Here is a movie that has a promising premise that could have been better pulled off if it was either structured differently or came out a decade earlier. The idea of competing magicians in Las Vegas is a good one, but The Incredible Burt Wonderstone does not quite have a script to really pull off [...]
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Sorry to reiterate the title, but Zero Dark Thirty is in fact a thrilling work of journalism come to life. This is not a film that relies on sensational action sequences to depict the hunt for Osama bin Laden, nor is it a film that eventually finds the wonderful Jessica Chastain eventually strapping on night [...]
Sean, Leah and Liz review Brad Pitt’s newest mob drama with an all-star cast. Starring Sean Wright, Leah Aldridge and Liz Manashil. Directed by Amy Taylor. Synopsis: Thieves rob a mob-backed poker games and make off with a load of cash. So professional enforcer Jackie Cogan,, is brought in to track them down. But as he digs [...]
So here is a movie about wiseguys dealing with a mob heist, presidential politics, and the American financial crisis. I have a feeling that some people are going to be upset with this film for not being what they expected. Regardless, Killing Them Softly is a sly, dark comedy-drama, with Brad Pitt in a wonderfully [...]
Believing that the lives of an everyday family would be relatable to Americans in a way that existing TV shows were not, filmmakers set out to chronicle the life of the Louds, a seemingly “perfect family.” Once filming began though, the strain in the Loud’s marriage, the ups and downs of raising five children, as [...]