REVIEW: ‘The Ides of March’ (2011)

Grade: B After serving his first term in the U.S. Congress, a former Minnesota representative and friend of my grandfather once told him: “you may enter politics as an honest person, but you certainly won’t…

Of the Day – 08.31.11

Read of the Day: Read Guy Lodge's Venice Film Festival preview to see what good stuff the Lido has in store. [In Contention] News of the Day: A new Coen Brothers movie loosely based on…

VOTW: ‘The Canadian’

A comedy group has put-together an amusing spoof of George Clooney's The American appropriately titled "The Canadian." It starts really strong with a hilarious phone conversation, but the shtick gets old about half way through.…

REVIEW: ‘The American’

Grade: B+ In the opening shot of Anton Corbijn’s The American as the camera slowly approaches a snow-covered cabin with no music or audible sound effects, the feeling of isolation is immense. The serene environment…

Of the Day – 08.24.10

Read of the Day: The 7 most deadly inanimate objects in movies. [Topless Robot] News of the Day: The 2012 Oscar race may have found an early frontrunner with the announcement of the Tom Hanks…

Of the Weekend – 08.14-16.10

Read of the Weekend: The 20 most annoyingly overused songs in movie trailers. [Ranker] News of the Weekend: George Clooney will be playing Frank Sinatra and Angelina Jolie will be playing Marilyn Monroe in an…

Of the Day – 05.04.10

Read of the Day: T.J. Dietsch predicts the next movie reboots. [Topless Robot] News of the Day: Kick-Ass and Layer Cake director Matthew Vaughn is poised to direct X-Men: First Class. [Variety] Review of the…