Big Miracle is a surprisingly honest and political tale of community that has a bunch of good performances in a compelling story of survival. [Read more...]
Something Borrowed is an abomination of a film that might look ok and feature competent acting; it’s just that they are trapped in a horrendous story filled with unlikable characters and completely unbelievable plot developments.
The plot follows Rachel whose best friend Darcy is getting married to Rachel’s old crush Dex. Rachel and Dex were study buddies back in law school and Darcy swooped in and started dating him after giving Rachel gave her the green light. Guess what happens next?
Sam Mendes quickly returns with his latest film which is the anti thesis to his previous Revolutionary Road and the results are a fantastic look at parenting filled with heart, humor, and soul all rounded out by fantastic performances from everyone involved.
Burt and Verona are in love, they are also having a baby, but they aren’t getting married either; and none of these things are really creating much of a problem either. The problem they really have is finding a home. The couple moved close to Burt’s parents because they wanted to be a part of their granddaughter’s life, or so Burt and Verona thought. When those plans go south the two endeavor on a road trip searching for a possible home for them to settle down in and they decide to head to places wear they know some family and friends are already in place. The trip takes them through a number of parenting experiences as well and it helps the couple formulate how they want to raise their family and shape their lives. [Read more...]
George Clooney’s latest directorial effort is a pretty entertaining affair, if you know what to expect going in. And what should you expect you might ask? The movie is a throwback homage to the screwball comedies of yesteryear and does an excellent job of capturing the spirit and fun of those films.
Set in the 20′s where college football was king to pro football’s washed up game and presentation, George Clooney play’s a lifer of the league, Dodge Connelly, who attempts to revitalize the all but failed league by signing college super star and war hero Carter Rutherford (John Krasinski) to play for the Duluth Bulldogs. [Read more...]