Movie Review: GEMINI MAN

GEMINI MAN movie poster | ©2019 Paramount Pictures

Rating: PG-13 Stars: Will Smith, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Clive Owen, Benedict Wong, Linda Emond Writers: David Benioff and Billy Ray and Darren Lemke, story by Darren Lemke and David Benioff Director: Ang Lee Distributor: Paramount Release Date: October 11, 2019 GEMINI MAN is shot at 120 frames per second, rather than the conventional 24 frames per second. When Peter Jackson tried something like this, at 48 frames a second for 2012’s THE HOBBIT: AN UNEXPECTED JOURNEY, it gave the movie an unfortunate videotape look. However, the technology has clearly improved hugely since then. The combination of the 120 frames per second […]Read On »

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Movie Review: INTRUDERS

INTRUDERS movie poster | ©2012 Millennium

Rating: R Stars: Clive Owen, Carice Van Houten, Daniel Bruhl, Pilar Lopez De Ayala, Ella Purnell, Izan Corchero, Kerry Fox, Hector Alterio Writers: Nicolas Casariego & Jaime Marques Director: Juan Carlos Fresnadillo Distributor: Millennium Entertainment Release Date: March 30, 2012 With a preteen girl and a small boy both flickering between the real world and a scary figure who threatens to drag them elsewhere, INTRUDERS has notes from movies as diverse as PAN’S LABYRINTH and A NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET, while the suggestion that found objects can become deadly may remind some of BOOGEYMAN (the 2005 film co-written by Eric […]Read On »

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Exclusive Interview: Molly Parker has THE FIRM in her grasp

Molly Parker in THE FIRM | ©2012 NBC/Steve Wilkie

In John Grisham’s novel THE FIRM, as well as in the 1993 movie version, Mitch McDeere is a cocky young lawyer who gets on the wrong side of the sinister law firm that employs him. In NBC’s series THE FIRM, Saturdays at 9 PM, ten years have passed since those events, with Mitch (Josh Lucas), his wife Abby, played by Molly Parker, and their young daughter in Witness Protection during that time. When Mitch decides to resume his real life, he accepts a job with another big law firm, which may be even more malevolent than the one he fled. […]Read On »

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Blu-ray and DVD picks of the week including MONEYBALL

MONEYBALL | © 2012 Sony Pictures Home Entertainment

Your time is short. We know this. So in order to expedite your buying and Netflix decision making, we provide you with a list of the cool and not-so-cool titles coming out for movies, television and everything in-between. So put your feet up, grab some popcorn and check out this week’s selections. Movies MONEYBALL – Brad Pitt stars in this movie adaptation of the acclaimed book about how Oakland Athletics general manager Billy Beane was able to field a group of relatively unknowns and turn the team around into a winning franchise for a number of years. After taking the […]Read On »

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Movie Review: TRUST

TRUST movie poster | ©2011 Millennium Films

Rating: R Stars: Clive Owen, Catherine Keener, Liana Liberato, Jason Clarke, Noah Emmerich, Viola Davis, Chris Henry Coffey Writers: Andy Bellin and Robert Festinger Director: David Schwimmer Distributor: Millennium Films Release Date: April 1, 2011 Statutory rape – an adult having sex with a minor, even when the minor consents – is an illegal act that occurs far more frequently in reality that most people would like to acknowledge. It is deemed to be legal rape because, in the eyes of the law, a minor is incapable of giving informed consent – at age fourteen, for instance, an adolescent literally […]Read On »

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Exclusive Interview: CHUCK star Yvonne Strahovski plays spy games

Yvonne Strahovski in CHUCK - Season 4 - "Vs. The Masquerade" | ©2010 NBC/Byron Cohen

On CHUCK, the spy comedy/adventure/romance series now in its fourth season on NBC (and airing Monday nights), Zachary Levi’s title character, a relatively novice secret agent who still works at the Buy More, has finally proposed to his dream woman/spy mentor/partner Sarah Walker, played by Australian actress Yvonne Strahovski. As Chuck has been pining for Sarah since Season One, and they’ve gotten together and broken apart a number of times, what does this new turn of events mean for the couple? Strahovski gives us her views on this and other developments. ASSIGNMENT X: Chuck and Sarah are now engaged, but […]Read On »

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