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New Trailer: Birds of Prey — Official Trailer #1

BIRDS OF PREY: AND THE FABULOUS EMANCIPATION OF ONE HARLEY QUINN FEBRUARY 7, 2020 DIRECTED BY: CATHY YAN Official Synopsis: After splitting with the Joker, Harley Quinn joins superheroes Black Canary, Huntress and Renee Montoya to save a young girl from an evil crime lord. Starring: Margot Robbie, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Jurnee Smollett-Bell, Rosie Perez, Chris Messina, Ella Jay Basco, Ali Wong, and Ewan … Read More New Trailer: Birds of Prey — Official Trailer #1

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New Trailer: Doctor Sleep – Official Teaser Trailer #1

DOCTOR SLEEP NOVEMBER 8, 2019 DIRECTED BY: MIKE FLANAGAN Official Synopsis: Struggling with alcoholism, Danny Torrance remains traumatized by the sinister events that occurred at the Overlook Hotel when he was a child. He soon finds a new purpose when he forms a psychic connection with a girl who shares his shining ability. Starring: Ewan McGregor, Rebecca Ferguson, Cliff Curtis, Kyliegh Curran, Bruce Greenwood, Zahn McClarnon, … Read More New Trailer: Doctor Sleep – Official Teaser Trailer #1

Quick Review: August: Osage County (2013)

AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY BY CHRISTOPHER HASKELLJANUARY 14, 2014 Not surprisingly adapted from a stage play by Tracy Letts, who also pens the screenplay, “August: Osage County” is a character piece if ever there was one. Set in the Oklahoma home of Violet Weston for most of the run-time, the characters are simply allowed to blossom and mold in front of our eyes. Pulling apart … Read More Quick Review: August: Osage County (2013)

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One Minute Review: Jack The Giant Slayer (2013)

Release Date March 1, 2013 Director Bryan Singer Screenplay Darren Lemke Christopher McQuarrie Dan Studney Distributed By Warner Bros. Pictures Budget $195 million Action, Science Fiction, Thriller Rated R for brutal violence and language 114 minutes Jack The Giant Slayer Not nearly as bad as I expected it to be, “Jack The Giant Slayer” creates a fantasy world with kings and peasants, giants and … Read More One Minute Review: Jack The Giant Slayer (2013)

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One Minute Review: The Impossible (2012)

The Impossible One of the most powerful “based on a true story” films I have ever seen, “The Impossible” not only depicts an actual natural disaster with the brilliance and detail of the actual cataclysmic event, but does so in an emotionally engaging and entertaining way. Ewan McGregor and Naomi Watts both take their turns carrying the film and both display the deep emotion … Read More One Minute Review: The Impossible (2012)

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For Your Consideration 2011: “Beginners”

Having recently viewed “Beginners”, I am strongly behind this film getting some nominations at the 84th Annual Academy Awards. Among the directing and writing considerations, I would also love to see Ewan McGregor, Christopher Plummer, and Melanie Laurent all get nominations. Also, the Original Score definitely deserves some honoring. If you click the link provided for the Focus Features page, the score loops on … Read More For Your Consideration 2011: “Beginners”

Movie Review: The Ghost Writer (2010)

THE GHOST WRITER BY CHRISTOPHER HASKELLAUGUST 7, 2010 The unfortunate part of Hollywood is that personal problems usually garner more attention than the films being produced there. Roman Polanski had one of those years. Polanski’s Switzerland house arrest spoke louder than his new film, “The Ghost Writer.” The political drama proved less interesting than the international incident occurring behind the curtains. Born in 1933, … Read More Movie Review: The Ghost Writer (2010)