Tag: sean penn

New Trailer: The Last Face – Official Trailer #1

THE LAST FACE Synopsis: Wren is a physician and activist working in West Africa with the organization Doctors of the World that her dead father started so many years ago. She’s happy to lead the organization, but frequently finds herself negatively comparing herself to her father’s achievements. During 2003 Wren meets Miguel, a handsome surgeon that has also devoted himself to treating people from impoverished … Read More New Trailer: The Last Face – Official Trailer #1

Quick Review: The Secret Life Of Walter Mitty (2013)

THE SECRET LIFE OF WALTER MITTY BY CHRISTOPHER HASKELLJANUARY 3, 2014 “The Secret Life Of Walter Mitty” is a balance of memorable moments and sincere performances from most of the main cast, especially Ben Stiller and Sean Penn. Stepping into the director’s shoes, Stiller takes on double duty and does not disappoint, playing title character Walter Mitty, an easygoing daydreamer living a reserved lifestyle. … Read More Quick Review: The Secret Life Of Walter Mitty (2013)

Quick Review: The Game (1997)

THE GAME BY CHRISTOPHER HASKELLJUNE 29, 2013 With David Fincher at the helm, of course, “The Game” is dark, gritty, and engaging. The dark streets and even darker characters scream Fincher’s directing style and deliver a different take on the suspense thriller. Michael Douglas takes control of his spiraling name, Nicholas Van Orton, like no one else can, bringing shades of his Oscar-winning performance … Read More Quick Review: The Game (1997)

New Trailer: Gangster Squad – Official Trailer #1

GANGSTER SQUAD / Having almost gotten to see a cut of this film, there are few films I am more excited for than Gangster Squad. Set in 40’s and 50’s Los Angeles, this film stars an all-star crew that most assuredly will be nominated for some Academy Awards, including a villainous performance from Sean Penn and some impressive showings as always from Ryan Gosling, … Read More New Trailer: Gangster Squad – Official Trailer #1

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For Your Consideration 2011: “The Tree of Life”

More times than not, it is the films like “The Tree of Life”, which people have such a polarized opinions of, that actually end up being nominated for Academy Awards. The Terrence Malicks and Lars von Triers are some of the most imaginative and inspirational directors of our time, but often not understood, causing the love them or hate them reactions. “The Tree of … Read More For Your Consideration 2011: “The Tree of Life”