Tag: Paul Giamatti

Straight Outta Compton: Rap supergroup featured in new biopic

Hollywood has struggled in recent years with developing a broad appeal for its critically popular staple of biographical films, dubbed “biopics,” despite large portions of accolades being heaped upon the genre which brought us Eddie Redmayne’s Oscar-winning portrayal of Stephen Hawking in the little seen “Theory of Everything.” For every Bradley Cooper and Clint Eastwood helmed “American Sniper,” there’s at least a half dozen … Read More Straight Outta Compton: Rap supergroup featured in new biopic

San Andreas: Destruction provides unintentional comedy

While “Aloha” can be considered a flawed movie, there’s no such redeeming for the latest disaster movie starring Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, “San Andreas,” a film which asks the question no one was asking: What happens if the San Andreas fault tries to rip apart half of California? The screenplay, written by Carlton Cuse, plays to every basic stereotype B-rate action and/or disaster movies … Read More San Andreas: Destruction provides unintentional comedy