The screenplay of Promised Land is a straight-up BB shot across the bow of hydraulic fracking, so regimentally manipulative in its machinations you can practically see Robert McKee, coffee mug in hand, bellowing and cursing at whatever hooligans conjured up this flaccid slop.
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After assembling an impressive cast that already includes Cate Blanchett, Daniel Craig, Jean Dujardin, Bill Murray and John Goodman, George Clooney is looking to tap close pal Matt Damon for his upcoming film The Monuments Men.
Neill Blomkamp took Hollywood by storm in 2009 with his science-fiction blockbuster District 9 and he is coming back with another exciting-looking film next year. We now have a new look at star Matt Damon carrying some heavy weaponry below.
How can one possibly summarize writer/director Kenneth Lonergan’s long-delayed and two hour and twenty nine minute Margaret, a noble, wayward, seismic, excruciating, boring, brilliant film that does not merely inject opera into its proceedings to class up the joint but to illustrate its own insane attempt to encapsulate the entire spectrum of an operatically angsty teenage existence in its run time?
In what has become a tradition every year, Jimmy Kimmel Live! was the funniest and most entertaining show on Oscar night, easily outdoing anything that Billy Crystal and the Academy tried to accomplish on Hollywood’s biggest night.
We Bought Zoo has no ambition or vision whatsoever and seems strangely lacking in heart and sincerity. It would be wrong to call this muddled pile of holiday release jello a debacle because it’s so indifferent.
Twentieth Century Fox has debuted the first trailer for Cameron Crowe’s We Bought a Zoo on Apple. Starring Matt Damon, Scarlett Johansson, Elle Fanning and Thomas Haden Church, the film tells the story of a single father (Damon) who decides to buy and renovate a dilapidated zoo to fulfill the wish of his late wife.
The apprehensions that come with watching Steven Soderbergh’s Contagion are understandable. But worry not, the director handles numerous minefields well enough, weaving an impressive number of story lines and characters into a first-rate horror thriller.
Based off the wonderful short story by Philip K. Dick (writer of Minority Report, Blade Runner and Total Recall), The Adjustment Bureau is a refreshingly smart and unique film that’s certainly unparalleled to anything in recent memory.