• Posts Tagged ‘Wonderful’

    Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy

    by  • January 2, 2012 • Movie Reviews and Features, Writing

    Directed by: Tomas Alfredson Starring: Gary Oldman, Mark Strong, John Hurt, Toby Jones, David Dencik, Ciaran Hinds, Colin Firth, Benedict Cumberbatch Rated: R for violence, some sexuality/nudity and language It's rare to see a film with the courage to be as slow and quiet as "Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy" is, but director Tomas Alfredson is no stranger...

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    Moneyball

    by  • September 27, 2011 • Movie Reviews and Features, Writing

    Directed by: Bennett Miller Starring: Brad Pitt, Jonah Hill, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Chris Pratt, Robin Wright, Stephen Bishop Rated: PG-13 for some strong language A movie about the pioneering use of cost-benefit analysis in baseball shouldn't be exciting, but somehow, "Moneyball" is. It traces the efforts of general manager Billy Beane to turn around the failing Oakland...

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    Warrior

    by  • September 13, 2011 • Movie Reviews and Features, Writing

    Directed by: Gavin O’Connor Starring: Tom Hardy, Joel Edgerton, Nick Nolte, Jennifer Morrison Rated: PG-13 for sequences of intense mixed martial arts fighting, some language and thematic material. Films in which boxing or other forms of physical violence stand in for verbal communication between men are hardly new, but "Warrior" sets its conversation-with-fists in the Mixed Martial...

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    Super 8

    by  • June 13, 2011 • Movie Reviews and Features, Writing

    Written & Directed by: J.J. Abrams Starring: Joel Courtney, Elle Fanning, Ryan Lee, Riley Griffiths, Kyle Chandler, Noah Emmerich Rated: PG-13 for intense sequences of sci-fi action and violence, language, and some drug use

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    X-Men: First Class

    by  • June 6, 2011 • Movie Reviews and Features, Writing

    Directed by: Matthew Vaughn Starring: Michael Fassbender, James McAvoy, Jennifer Lawrence, Kevin Bacon, Rose Byrne, January Jones, Jason Flemyng Rated: PG-13 for intense sequences of action and violence, some sexual content including brief partial nudity, and language

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