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"All the Way" (HBO Films)

“All the Way” (HBO)
Directed by Jay Roach

Dear SAG Nominating Committee, When it comes time to put forward your choices for the voting body at large, please look at pieces of craft like Jay Roach’s sensational “All the Way”, instead of the drek you chose last year. 555 more words

TV Review

The Fighter (2010)

2016 #80
David O. Russell | 115 mins | streaming (HD) | 2.35:1 | USA / English | 15 / R

Oscar-winning true-story drama that relates the early career of boxer Micky Ward (Mark Wahlberg), a coulda-been-a-contender type held back by the training of his half-brother, ex-boxer turned drug addict Dicky (Christian Bale), and the management of his controlling mother (Melissa Leo), not to mention the cadre of harpy-ish sisters. 712 more words

4 Stars

Flight (2012)

A pilot whose skill saved the lives of most of his passengers when his airliner is forced into a crash landing finds himself facing prison if his alcoholism is discovered by a board of inquiry. 117 more words


Snowden (2016): Trailer

The story of Edward Snowden is well-known by now. The young federal government contractor took off for Hong Kong in 2013 with a huge trove of government documents, which he soon leaked to a group of journalists, exposing numerous U.S. 414 more words


Watch the Controversial, Yet Powerful First Trailer for Oliver Stone's 'Snowden'

The first full-length trailer for the long-awaited biopic thriller Snowden has landed. Directed by acclaimed director Oliver Stone, the film tells the story of Edward Snowden (Joseph Gordon-Levitt), the polarizing figure who exposed shocking illegal surveillance activities by the NSA and became one of the most wanted men in the world. 310 more words


Joseph Gordon-Levitt Discovers, Leaks, Runs, Hides, and Does a Silly Voice in 'Snowden' Trailer

The first full trailer for Oliver Stone’s political thriller, Snowden, was released today; it sees Joseph Gordon-Levitt doing all of the things we’d imagine Edward Snowden doing (with a funny and somewhat stiff hybrid of Snowden/Gordon-Levitt voice) if Edward Snowden lived in a somewhat Hollywood-ified version of Edward Snowden’s experience. 301 more words