK (August 25, 2015) – Sony Pictures Classics announced today that they will theatrically release THE MEDDLER, starring Susan Sarandon, Rose Byrne and J.K....

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Watch the New Trailer for ‘ABOUT RAY’ starring Naomi Watts, Elle Fanning and Susan Sarandon

—————————- ABOUT RAY – In Theaters September 18...

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Tammy (★½)

Whatever happened to the Melissa McCarthy from Bridesmaids? You know, the Oscar nominated one who stole the show and tickled our funny bone…where has she gone? Is...

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New Trailer & Poster for ‘The Last of Robin Hood’

The Last of Robin Hood – In Theaters August 29th! —————————- Starring: Kevin Kline, Susan Sarandon, Dakota...

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, fantastic acting,...

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 of derivative...

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’...

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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 spirit...

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 a hauntingly urgent...

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 out on an...

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 are...

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 Kid (1969), to The Sting (1973), to All the...

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 off as a...

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, Anna, and...

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’,...

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 embark on the 2012...