Movie Review: THE MAN WHO KILLED HITLER AND THEN THE BIGFOOT

THE MAN WHO KILLED HITLER AND THEN THE BIGFOOT | ©2019 RLJ Entertainment

Rating: Not Rated Stars: Sam Elliott, Aidan Turner, Caitlin FitzGerald, Ron Livingston, Larry Miller, Rizwan Manji Writer: Robert D. Krzykowski Director: Robert D. Krzykowski Distributor: RLJ Entertainment Release Date (theatrical and on demand): February 8, 2019 It may seem hard to spoil THE MAN WHO KILLED HITLER AND THEN THE BIGFOOT, seeing that two big plot points are in the title. However, while those events have weight and give the movie their shape, writer/director Robert D. Krzykowski is much more interested in the effect these have on the title character, Calvin Barr. Calvin is played in the film’s “present” (apparently […]Read On »

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Movie Review: A STAR IS BORN

A STAR IS BORN movie poster | ©2018 Warner Bros.

Rating: R Stars: Lady Gaga, Bradley Cooper, Sam Elliott, Anthony Ramos, Andrew Dice Clay, Greg Grunberg Writers: Eric Roth and Bradley Cooper & Will Fetters, based on a story by William A. Wellman and Robert Carson and on a screenplay by Dorothy Parker & Alan Campbell & Robert Carson, a screenplay by Moss Hart, and a screenplay by John Gregory Dunne & Joan Didion and Frank Pierson Director: Bradley Cooper Distributor: Warner Bros. Release Date: October 5, 2018 The new version of A STAR IS BORN proves that even the most familiar material can be great when done right. Bradley […]Read On »

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LAST MAN STANDING: Kaitlyn Dever chats about Season 5 – interview

Kaitlyn Dever stars as Eve Baxter on the ABC show LAST MAN STANDING | © 2016 ABC/Craig Sjodin

In the ABC half-hour comedy LAST MAN STANDING, now running on Friday nights in its fifth season, Tim Allen stars as Mike Baxter. Out in the world, Mike is a macho writer and sporting goods store owner, but his home life is filled with his wife Vanessa (Nancy Travis) and their three daughters. Kaitlyn Dever plays youngest Baxter daughter Eve. Dever has been acting professionally since age thirteen. She’s appeared in feature films including BAD TEACHER, J. EDGAR and SHORT TERM 12, and recurred as teenaged Kentucky marijuana entrepreneur Loretta McCready throughout the run of JUSTIFIED. On the LAST MAN […]Read On »

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Movie Review: THE GOOD DINOSAUR

THE GOOD DINOSAUR movie poster | ©2015 Disney/Pixar

Stars (voices): Raymond Ochoa, Jack Bright, Jeffrey Wright, Frances McDormand, Sam Elliott, Anna Paquin, A.J. Buckley, Steve Zahn, Jack McGraw Writer: Meg La Fauve, story by Peter Sohn & Eric Benson & Meg LeFauve & Kelsey Mann & Bob Peterson Director: Peter Sohn Distributor: Disney Release Date (theatrical): November 25, 2015 Pixar’s latest offering, THE GOOD DINOSAUR, gets off to a promising start, with a huge, fiery asteroid missing Earth 65 million years ago. Consequently, it’s dinosaurs that evolve into the dominant species, though mammals (including humans) do exist. Think of the possibilities! And then forget them, because THE GOOD […]Read On »

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JUSTIFIED: Actor Jacob Pitts talks the final season – Exclusive Interview

Jacob Pitts is Deputy U.S. Marshal Tim Gutterson | ©2015 FX/Robert Zukerman

At the end of six seasons, FX’s JUSTIFIED, adapted by Graham Yost for television from Elmore Leonard’s novella FIRE IN THE HOLE, is blazing its way into the sunset on Tuesday, April 14. For the entirety of JUSTIFIED, Jacob Pitts has played U.S. Deputy Marshal Tim Gutterson, arguably the most level-headed and laid-back member of that branch of law enforcement in Harlan County, Kentucky. Tim’s colleague Raylan Givens (Timothy Olyphant) is prone to disobeying orders and boss Art Mullen (Nick Searcy) is prone to getting exasperated, but Tim tends to roll with whatever is going on around him while still […]Read On »

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JUSTIFIED: Nick Searcy talks the final season – exclusive interview

Nick Searcy stars as Chief Deputy U.S. Marshal Art Mullen on JUSTIFIED | © 2015 Prashant Gupta/FX

As JUSTIFIED, now in its sixth and final season on FX, Tuesdays at 10 PM, closes in on its series finale, things have really gone all to hell in Harlan County, Kentucky. U.S. Deputy Marshal Raylan Givens (Timothy Olyphant) stood by astonished while his confidential informant Ava Crowder (Joelle Carter) shot her fiancé Boyd (Walton Goggins) and drove off with ten million dollars that Boyd had extorted out of big-time weed dealer Avery Markham (Sam Elliott). Now Boyd has escaped from the hospital, Ava’s on the run and Raylan is in even more trouble than usual. Meanwhile, Raylan’s erstwhile boss […]Read On »

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Graham Yost on JUSTIFIED – exclusive interview

Timothy Olyphant stars as US Marshal Raylan Givens in JUSTIFIED | © 2015 Prashant Gupta/FX

Back in 2010, JUSTIFIED premiered on FX. The series, about U.S. Deputy Marshal Raylan Givens, played by Timothy Olyphant, was developed for television by writer/executive producer Graham Yost from Elmore Leonard’s novella FIRE IN THE HOLE. A lot of awards (including acting Emmys for Margo Martindale and Jeremy Davies), backwoods crime and bullets later, JUSTIFIED is wrapping things up in its sixth season, Tuesdays at 10 PM. Raylan has been trying to catch onetime boyhood friend and current Harlan County crime boss Boyd Crowder, played by Walton Goggins, in a sting operation, but Boyd’s fiancée/Raylan’s informant Ava (Joelle Carter) had […]Read On »

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Movie Review: THE COMPANY YOU KEEP

THE COMPANY YOU KEEP movie poster | ©2013 Sony Pictures Classics

Rating: R Stars: Robert Redford, Shia LaBeouf, Julie Christie, Sam Elliott, Terrence Howard, Richard Jenkins, Anna Kendrick, Brit Marling, Stanley Tucci, Nick Nolte, Chris Cooper, Susan Sarandon, Jacqueline Evancho, Stephen Root Writer: Lem Dobbs, based on the novel by Neil Gordon Director: Robert Redford Distributor: Sony Pictures Classics Release Date: April 5, 2013 A movie that has in its cast Robert Redford, Shia LaBeouf, Julie Christie, Sam Elliott, Terrence Howard, Richard Jenkins, Anna Kendrick, Brit Marling, Stanley Tucci, Nick Nolte, Chris Cooper, Stephen Root and Susan Sarandon is obviously worth seeing, no matter its content or execution. THE COMPANY YOU […]Read On »

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