So I’ve heard mixed things about the Mark Wahlberg, Russell Crowe and Catherine Zeta-Jones 2013 crime thriller, Broken City. Sadly, I missed the press screening when it was previewed in my area and I altogether missed the theatrical release so needless to say I was thrilled when I recently offered the chance to review the [...]
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Professional odds-maker Dink (Bruce Willis, the Die Hard franchise), is running a small-time sports gambling enterprise when a former stripper named Beth (Rebecca Hall, The Town) promises to help him score big… and turns his world upside down. With his connections and her knack for numbers, the lucrative business of sports betting will never be the [...]
Here’s one I missed seeing this year in the theaters, but I heard enough good things about to possibly warrant a Blu-ray viewing at home? What say you? With an all-star cast featuring Jude Law, Rooney Mara and Channing Tatum…how can you possibly go wrong? So May seems to be a big month for upcoming [...]
The tricky thing about discussing Steven Soderbergh’s latest and reportedly last directorial feature, Side Effects, is that the film is most effective if the viewer goes in knowing nothing about it. The marketing campaign (or at least the initial trailers) can be commended for being fairly ambiguous in presenting what is actually going on in [...]
When a new movie that stars Mark Wahlberg, Russell Crowe, and Catherine Zeta Jones comes out in January, some tend to wonder why. After having seen Broken City, the answer is clearer; it’s not a very good movie and doesn’t have much going on that would scream spring or fall release. This film has a [...]
Rachel, Liz and Brenna review this new drama starring Mark Wahlberg and Russell Crowe. Starring Rachel Appelbaum, Liz Manashi and Brenna Smith. Directed by Sean Wright. Officer Billy Taggart is disgraced after a high profile shooting. When the mayor hires Billy to investigate his wife’s infidelities, he sees a chance for redemption. But as he [...]
What do you do with a successful off-Broadway musical from 2005? You take it to Broadway. What happens after it’s a hit there? Why, make it a movie, of course! In its live production form, Rock of Ages debuted 7 years ago in Los Angeles and after eventually transitioning to Broadway, the much-heralded concept hit the big screen this past [...]