Posts tagged "Leonardo DiCaprio"

Movie Review: The Great Gatsby (**1/2)

Movie Review: The Great Gatsby (**1/2)
THE GREAT GATSBY Genre: Drama Rating: PG-13 Running Time: 143 mins. Premise: In 1920′s New York, novelist Nick Carraway (Tobey Maguire) is lured into the lavish lifestyle of neighbor Jay Gatsby (Leonardo DiCaprio), only to learn that things aren’t quite what they seem to be. Behind-the-Scenes: Director Baz Luhrmann previously worked with Leo on 1996′s Romeo & Juliet.... Read more »

Movie Review - Django Unchained (****1/2)

Movie Review - Django Unchained (****1/2)
DJANGO UNCHAINED Genre: Western Rating: R Premise: Former dentist-turned-bounty hunter, Dr. King Schultz (Christoph Waltz), frees Django (Jamie Foxx) from slavery, and the two team up to turn the tables on slave owners and rescue Django’s wife from an evil plantation owner named Calvin Candie (Leonardo DiCaprio).  Yup, it’s a Quentin Tarantino movie. Behind-the-Scenes: Tarantino originally offered 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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MUST WATCH: The Batman Complex

I have to give a shout out to my good buddy Matt Campobasso who showed me this today.  In an ingenious bit of having waaaaaay too much time on your hands, the fan who made this fake trailer took bits of Inception, The Machinist, The Dark Knight, and Batman Begins, among others, and cooked up a... Read more »

Hammering Out . . . INCEPTION

Hammering Out . . . INCEPTION
Inception.  148 mins.  PG-13.  Written and Directed by Christopher Nolan.  Starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Ellen Page, Tom Hardy, Cillian Murphy, and Michael Caine. JOHN: Christopher Nolan is one of the most consistently excellent directors working in movies today, and with his latest film, the dazzlingly dense Inception, he practically saves Hollywood from this summer’s... Read more »