Midnight in Paris Nutshell Review

 Owen Wilson stars as Gil – a Hollywood screenwriter struggling to write a novel – who travels to “gay Paree” with his fiancée Inez (Rachel McAdams) and her parents in Woody Allen’s latest movie, Midnight in Paris.  Gil is the typical eccentric and neurotic character in a Woody Allen film, and if he …

On Video for June 14th

 A Marine Staff Sergeant (Aaron Eckhart) who has just had his retirement approved, goes back into the line of duty in order to assist a 2nd Lieutenant (Ramon Rodriguez) and his platoon as they fight to reclaim the city of Los Angeles from alien invaders in Battle: Los Angeles.  Described by Mark as ”

The Debt Poster

 The Debt is a nifty looking spy/thriller directed by John Madden (Shakespeare in Love), and stars Sam Worthington, Helen Mirren, Tom Wilkinson, Jessica Chastain, Marton Csokas, and one of my favorite character actors – Ciaran Hinds.  The film comes out August 31st, and you can watch the trailer here.

On Video for May 10th

Things are looking up for this week’s DVD/Blu-ray releases. First up is Derek Cianfrance’s Blue Valentine.  The controversial film (previously rated NC-17 for explicit sexual content) stars Ryan Gosling and Michelle Williams as a couple struggling to stay together through the years and save their bleak marriage. Williams earned her 

Conan the Barbarian Trailer

Fans of HBO’s Game of Thrones will recognize Jason Momoa as the title character in the upcoming reboot of the franchise that helped make Arnold Schwarzenegger an action star.  Momoa plays Khal Drogo in Thrones, a character that seems somewhat linear to his new Conan role.    I’m just meh 

Earthwork Trailer

 Somebody get John Hawkes an Oscar – stat!     Hawkes – nominated for his performance in last year’s Winter’s Bone – just keeps getting better.  The actor has bounced around in television shows and landed small roles in films since the mid 80’s, but it wasn’t until he appeared on  …

In Theatres for May 6th

  The Summer blockbusters are coming!  The Summer blockbusters are coming!    For those who like the big, explosive, action-packed popcorn films:  this is your time.  May tends to kick off the Summer movies early every year, and 2011 will be no exception to that idea.  Thor is the first of many heavyweights to arrive.