Category: New Releases

Fury: A sign of good things still to come from Hollywood

If “Fury” is any indication of the direction cinema is headed for the rest of 2014, it’s a good time to be a film fanatic. Coming off the release of David Fincher’s terrific thriller “Gone Girl,” it was hard to imagine Hollywood providing any level of consistency in the quality of filmmaking heading into the final few months of the year, but the action … Read More Fury: A sign of good things still to come from Hollywood

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Gone Girl: Chilling tale makes great use of Affleck, Pike

That subversive grin smeared across Ben Affleck’s face has been plastered all over television and social media for weeks now as “Gone Girl,” the David Fincher adaptation of the best-selling Gillian Flynn novel, hit theaters at the beginning of the month. It’s a smart marketing ploy and an ingenious casting choice by Fincher to center his film around Affleck, whose natural charm mixed with … Read More Gone Girl: Chilling tale makes great use of Affleck, Pike

The Judge: Even Downey Jr., Duvall can’t figure out poor script

“The Judge” has a fantastic cast led by Robert Downey Jr. and Robert Duvall along with wonderful cinematography, so why is it so underwhelming? The fatal flaw in “The Judge” is in an uneven script from Nick Schenk and Bill Dubuque, the sum of which isn’t as good as its individual parts. A film about relationships blanketed within a courtroom drama, each element of … Read More The Judge: Even Downey Jr., Duvall can’t figure out poor script

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One Chance: A star-making film for actor James Corden

James Corden is going to be a big star. The 36-year-old Brit will soon take over for Craig Ferguson as host of CBS’ The Late Late Show and plays a sizable role in the musical “Into The Woods,” which opens in theaters Christmas Day. Movie goers can get an advance peek at one of Europe’s best kept secrets beginning Friday as Corden’s latest film, … Read More One Chance: A star-making film for actor James Corden