Movie Review: SHIRLEY

SHIRLEY movie poster | ©2020 Neon

Rating: R Stars: Elisabeth Moss, Michael Stuhlbarg, Odessa Young, Logan Lerman Writer: Sarah Gubbins, based on the novel by Susan Scarf Merrell Director: Josephine Decker Distributor: Neon Release Date: June 5, 2020 SHIRLEY is one of those movies where the title character turns out to be a supporting player, albeit in this case quite a forceful one. Based on Susan Scarf Merrell’s 2015 novel, SHIRLEY deals with real-life writer Shirley Jackson, who authored THE LOTTERY and THE HAUNTING OF HILL HOUSE, to name two of her more influential works. Director Josephine Decker and screenwriter Sarah Gubbins introduce us to Shirley […]Read On »

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Movie Review: END OF SENTENCE

END OF SENTENCE movie poster | ©2020 Gravitas Ventures

Rating: Not Rated Stars: John Hawkes, Logan Lerman, Sarah Bolger, Andrea Irvine Writer: Michael Armbruster Director: Elfar Adalsteins Distributor: Gravitas Ventures Release Date: May 29, 2020 END OF SENTENCE is a gentle-feeling, quiet dramedy that’s mostly about family dynamics. Anna Fogle (Andrea Irvine) is dying of cancer when we meet her. She’s the one common bond between her husband Frank (John Hawkes) and their son Sean (Logan Lerman), who is doing time in an Alabama jail for car theft. Anna has passed by the time Sean is released. He doesn’t want anything to do with his father. However, Anna’s last […]Read On »

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Movie Review: FURY

FURY movie poster | ©2014 Sony Pictures

Rating: R Stars: Brad Pitt, Shia LaBeouf, Logan Lerman, Michael Pena, Jon Bernthal, Jason Isaacs, Anamaria Rinca, Alicia von Rittberg Writer: David Ayer Director: David Ayer Distributor: Sony/Columbia Pictures Release Date: October 10, 2014 FURY is set in April 1945, when the Allies were winning the war in Europe, but the Nazis were still fighting back furiously. The film takes its title from the nickname of a stalwart tank. A valued crew member has just been lost and is being mourned in various ways by his fellows: the tank’s top officer Sgt. Collier (Brad Pitt), religious Boyd Swan (Shia LaBeouf), […]Read On »

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Exclusive Photos from THE PERKS OF BEING A WALLFLOWER Los Angeles Premiere

Nina Dobrev, Emma Watson, Ezra Miller and Logan Lerman cardboard figure at the premiere of THE PERKS OF BEING A WALLFLOWER | ©2012 Sue Schneider

Summit Entertainment held the Los Angeles Premiere of THE PERKS OF BEING A WALLFLOWER recently at the ArcLight Cinerama Dome in Hollywood. THE PERKS OF BEING A WALLFLOWER is based on the best-selling novel by Stephen Chbosky, who also directed the movie. It is a modern classic that captures the highs and lows of growing up and is a moving tale of love, loss, fear and hope and the friends that help us through life. Logan Lerman was unable to attend, so the stars carried down a cardboard figure of him so he could be part of a group shot! […]Read On »

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Blu-ray and DVD picks of the week including THE DESCENDANTS

THE DESCENDANTS | © 2012 Fox 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 THE DESCENDANTS – This is the most cheerful film that you will see any time soon. In fact, if you are in a good mood and want to come out of it this is the film to see. George Clooney stars in this film about a real […]Read On »

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WonderCon 2011: What’s up with a PERCY JACKSON sequel? Even actor Logan Lerman doesn’t know.

PERCY JACKSON & THE LIGHTNING THIEF movie poster | ©2010 20th Century Fox

During the press event for THE THREE MUSKETEERS during WonderCon 2011, actor Logan Lerman commented on the prospects of a sequel to last year’s successful PERCY JACKSON AND THE OLYMPIANS. “I don’t know anything about it,” he says. “I haven’t heard anything but I’m excited about it.” Well, not a heck of a lot, but let’s hope they greenlight the sequel soon or Lerman’s going to be all grown up. CLICK HERE to hear Logan Lerman’s thoughts on his new film THE THREE MUSKETEERS CLICK HERE to check out all of ASSIGNMENT X‘s WONDERCON news and you can also follow […]Read On »

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WonderCon 2011: Logan Lerman says new THREE MUSKETEERS won’t be your father’s version

THREE MUSKETEERS teaser poster | ©2011 Summit Entertainment

During the press event for THREE MUSKETEERS during WonderCon 2011 in San Francisco, Logan Lerman, who plays D’Artagnan in the film, has been asked numerous times what will differentiate this version from the others that have come out over the years. “It is more contemporary, it is the untold chapter,” Lerman says. “They are looked at as the navy seals or the James Bond of the time. They have all sorts of gadgets and gizmos that have never been seen before in any version.” Lerman also notes that in addition to the gadgets and such, a number of futuristic vehicles […]Read On »

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Exclusive Photos: From the SOURCE CODE Los Angeles Premiere

Jake Gyllenhaal at the Los Angeles Premiere of SOURCE CODE | ©2011 Sue Schneider

Summit Entertainment held the Los Angeles Premiere of SOURCE CODE on March 28th at the ArcLight Cinerama Dome. Jake Gyllenhaal stars as Captain Colter Stevens, a decorated soldier who wakes up in the body of an unknown man and discovers he’s part of a mission to find the bomber of a Chicago commuter train. He soon realizes he’s part of a government experiment called the SOURCE CODE, a program that enables him to cross over into another man’s identity in the last 8 minutes of his life. With a second, much larger target threatening to kill millions in downtown Chicago, […]Read On »

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