Posts tagged "Clint Eastwood"

Movie Review: American Sniper

Movie Review: American Sniper
AMERICAN SNIPER Genre: War Drama Rating: R Running Time: 132 mins. Premise: Navy SEAL Chris Kyle (Bradley Cooper), the most lethal sniper in U.S. history with over 160 kills, serves four tours of duty in Iraq where he’s considered a legend on the battlefield, but struggles at home where his time in battle takes a... Read more »

10 Talking Points From This Morning's Oscar Nominations

10 Talking Points From This Morning's Oscar Nominations
Nominees for the 87th Academy Awards (airing Sun., Feb. 22) were announced this morning, and as usual, there were the expected nominations, surprises, and snubs.  The Academy never gets it right every year, but isn’t that what the Oscars are about?  What else would we bitch about on Twitter if they did get all the... Read more »

"J. Edgar" is 137 Prestigious Minutes of Bad Makeup and Pure Boredom

"J. Edgar" is 137 Prestigious Minutes of Bad Makeup and Pure Boredom
J. EDGAR Genre: Bio Drama Premise: Jumping around in time in non-linear fashion, J. Edgar documents the life of notorious FBI head J. Edgar Hoover (Leonardo DiCaprio), his rise to power resulting from his investigation of the missing Charles Lindbergh baby, and his are they-aren’t they relationship with No. 2, Clyde Tolson (Armie Hammer). Behind-the-Scenes: The screenwriter is... Read more »
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Top 5 Harry Potter CGI Fails

Pretty much everything in the third film was seamless except for the big guy-turns-into-a-werewolf moment at the end.  And the character design is just...sad.  We expect more from a guy who's friends with the man who came up with the Pale Man in 'Pan's Labyrinth.'
We’re mere days from the release of the seventh Harry Potter movie, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part I (Whoot!)  While I love the books with all my geeked out heart and soul, I do have some issues with the movies (especially the last two).  So in order to help temper my excitement this... Read more »

Movie Review - Hereafter (*)

Hereafter.  126 mins.  PG-13.  Directed by Clint Eastwood.  Written by Peter Morgan.  Starring Matt Damon, Ceciie De France, Jay Mohr, and Bryce Dallas Howard. Audiences haven’t been treated to such a somber, misguided mix of spiritual mumbo jumbo since Will Smith took a bath with a jellyfish in the excruciating Seven Pounds.  To say I... Read more »