Posts tagged "Ben Affleck"

Movie Revue: Gravity, Cloudy 2, Rush, Don Jon, Enough Said, Runner Runner

Movie Revue: Gravity, Cloudy 2, Rush, Don Jon, Enough Said, Runner Runner
Movie Revue is a collection of capsule reviews of the week’s latest releases in theaters, On Demand, and everywhere in between. GRAVITY.  Director Alfonso Cuaron hasn’t made a movie since 2007′s Children of Men.  I called that film the best of the last decade.  With Gravity, he may have made one of the best movies... Read more »

Last Minute Oscar Predictions to "Impress" Your Friends

Last Minute Oscar Predictions to "Impress" Your Friends
They’re heeeeere.  Well, almost here.  The Oscars are on Sunday.  It’s a big night in the Hammerle house.  The kids go to bed at, oh, 6:30.  Pizza is ordered.  Drinks are had.  Facebook and Twitter are up in full force.  We used to do an Oscar pool back in college but it’s been abandoned over... Read more »

Movie Review - The Company Men (**1/2)

The Company Men.  113 mins.  R.  Written and Directed by John Wells. There’s no denying that The Company Men is a timely movie.  It concerns three corporate employees of varying experience and rank (played by Ben Affleck, Tommy Lee Jones, and Chris Cooper) who are laid off from their jobs and struggle to find their... Read more »
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Movie Review - The Town (****1/2)

The Town.  130 mins.  R.  Directed by Ben Affleck.  Written by Peter Craig and Ben Affleck & Aaron Stockard. Starring Ben Affleck, Rebecca Hall, Jeremy Renner, Jon Hamm, Blake Lively, Pete Postlethwaith, and Chris Cooper. I don’t know what it is, but there’s something immensely satisfying about Ben Affleck’s career resurgence as a well-respected director.  I’ve... Read more »