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David Strathairn Joins Ansel Elgort, Chloe Grace Moretz in 'November Criminals'

David Strathairn has joined Ansel Elgort, Chloe Grace Moretz and Catherine Keener in Sacha Gervasi’s thriller “November Criminals” for Lotus Entertainment.

Gervasi is directing from Steven Knight’s screenplay, adapted from Sam Munson’s novel. 98 more words


The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel – Sonny (Dev Patel) is still his jubilant, distrustful, slapdash self. He and Mrs. Donnelly ( Maggie Smith) want to expand into another hotel. 116 more words

Dramatical Entertainment

Day-Lewis, Field standout in historical film directed by Spielberg

Original article as posted can be read here

There are few films that can handle the burden of great emotional and historical significance without veering into the realm of melodrama, but with the magical touch of director Steven Spielberg, one movie has been able to achieve this goal. 450 more words

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Godzilla review

Director: Gareth Edwards

Starring: Aaron Taylor Johnson, Elizabeth Olsen, Ken Watanabe, Bryan Cranston, Carson Bolde, Sally Hawkins, David Straithairn, Juliette Binoche

The King of the Monsters has been dormant for sixteen years after Roland Emmerich did for the Japanese icon what Joel Schumacher did for Batman but that horrifying franchise slayer allowed a Phoenix-like rebirth in 2005 with Batman Begins. 504 more words

Elizabeth Olsen

Godzilla (2014)

In all likelihood, this brand-new incarnation of Godzilla would have been met with far fewer expectations if director Gareth Edwards had never made Monsters. Edwards’ ultra-indie, incredibly well-crafted creature feature – in which he magicked up creepy monsters and special effects on his own computer – served as so impressive a calling card that he was drafted in to breathe new life into this giant monster who hails from Japan. 666 more words



It is better than the 1998 verison.  So, that is a positive.

It is pretty good actually. Godzilla looks right. He didn’t look right in the 1998 movie (this will be my last mention of that movie). 188 more words


Temple Grandin (2010)

“Temple Grandin” is a really interesting movie about a fascinating woman that allows us an inside look at an unknown world. This is a must-see for people struggling to understand loved ones with autism or for AS people themselves, because close family members will understand autism better and people on the spectrum might see themselves in the intrepid but troubled Temple. 466 more words