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Written and Directed By: Dan Gilroy

Starring: Rene Russo, Jake Gyllenhaal, Riz Ahmed, and Bill Paxton

This was quite delightful. Clever, creepy, and full of sweet car shots. 121 more words

Movie Reviews

Oscar Monday: Birdman takes flight

After taking the fall festival circuit by storm, whipping up a frenzy when it premiered at Venice (although the mad critical response has quietened somewhat into something more divisive than first indicated, but that’s hardly relevant if the film does well enough at the box office and with the Academy), as films with this much hype tend to do, hot Best Picture contender  389 more words


GONE GIRL and MAPS to the STARS: Director-Actor Movie Magic!


Two fantastic, 10/10 films that I’ve seen in the past two weeks offer some serious talent in front and behind the camera- David Cronenberg’s Maps to the Stars and David Fincher’s  533 more words

In the Supporting Actress Race, How Much Does Size Matter?

The old adage tells us there are no small parts, only small actors—but a background extra might take umbrage to that statement. Still, there is a long history of actors breaking out with a minimum of screen time. 597 more words


Oscar Monday - Halfway through New York

Even a week in Awards Season can change the race dramatically, dropping a film out of contention or introducing a new one during the slog of festival premieres, precursors and campaigning,  downfall and triumph, whittling down the selection until the ‘big show’ – the Oscars. 980 more words