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Liam Neeson is again a thinking-older-man action hero in Non-Stop —which is essentially Taken on a plane. This time, though, it’s an airplane being kidnapped as opposed to an overacting, obviously-not-a-teenager Maggie Grace being kidnapped.
While the Taken movies sort of stink, I enjoyed Non-Stop . It’s one...
Sirens (Thursday, March 6, USA), series debut: The network is touting Sirens —based on a British series of the same name—as an “edgy” and “unrestrained” comedy produced by Denis Leary, now moving from New York firefighters ( Rescue Me ) to Chicago EMTs. “Edgy” and “unrestrained” on USA is nowhere near wh...
I can’t deny the amazing acting work in this Best Picture nominee from the likes of Bruce Dern (an Oscar nominee), Will Forte, Bob Odenkirk and especially June Squibb (also an Oscar nominee). These performances are all wonderful.
What I can bemoan is the stupid, stupid story that propells that acting. ...
The picture that took home Best Picture honors at this year’s Academy Awards is based on the true story of Solomon Northup, a free black man living in upstate New York who was abducted and sold into slavery before the Civil War.
The film, fresh off its win of three Oscars, is being released on DVD an...
1. Gravity* (Warner Bros.)
2. Thor: The Dark World (Disney)
3. The Counselor* (20th Century Fox)
4. Escape Plan (Summit/Lionsgate)
5. Pulling Strings (Lionsgate)
6. Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa (Paramount)
7. The Best Man Holiday (Universal)
8. Captain Phillips (Sony)
9. About Time (Universal)
10. Dallas Buyers Club (Univer...
I’m always down for a good apocalyptic movie. Zombies, alien invasions and biblical raptures have made for some great film—yet no one has made a good, horrific nuclear-war movie in the modern era.
After the Dark takes an interesting premise—and botches the job. A philosophy professor (James D’Arcy) ma...