Posts Tagged ‘chris cooper’
Demolition Jake Gyllenhaal Naomi Watts


A well-intentioned film about the nuances of grief, "Demolition" tries its best to avert cliches but is largely unsuccessful.


INDIANAPOLIS!!! WIN PASSES TO SEE DEMOLITION, Tuesday April 5th at 7pm! 1) go to Share the post about this contest. 2) Go back to and comment on the post about this contest and tell us what’s your favorite movie where a character dies? Synopsis: Davis (Jake Gyllenhaal), a successful investment banker, struggles after […]

Electro vs. The Amazing Spider-Man 2

The Amazing Spider-Man 2

Sometimes less really is more, and "The Amazing Spider-Man 2" suffers from an overabundance of plot and characters.
August Osage County - inside

August: Osage County

"August: Osage County" is a splendidly acted family melodrama that too often shows its stage roots.


Class of 1993: “This Boy’s Life”

In "This Boy's Life," Leonardo DiCaprio's leading-role debut, he acts as if announcing his career's mission statement — indicative of inevitable stardom.
Seabiscuit - inside

Seabiscuit (2003)

Chris examines "Seabiscuit," the book and the movie, to see how a written work gets translated to the screen.

The Muppets

The Muppets

A joyous walk down memory lane for Gen X kids who can now bring their own moppets to see the Muppets.
The Muppets

The Muppets

Much of "The Muppets" was wonderful, but I didn't love it as much as I wanted to.

the tempest - inside

The Tempest

Prospero becomes Prospera in Julie Taymor's new vision.
The Company Men - inside

The Company Men

An occasionally heavy-handed but effective drama about how corporate culture in America has gone seriously askew.

Town inside

The Town

Ben Affleck proves he's become one of the better crime directors of recent years.
Seabiscuit inside

Heroes of the Zeroes: Seabiscuit

"Seabiscuit" — an exciting, tactful probe into the heart of the underdog principle — continues Nick Rogers' look back at the 365 best films of 2000-2009.

The Town - inside

The Town

Ben Affleck gives an assured and confident performance both in front of and behind the camera in this crime drama.
Remember Me - inside

Remember Me

"Remember Me" is a mess of a movie, but I respected some of the ambitious things the filmmakers tried to do.