Posts tagged "Jennifer Lawrence"

Movie Review: mother!

Movie Review: mother!
mother! Genre: Horror? Thiller? Relationship parable? Biblical allegory? Rating: R Running Time: 120 mins. Premise: A couple known only as mother (Jennifer Lawrence) and Him (Javier Bardem) find their idyllic, isolated existence threatened by the arrival of strange houseguests. Behind-the-Scenes: Writer-director Darren Aronofsky apparently wrote the script very quickly, in a matter of days. He and... Read more »

Hammering Out...The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2

Hammering Out...The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2
Hammering Out… is a series of movie reviews featuring a lively he said/she said discussion between John and Julie. Next up: THE HUNGER GAMES: MOCKINGJAY – PART 2 JULIE: We’ve reached the end of an era, the era of hotly anticipated movies based on young adult novel series. (Yes, I know there will be new... Read more »

Hammering Out... The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1

Hammering Out... The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1
Hammering Out… is a series of movie reviews featuring a lively he said/she said discussion between John and Julie. Next up: THE HUNGER GAMES: MOCKINGJAY PART 1. JOHN: It should come as no surprise to anyone at this point that Suzanne Collins’ third (and final) book in the Hunger Games trilogy, Mockingjay, has been broken... Read more »
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Hammering Out… American Hustle

Hammering Out… American Hustle
Hammering Out… is a series of movie reviews featuring a lively he said/she said discussion between John and Julie.  This week: American Hustle. Julie: Not American Hutsell, the unauthorized Melanie Hutsell biopic I was told we’d be seeing. American Hustle is the shiny new thing that all the critics are excited about. They’re like magpies. “Ooh! Fruitvale... Read more »

Review: 'The Hunger Games: Catching Fire'

Review: 'The Hunger Games: Catching Fire'
THE HUNGER GAMES: CATCHING FIRE Genre: Action Drama Rating: PG-13 Running Time: 146 mins. Premise: In the wake of their recent victory, Katniss (Jennifer Lawrence) and Peeta (Josh Hutcherson) are sent on a Victory Tour of the 12 Districts.  But when their popularity begins to spark rebellion, evil President Snow (Donald Sutherland) devises a third... Read more »