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Labor Day (★★★)

Ever since it began screening at film festivals during the fall of 2013, Jason Reitman‘s latest movie Labor Day has gotten a pretty bad wrap. To be fair,...

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Second Trailer for Jason Reitman’s ‘Labor Day’ Drops

After Jason Reitman unvieled his special online only cut Trailer of his new film Labor Day to the world, it was just a matter of time until a more standard one hit for...

The Great Gatsby (**½)

Baz Luhrmann sure knows how to bring the bombast to his take on The Great Gatsby, but in the end he’s just the latest filmmaker to fail in his attempt to bring the...

Awards Profile: Labor Day

Directed by: Jason Reitman Written by: Jason Reitman, based on the novel by Joyce Maynard Cast: Kate Winslet, Josh Brolin, Gattlin Griffith, Tobey Maguire, Clark Gregg,...

New Trailer for Baz Luhrmann’s ‘The Great Gatsby’

After debuting a set of new posters, Warner Bros. has released a new trailer for Baz Luhrmann’s The Great Gatsby.  Opening in May 2013, Luhrmann’s film...

Weekend Openings: 11/2/2012

Forgive the obvious pun, but I’ve got my money on Ralph wrecking his competition at the box office this weekend to cap off a nice week of triumphs for Disney. ...

The Details (**)

I enjoy a black comedy as much as anyone, but I do require that there be a point to things. That’s an area where the well acted but hollow film ‘The...

DiCaprio, Maguire, and Hardy team up for anti-poaching drama!

More and more we’ve seen actors taking an interest in the behind the scenes/production process of film making. According to The Hollywood Reporter,Tom Hardy,...

Warner Brothers pushes ‘The Great Gatsby’ to 2013!

Big news has dropped today folks. Early on in the year ‘The Great Gatsby’ was thought by just about everyone to be gunning for a whole lot of Oscar love, and...

Tobey Maguire will be in Jason Reitman’s ‘Labor Day’!

One day, Tobey Maguire will be an Oscar nominee. He made a strong play for a nod a few years ago with ‘Brothers’, and while he doesn’t always pick...

The Amazing Spider-Man (*)

Remember the sheer joy on the face of Tobey Maguire as Peter Parker in the first Spider Man (2002) when he was discovering his powers, strength and agility, leaping from...

Oscar Circuit: “Let’s dance…”

It’s the first of the month.  Not only that, it’s the first day of the second half of the year.  Anybody else feel like that was fast?  Yet, here we are....

Re-visiting Gatsby (1974) Brings High Hopes Luhrmann’s adaptation

Francis Ford Coppola wrote the screenplay to the Jack Clayton directed film The Great Gatsby (1974), a banner year for cinema with some of the greatest films ever made....

First Look at Ang Lee’s ‘Life of Pi’

One of the great things about film festival and conventions is that even though everyone can’t attend, film studios always release tons of promo images for...

Awards Profile: Life of Pi

Directed By: Ang Lee Written By: David Magee (Based on Yann Martel’s Life of Pi novel) Cast: Tobey Maguire, Suraj Sharma, Gérard Depardieu, Irrfan, Tabu, Adil...

Awards Profile: The Great Gatsby

Directed by: Baz Luhrmann Written by: Baz Luhrmann and Craig Pearce Cast: Leonardo DiCaprio, Tobey Maguire, Carey Mulligan, Isla Fisher, Amitabh Bachchan, Joel Edgerton,...

Under the Circuit: Tobey Maguire

Place: Santa Monica, California Major Awards and Citations: Golden Globe Awards 2010: Nominee for Best Actor in a Leading Role- Drama for ‘Brothers’ Toronto Film...