Tag: Reese Witherspoon

MOVIE REVIEW: ‘A Wrinkle in Time’ meets the mark, but never blows past it

| March 11, 2018 | 0 Comments
MOVIE REVIEW: ‘A Wrinkle in Time’ meets the mark, but never blows past it

When I saw “Selma” back in 2014, I knew I had seen something special. Not only did it top the list of my favorite films of the year, it kickstarted my love affair with Ava DuVernay, a director as versatile as she is undeniably talented. When it was announced that her next film would be […]

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Big Stars Bring Big Performances to “Big Little Lies”

| February 17, 2017 | 0 Comments
Big Stars Bring Big Performances to “Big Little Lies”

There is little doubting the sizzle and spark on screen when watching “Big Little Lies.” The HBO miniseries, based on the best-selling novel by Liane Moriarty, is the latest television production to wheel in a helping dose of star power. Perhaps, as with shows like “House of Cards” or “True Detective,” that star power will […]

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MOVIE REVIEW: “Hot Pursuit” commits the biggest felony of all…not being funny

| May 13, 2015 | 1 Comment
MOVIE REVIEW: “Hot Pursuit” commits the biggest felony of all…not being funny

Oscars don’t mean anything anymore. Look around, Jennifer Lawrence was in Serena, Julianne Moore was in Seventh Son, Sean Penn and Javier Barden were in The Gunman and Reese Witherspoon is in Hot Pursuit. Oh how the mighty have fallen. I didn’t expect much from Hot Pursuit, but what I did expect wasn’t even there. I expected to find a lighthearted, […]

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MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Inherent Vice’ is a pot-fueled fever dream of the surrealist proportion

| January 14, 2015 | 0 Comments
MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Inherent Vice’ is a pot-fueled fever dream of the surrealist proportion

It’s strange that while Paul Thomas Anderson is one of the most masterful working directors in Hollywood, he’s never been my favorite. I love his movies, his casts are fantastic, he takes risks and follows through on them, but why hasn’t he made a more lasting impression on me? Here’s where my hopes for “Inherent […]

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