“Trouble with the Curve” pitches softballs to power hitters. It has major league players and a bush league script. Clint Eastwood plays — surprise! — a grumpy old guy, a role he is too comfortable in, on and off screen. […]
In the sixth movie from virtuoso writer-director P.T. Anderson (“There Will be Blood,” “Boogie Nights”), we see Freddie (Joaquin Phoenix) pause on the dock to look at what seems like the ultimate dream of civilization, a party on board a […]
MVP of the week is Amy Adams, who stars in two of the fall’s biggest releases, both in theaters this Friday. In “Trouble with the Curve” she plays the estranged daughter of Clint Eastwood, a baseball scout who is losing […]
I am thrilled to have three copies of one of 2011’s best family films to share with my wonderful visitors. This is really special — a Wocka Wocka Value Pack, including the movie on Blu-ray high-definition, DVD and Digital Copy (3 […]
Let the joy be unrestrained. The Muppets are back. It turns out that deep inside Jason Segal, best known for raunchy Judd Apatow comedies and for playing the monogamous Marshall on “How I Met Your Mother,” is at his core […]
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It would spoil the surprise to let you know what movie this is for. Just trust me and watch it! And it has The New Radicals. I am so happy.
A movie’s premise can be implausible and still work. The audience does not have to buy into whatever it is that the hero and heroine are after long as we believe that the movie’s characters believe in it. But in […]
“Julie & Julia” is — I can’t help it — a scrumptiously satisfying film about writer/director Nora Ephron’s two favorite subjects: food and marriage.It is based on two true stories. Julia Child revolutionized American notions about food with her cookbook […]
Everything is bigger, better, and especially funnier in this sequel to the surprise hit Night at the Museum. In the original, Larry (Ben Stiller) was an unsuccessful inventor who took at job as a security guard at New York’s Museum […]