Movie Review: JACK REACHER

JACK REACHER movie poster | ©2012 Paramount Pictures

Rating: PG-13 Stars: Tom Cruise, Rosamund Pike, Richard Jenkins, Werner Herzog, David Oyelowo, Robert Duvall, Joseph Sikora, Jai Courtney Writer: Christopher McQuarrie, based on Lee Child’s novel ONE SHOT Director: Christopher McQuarrie Distributor: Paramount Release Date: December 21, 2012 As modern star-driven thrillers go, JACK REACHER is pretty good. Tom Cruise stars as the title character, a former military policeman who went off the grid after leaving the army, only to surface when a fellow former soldier is believed to have gone on a shooting rampage The opening of JACK REACHER creates some stomach-churning tension, as it involves a sniper […]Read On »

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Movie Review: ANY DAY NOW

ANY DAY NOW poster | ©2012 Music Box Films

Rating: Unrated Stars: Alan Cumming, Garret Dillahunt, Isaac Leyva Writers: Travis Fine and George Arthur Bloom Director: Travis Fine Distributor: Music Box Films Release Date: December 14, 2012 It should be said upfront that this reviewer agrees completely with the underlying premise of ANY DAY NOW, which is that parentally fit gay people should be able to adopt children. In California, at least, the law seems to have caught up with this notion since the time the film takes place, which is 1979 through the early 1980s. Furthermore – and here the law has not caught up, though common sense […]Read On »

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Movie Review: HYDE PARK ON HUDSON

HYDE PARK ON THE HUDSON movie poster | ©2012 Focus Features

Rating: R Stars: Bill Murray, Laura Linney, Samuel West, Olivia Colman, Elizabeth Marvel, Eleanor Bron, Olivia Williams, Elizabeth Wilson Writer: Richard Nelson Director: Roger Michell Distributor: Focus Features Release Date: December 7, 2012 HYDE PARK ON HUDSON is the name of a real place, the country home in upstate New York where President Franklin Delano Roosevelt lived with his mother when he wasn’t in Washington, D.C. It’s pure coincidence that there’s another famous Hyde in the public consciousness – as in DR. JEKYLL AND MR. HYDE – but this movie has a sense of that second Hyde’s schizophrenia. When HYDE […]Read On »

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