Tag: robert redford

Movie Review: Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014)

CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE WINTER SOLDIER BY CHRISTOPHER HASKELLAPRIL 5, 2014 Over the weekend, you are going to hear the words ’70s espionage thriller tossed around quite a bit, to which I’ve already seen in about four reviews that I’ve read, and in all honesty, they are not wrong. “Captain America: The Winter Soldier” feels less like a Marvel superhero movie and more like a … Read More Movie Review: Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014)

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2014 Oscars Challenge: [33] All Is Lost – One Nomination

Steve Boeddeker and Richard Hymns “All Is Lost” is the epitome of sound design. With Robert Redford having a handful of lines throughout the entire piece, the film completely relies on the sounds surrounding the character, whether it be the waves crashing against the boat while Redford is down below in the living quarters, whether it be the growing storm around Redford and the … Read More 2014 Oscars Challenge: [33] All Is Lost – One Nomination

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For Your Consideration 2013: All Is Lost

J.C. Chandor is no stranger to the Academy Awards, having garnered a nomination for his writing work on “Margin Call”. Now he lands in the directing chair, bringing this one man show to fruition. Robert Redford stars as the sailor lost at sea after his sailboat hits a dropped freighter full of shoes. Determined to survive, Redford delivers one of the most powerful performances … Read More For Your Consideration 2013: All Is Lost

Quick Review: All Is Lost (2013)

ALL IS LOST BY CHRISTOPHER HASKELLNOVEMBER 3, 2013 Starring only Robert Redford, “All Is Lost” wastes no time settling the viewer into the lost at sea adventure that awaits. As Redford tackles a hole in his boat, giant waves from unbearable storms, and the loneliness that comes from being stranded by one’s self, director J.C. Chandor (“Margin Call”) explores the human psyche and the … Read More Quick Review: All Is Lost (2013)

New Trailer: Captain America: The Winter Soldier – Official Trailer

CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE WINTER SOLDIER // Just in time for the “Thor: The Dark World” release date in just a few weeks, Marvel reveals their next sequel’s trailer, “Captain America: The Winter Soldier”. With Captain America’s villain resting in his “deceased” best friend Bucky (Sebastian Stan), this new action film promises to be so much more, hinting at a political thriller on top of … Read More New Trailer: Captain America: The Winter Soldier – Official Trailer

Quick Review: The Company You Keep (2013)

THE COMPANY YOU KEEP BY CHRISTOPHER HASKELLAPRIL 18, 2013 Engaging and nicely cast, “The Company You Keep” has at least enough star power to keep the entire film interesting. Robert Redford directs and stars in this politically charged thriller, producing familiar faces around every corner and providing a template to any future inspirations to making an ensemble piece work out perfectly. Shia LaBeouf proves … Read More Quick Review: The Company You Keep (2013)