The Jungle Book | Review

By : Chris Hewitt Raised by a pack of wolves, man-cub Mowgli (Neel Sethi) is forced to return to his village when bloodthirsty tiger Shere Khan (Idris Elba) gets his scent in his nostrils. But getting there won’t be as straightforward as Mowgli hopes. ★★★ You can’t accuse Disney of timidity when it comes to mining…

Rate this:

‘Lovelace’ exploits the life of an unwilling porn star

‘Lovelace’ movie review by Karen Johnson Houston Film Examiner ‘Lovelace’ is a story that is as old as time. Girl runs away to escapes overzealous strict religious mother and falls into the arms of the porno industry. In 1972, ‘Deep Throat’ revolutionized the adult film industry. In fact, it is quite possible that the porno industry wouldn’t…

Rate this:

Movie review: ‘Lovelace’

BY ROGER MOORE McClatcthy-Tribune This film publicity image released by RADIUS-TWC shows Amanda Seyfried as Linda Lovelace in “Lovelace.” (AP Photo/RADIUS-TWC, Dale Robinette) ORG XMIT: NYET824   ‘LOVELACE’ Movie review Cast: Amanda Seyfried, Peter Sarsgaard, Sharon Stone, Chris Noth, Hank Azaria, Juno Temple, Robert Patrick At: Criterion Rated: R (strong sexual content, nudity, language, drug…

Rate this:

No, President Obama isn’t doing a cameo in ‘The Butler’

By The Reliable Source Given all the buzz about “Lee Daniels’ The Butler,” it’s really no surprise that one rumor had persisted: that President Obama was considering a cameo in the movie. The rumor sounded compelling: The film, based on a Post article by our colleague Wil Haygood and largely set during the years of the civil…

Rate this:

MOVIE REVIEW : Lee Daniels’ The Butler (2013)

MPAA RATING: PG-13 Reviewed by Chris Nashawaty EW’s GRADE B+ DETAILSRelease Date: Aug 16, 2013; Rated: PG-13; Length: 132 Minutes; Genre: Drama; With: David Oyelowo, Forest Whitakerand Oprah Winfrey; Distributor: The Weinstein Company Lee Daniels’ The Butler is an ambitious, sweeping period drama that manages to be incredibly affecting and feel as if the words ”For Your Consideration” are stamped across every frame. Inspired by…

Rate this:

Instant Trailer Review : American Hustle

The story of a con artist and his partner in crime, who were forced to work with a federal agent to turn the tables on other cons, mobsters, and politicians – namely, the volatile mayor of impoverished Camden, New Jersey.

Rate this:

Movie review: Populaire (M18)

By Yip Wai Yee My Paper Thursday, May 16, 2013 Rom-com/111 minutes Rating: 3/5 The story follows Rose (Deborah Francois), a sweet-faced country girl eager to make something of herself in the city as a secretary, a job described as “the symbol of a modern woman”. Either that, or stay in her village and marry…

Rate this:

Weekend Box Office – May 10-12 2013 – Studio Earnings Report

1. Iron Man 3 $72,400,000 http://goo.gl/zoMns 2. The Great Gatsby $51,100,000 http://goo.gl/oPQoE 3. Pain and Gain $5,000,000 http://goo.gl/Yj4aM 4. Tyler Perry’s Peeples $4,800,000 http://goo.gl/LXdzQ 5. 42 $4,600,000 http://goo.gl/xjkVX

Rate this:

THE GREAT GATSBY : TV SPOT – REVIEWS

http://youtu.be/UPap4nw4eVU From the uniquely imaginative mind of writer/producer/director Baz Luhrmann comes the new big screen adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s novel, The Great Gatsby. The filmmaker will create his own distinctive visual interpretation of the classic story, bringing the period to life in a way that has never been seen before, in a film starring…

Rate this:

Luhrmann’s The Great Gatsby’s Generational Gap

by Liz Smith Nothing succeeds like excess,” said Oscar Wilde. Alas, or luckily, Oscar never saw Baz Luhrmann’s latest interpretation of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s classic novel The Great Gatsby. Mr. Luhrmann has done the impossible — he has rendered Gatsby lurid, noisy and without soul. • Starring Leonardo DiCaprio as the mysterious Jay Gatsby, Carey Mulligan as the shallow…

Rate this:

Review: “The Great Gatsby”

‘The Great Gatsby’ review: A good ‘Gatsby,’ but a great DiCaprio By RAFER GUZMÁN There’s a lot to like about “The Great Gatsby,” Baz Luhrmann’s flashy, messy, manic adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s 1925 novel. That slim but thematically tricky little volume remains a captivating riddle, which may be why no filmmaker has created the “definitive” version. Luhrmann, the fourth…

Rate this:

Various Artists

The Great Gatsby: Music From Baz Luhrmann’s Film By JODY ROSEN This ain’t your great-grandfather’s West Egg. Jay-Z executive-produced this score, which infuses F. Scott Fitzgerald’s Jazz Age tale with the sounds of the hip-hop age. The result is an unusually diverting mixtape, with an all-star lineup: Beyoncé‘s “Crazy in Love” is here – in a jauntily jitterbugging cover…

Rate this:

‘The Iceman’: Chilling portrait of the evil that men do

Michael Shannon’s brooding performance as a merciless hit man is spot-on. by Claudia Puig A vicious hit man is at the center of the gritty crime thriller The Iceman (*** out of four; rated R; opening Friday in select cities). But almost as ominous as the sight of his throat-slittings and cold-blooded shootings is a scene in which…

Rate this:

MOVIE REVIEW : Don’t Bring Daddy to School for Vocation Day

‘The Iceman,’ With Michael Shannon as Richard Kuklinski by STEPHEN HOLDEN In “The Iceman” Michael Shannon’s mesmerizing portrayal of Richard Kuklinski, a notorious contract killer, has the paradoxical quality, peculiar to many great screen performances, of being unreadable and transparent. You can’t really see through Richard, whose pale-blue eyes take in the world from a face…

Rate this:

MOVIE REVIEW : The Iceman

by Chris Nashawaty EW’s GRADE B- DETAILSLimited Release: May 03, 2013; Rated: R; Length: 105 Minutes; Genre: Mystery and Thriller; With: Chris Evans, Winona Ryder and Michael Shannon; Distributor: Millennium With his chiseled-from-granite brow and harrowing, coiled-spring intensity, Michael Shannon is one of those actors who can make just about any movie interesting. And he has his work cut out for him in The Iceman, this…

Rate this:

Movie Review: The Iceman

by Marshall Fine It seems startling to me that so few people recognize the name of actor Michael Shannon when they hear it. Perhaps The Iceman will make the difference. Shannon, after all, has an Oscar nomination under his belt (for Revolutionary Road). He has been the star of a handful of weird, moody independent films —Bug and Take Shelter, to…

Rate this:

Instant Trailer Review : Rush TRAILER (2013)

After a catastrophic crash at the 1976 German Grand Prix at the Nürburgring that could have killed him, Formula One driver Niki Lauda (Brühl) returns to face his rival James Hunt (Hemsworth) in their pursuit of the 1976 World Championship at Fuji in Japan.

Rate this: