Tag: woody harrelson

New Trailer: Zombieland: Double Tap — Official Trailer #1

ZOMBIELAND: DOUBLE TAP OCTOBER 18, 2019 DIRECTED BY: RUBEN FLEISCHER Official Synopsis: Columbus, Tallahasse, Wichita, and Little Rock move to the American heartland as they face off against evolved zombies, fellow survivors, and the growing pains of the snarky makeshift family. Starring: Woody Harrelson, Jesse Eisenberg, Emma Stone, Abigail Breslin, Bill Murray, Rosario Dawson, Zoey Deutch, Luke Wilson, Thomas Middleditch, Avan Jogia, and Dan … Read More New Trailer: Zombieland: Double Tap — Official Trailer #1

New Trailer: Midway (2019) — Official Trailer #1

MIDWAY NOVEMBER 8, 2019 DIRECTED BY: ROLAND EMMERICH Official Synopsis: The story of the Battle of Midway, told by the leaders and the sailors who fought it. Starring: Ed Skrein, Patrick Wilson, Luke Evans, Aaron Eckhart, Nick Jonas, Mandy Moore, Dennis Quaid and Woody Harrelson Screenplay By: Wes Tooke Cinematography By: Robby Baumgartner Music By: Harald Kloser Thomas Wander Edited By: Peter R. Adam Christoph Strothjohann … Read More New Trailer: Midway (2019) — Official Trailer #1

New Trailer: Venom – Official Trailer #2

“VENOM” October 5, 2018 Ruben Fleischer Official Synopsis: Following a scandal, journalist Eddie Brock attempts to revive his career by investigating the Life Foundation, but comes into contact with an alien symbiote that bonds with him, giving him superpowers as long as they share the same body. Starring: Tom Hardy, Michelle Williams, Riz Ahmed, Scott Haze, and Reid Scott Screenplay By: Scott Rosenberg Jeff Pinkner … Read More New Trailer: Venom – Official Trailer #2

New Trailer: Solo: A Star Wars Story – Official Trailer #2

SOLO: A STAR WARS STORY When “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” was being marketed, I found myself more excited with each passing trailer. Felicity Jones, who was already a favorite actress of mine, looked phenomenal in her leading role and I could not wait for her to knock that performance out of the park. However, with “Solo: A Star Wars Story,” Alden Ehrenreich … Read More New Trailer: Solo: A Star Wars Story – Official Trailer #2

2018 Oscars Challenge: [41] “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” – 7 Nominations

“THREE BILLBOARDS OUTSIDE EBBING, MISSOURI” Graham Broadbent, Pete Czernin and Martin McDonagh Director & Writer: Martin McDonagh Producers: Graham Broadbent, Pete Czernin and Martin McDonagh Cinematography: Ben Davis Editor: Jon Gregory Composer: Carter Burwell Distributor: Fox Searchlight Pictures Release Date: November 10, 2017 Run-time: 115 minutes FILM SYNOPSIS: Several months after the rape and murder of her teenage daughter, Mildred Hayes is so furious that … Read More 2018 Oscars Challenge: [41] “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” – 7 Nominations

New Trailer: Solo: A Star Wars Story – Official Teaser Trailer #1 & Official Super Bowl Ad

SOLO: A STAR WARS STORY Synopsis: During an adventure into a dark criminal underworld, Han Solo meets his future copilot Chewbacca and encounters Lando Calrissian years before joining the Rebellion. Starring: Alden Ehrenreich, Woody Harrelson, Emilia Clarke, Donald Glover, Thandie Newton, Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Joonas Suotamo, and Paul Bettany Directed By: Ron Howard Release Date: May 25, 2018 Studio: Lucasfilm Ltd. & Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures

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Oscars Watch: 2017 Philadelphia Film Critics Circle Awards

“Get Out” wins another one with Jordan Peele winning across the board with Best Director and Best Directorial Debut plus Best Screenplay. Daniel Day-Lewis wins for “Phantom Thread” while Sally Hawkins wins again for “The Shape Of Water.” Allison Janney wins another supporting award for her work in “I, Tonya” while Woody Harrelson wins his first supporting award, beating out Sam Rockwell who is … Read More Oscars Watch: 2017 Philadelphia Film Critics Circle Awards

New Trailer: Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri – Official Trailer #2

THREE BILLBOARDS OUTSIDE EBBING, MISSOURI Synopsis: Nine months after her daughter is raped and murdered, a woman (Frances McDormand) uses three billboards on the edge of her Missouri town to condemn the local police force for failing to find the culprit. Starring: Frances McDormand, Woody Harrelson, Sam Rockwell, John Hawkes and Peter Dinklage Directed By: Martin McDonagh Release Date: November 10, 2017 Studio: Fox Searchlight Pictures

New Trailer: LBJ – Official Trailer #1

LBJ Synopsis: Lyndon Johnson (Woody Harrelson) goes from being a powerful Senate majority leader to a powerless vice president before he becomes the president of the United States following the assassination of John F. Kennedy. The story centers around the political upheaval that Vice President Johnson faced when he was thrust into the presidency at the hands of an assassin’s bullet in November 1963. With … Read More New Trailer: LBJ – Official Trailer #1

New Trailer: The Glass Castle – Official Trailer #2

THE GLASS CASTLE Synopsis: Based on a memoir, four siblings must learn to take care of themselves as their responsibility-averse, free-spirit parents both inspire and inhibit them. When sober, the children’s brilliant and charismatic father captured their imagination, teaching them physics, geology, and how to embrace life fearlessly. But when he drank, he was dishonest and destructive. Meanwhile, their mother abhorred the idea of domesticity … Read More New Trailer: The Glass Castle – Official Trailer #2

New Trailer: The Glass Castle – Official Trailer #1

THE GLASS CASTLE || Fresh off her Academy Award win for her dramatic turn as a kidnapped mother in Room, Brie Larson enters into another emotionally toiling role in The Glass Castle, which is based on the 2005 best-selling memoirs of the same title by Jeannette Walls, to whom Larson plays the grown up version of. In the film and the memoirs, Walls recounts … Read More New Trailer: The Glass Castle – Official Trailer #1

New Trailer: War For The Planet Of The Apes – Official Final Trailer

WAR FOR THE PLANET OF THE APES || Emotions are running high in the final trailer for War For The Planet Of The Apes and Woody Harrelson, who plays the Colonel, even calls it out (“so emotional!”). Caesar and his band of apes come across a new threat, this time in the form of armed soldiers hellbent on wiping the ape population away. Where … Read More New Trailer: War For The Planet Of The Apes – Official Final Trailer

New Trailer: Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri – Official Red Band Trailer #1

THREE BILLBOARDS OUTSIDE EBBING MISSOURI || What feels like early Coen Brothers and not just because Frances McDormand (Fargo) stars as the lead, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri is that dark comedy that the Brothers were so naturally good at portraying. Director Martin McDonagh, (In Bruges & Seven Psychopaths) who also dabbles in the absurd dramas, delves into the story of a mother taking … Read More New Trailer: Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri – Official Red Band Trailer #1

Quick Review: Out Of The Furnace (2013)

OUT OF THE FURNACE BY CHRISTOPHER HASKELLDECEMBER 23, 2013 Tent-poled by an amazing cast, “Out Of The Furnace” is nothing if not an exercise in excellent casting choices. Say what you will, but Christian Bale is a huge draw. Even with his Batman days behind him, his Oscar-winning performance in “The Fighter” is enough proof to say he can get people in a theater … Read More Quick Review: Out Of The Furnace (2013)

Movie Review: The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (2013)

THE HUNGER GAMES: CATCHING FIRE BY CHRISTOPHER HASKELLNOVEMBER 24, 2013 Containing many of the same issues I had with the original, “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire” does take a step up from its predecessor. It delivers more suspense, a much better cast, and much stronger performances. One key aspect to focus on is that Jennifer Lawrence now has an Academy Award between this and … Read More Movie Review: The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (2013)

Movie Review: Now You See Me (2013)

NOW YOU SEE ME BY CHRISTOPHER HASKELLJUNE 1, 2013 “Now You See Me” takes you for a ride. Whether it’s a ride without bumps is up to your interpretation. Four magicians, known as the Four Horsemen, unveil a three-act, three-location show and turn out to be very successful bank robbers. The magicians use an “Ocean’s 11” model of sleight of hand and misdirection to … Read More Movie Review: Now You See Me (2013)

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Saturday Releases: The Hunger Games

AUGUST 18TH, 2012 Getting its own weekend release, “The Hunger Games” took no time getting a DVD release. Basically the start of the summer movies this year, it naturally becomes one of the first summer movies to be released for home entertainment. Starring Jennifer Lawrence as Katniss, who is entered into the kid-kill-kid battle royale (pun intended) known as the Hunger Games, this film … Read More Saturday Releases: The Hunger Games

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Proof Review: The Hunger Games (2012)

Release Date March 23, 2012 Director Gary Ross Screenplay Gary Ross Suzanne Collins Billy Ray Based On Novel By Suzanne Collins Distributed By Lionsgate Films Budget $78 million Adventure, Family, Science Fiction, Thriller Rated PG-13 for intense violent thematic material and disturbing images — all involving teens 142 minutes The Hunger Games For months I have circled around the idea of reading the series, … Read More Proof Review: The Hunger Games (2012)

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Proof Review: Management (2009)

Release Date May 15, 2009 Director Stephen Belber Screenplay Stephen Belber Distributed By Samuel Goldwyn Films Comedy, Drama, Romance Rated R for language 94 minutes Management Management is a low budget wonder with a borderline big budget cast. I am convinced that since her days on Friends, Jennifer Aniston can sell just about anything. She’s gorgeous yet adorable, witty and smart, and all the … Read More Proof Review: Management (2009)

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For Your Consideration 2011: “Rampart”

Regardless of what he is in, I am pro-Woody Harrelson. The man commands his roles with a precision unlike any other actors his age. Rugged and careless, frightening yet loveable, Harrelson is one of the best actors of our time, and one of the most underrated as well. In 2009, he was nominated for his supporting role in “The Messenger” and that was one … Read More For Your Consideration 2011: “Rampart”

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2010 Oscars Challenge: The Messenger

THE MESSENGER Up For: Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen Occasionally, the Oscar Challenge has helped shine a light on films that, for some reason or another, are glazed over by the local theaters and publicity as a whole. The Messenger was one of those films. Without much knowledge going into The Messenger … Read More 2010 Oscars Challenge: The Messenger