Movie Review: THE PROGRAM

THE PROGRAM | © 2016 Momentum Pictures

Rating: R Stars: Ben Foster, Chris O’Dowd, Guillaume Canet, Jesse Plemons, Lee Pace Writer: John Hodge, inspired by the book SEVEN DEADLY SINS by David Walsh Director: Stephen Frears Distributor: Momentum Pictures Release Date (theatrical and VOD): March 18, 2016 THE PROGRAM begins with a lone cyclist on a paved mountain road, clouds billowing to one side of the cliff as he determinedly pushes forward. This is a fitting introduction to seven-time Tour de France winner/disgraced athlete Lance Armstrong, as played here by Ben Foster. For those who weren’t paying much attention at the time, Lance Armstrong survived cancer in […]Read On »

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Movie Review: PHILOMENA

PHILOMENA movie poster | ©2013 The Weinstein Company

Rating: PG-13 Stars: Judi Dench, Steve Coogan, Sophie Kennedy Clark, Mare Winningham, Barbara Jefford, Ruth McCabe, Peter Hermann, Sean Mahon, Anna Maxwell Martin, Michelle Fairley Writers: Steve Coogan and Jeff Pope, based on the book THE LOST CHILD OF PHILOMENA LEE by Martin Sixsmith Director: Stephen Frears Distributor: The Weinstein Company Release Date: November 22, 2013 It’s helpful to go into PHILOMENA knowing that Martin Sixsmith, who wrote the nonfiction book THE LOST CHILD OF PHILOMENA LEE, and Philomena Lee herself are both real people. So (alas) are the conditions young, unmarried pregnant women were forced into in Irish nunneries […]Read On »

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Exclusive Interview: Colm Meaney is HELL ON WHEELS

Colm Meaney in HELL ON WHEELS - Season 1 | ©2011 AMC/Chris Large

On AMC’s new series HELL ON WHEELS, Sundays at 10 PM, American Civil War Confederate veteran Cullen Bohannon (Anson Mount) is on the trail of the people who murdered his wife. To that end, he takes a job with the Union Pacific Railroad, working on construction of what will be the first North American transcontinental railroad at the same time he seeks vengeance. The man in charge of this gargantuan rail expansion is Thomas “Doc” Durant, played by Colm Meaney. Durant may come across as a larger than life figure, but the man is a part of real American history, […]Read On »

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