A misfire overall, Robin Swicord’s ‘Wakefield’ does boast an intriguing premise and emotional Bryan Cranston performance.
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Clint Eastwood’s ‘Sully,’ one of 2016’s better pictures, shows how stark and simple filmmaking can be used to powerful effect.
A lean, vigorous real world procedural, ‘Captain Phillips’ delivers the pressurized intensity, but not the urgency of its real world message.
Paul Greengrass high-seas hostage thriller ‘Captain Phillips’ has been announced as the Opening Night film at the 51st New York Film Festival!
Tom Hanks twinkles his eyes like Walt Disney in the new trailer for Disney’s ‘Saving Mr. Banks’, about the production of classic fantasy ‘Mary Poppins’.
‘United 93’ director Paul Greengrass looks to be back in real-life event thriller territory with the new trailer for ‘Captain Phillips’.
‘Cloud Atlas’ is a unique piece of filmmaking, suffering all the lamentable consequences of over-egged ambition with only a few of its treats.
Alex is joined by Film Misery contributor Justin Jagoe to talk about movies and manipulation on this week’s podcast.
Stephen Daldry’s latest effort is jam-packed with emotion and sentimentality, but fails to turn it into compelling melodrama.
The only thing about ‘Sleepless in Seattle,’ our first movie in our Romantic Comedy Marathon, that is more disturbing than Meg Ryan’s behavior is the fact that it all sort of works.
Brief reviews of ‘The Adventures of Tintin’ and ‘Angels & Demons’.
With ‘Larry Crowne’ opening this weekend I thought it was time for a little trivia about one of America’s favorite actors.
Top 50 Pixar characters, bad reviews for ‘Larry Crowne’, ‘Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy’ trailer…
Tarantino does spaghetti western, Oscar ratings fall, Unkrich presents Oscar to Pixar, ‘Larry Crowne’ clip…
Indie Spirit surprises, Hanks boards ‘Triple Frontier’, Animated and Live-Action Short finalists…
‘Extremely Loud’ could be a 2012 Oscar contender, new images from ‘The American’, trailer for ‘Inside Job’…
‘Toy Story 3’ is the best mainstream film so far in 2010. It might be best to leave the youngest ones at home, but definitely hire a sitter and get out to see this movie.
Grade: D+ After seeing Ron Howardâ€™s latest Dan Brown adaptation, Angels & Demons, Iâ€™m not sure what was more dizzying â€“ the constantly rotating camera or the random facts spewing from the mouth of Tom Hanksâ€™ protagonist Robert Langdon. The film was light on story and heavy on fluff and a sub-par effort from the […]
Review: C+ Buck Howard really is â€œgreatâ€ in the semi-autobiographical film from director Sean McGinly. The Great Buck Howard stars John Malkovich in the title role as a has-been celebrity mentalist who lights up the screen every time he shows up. The film as a whole is an average satire that has some very watchable […]