Hollywood Celebrates Mothers
Editorial

Hollywood Celebrates Mothers

I remember reading somewhere that the legendary two-time Oscar-winning actress Shelley Winters once commented that, as a woman, the only way to secure longevity in…

HAIL, CAESAR! The Coen Brothers’ Love Letter to Cinema [Blu-review]
Home Video Review

HAIL, CAESAR! The Coen Brothers’ Love Letter to Cinema [Blu-review]

The Coen Brothers’ latest is a love letter to the golden age of Hollywood. Hail, Caesar! folds in elements of satire and farce while offing up…

HAIL, CAESAR!: The Coens Deliver Aimless Laughs
Theatrical Review

HAIL, CAESAR!: The Coens Deliver Aimless Laughs

I’ve always firmly believed that every Coen Brothers movie has to be seen twice before its charms can fully set in. Burn After Reading and…

MAGIC MIKE XXL Box Office Alternative: THE INFORMERS Explores The Darkness of 1980s L.A.
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MAGIC MIKE XXL Box Office Alternative: THE INFORMERS Explores The Darkness of 1980s L.A.

Some movie pitches were born winners, plain and simple. The idea of putting Channing Tatum on a stage and having him take off his clothes…

MAGIC MIKE XXL: C-Tates & Company Make Even More Magic the Second Time Around.
Theatrical Review

MAGIC MIKE XXL: C-Tates & Company Make Even More Magic the Second Time Around.

A long long time ago – early 2012 to be precise – if you’d asked me my opinion on Channing Tatum, I probably would have…

Beautiful Art Direction Can’t Save a Damsel in Distress…A Video Review of JUPITER ASCENDING
Theatrical Review

Beautiful Art Direction Can’t Save a Damsel in Distress…A Video Review of JUPITER ASCENDING

This sci-fi epic will go down as one of the biggest misfires in the distinguished careers of the Wachowski duo. On the plus side, the…

JUPITER ASCENDING: An Epic Whiff from Wachowski Starship
Theatrical Review

JUPITER ASCENDING: An Epic Whiff from Wachowski Starship

Since radically impacting popular culture with 1999’s The Matrix, Andy and Lana Wachowski have proven themselves time and again to be some of the most…

FOXCATCHER: Beautiful, Distant, and Hollow
Theatrical Review

FOXCATCHER: Beautiful, Distant, and Hollow

There’s a chilliness at the core of Bennett Miller’s Foxcatcher that makes itself known from the first frame of the film onward, a stubborn refusal…

PODCAST: ‘Riding in Cars with Boy(s)’ -Ep. 108: FOXCATCHER
Podcast

PODCAST: ‘Riding in Cars with Boy(s)’ -Ep. 108: FOXCATCHER

Get Yourself Down To 22 JUMP STREET
Theatrical Review

Get Yourself Down To 22 JUMP STREET

    21 Jump Street seemed like a bad idea; a reboot/adaptation of an old TV show reeks of Hollywood lacking original ideas. Surprisingly, the…