Tag Archives: hilary swank

4 yaps

The Homesman

If not for a meandering third act, I’d call “The Homesman” a standout Western. Two top-notch performances still make it worthwhile. Continue reading

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The Homesman

Hilary Swank and Tommy Lee Jones give brilliant performances in this bleak rumination on brutality in the Old West. Continue reading

Hammer Productions and British Horror

It’s been around 20 years since Hammer packed up its fangs and mummy bandages. Will it survive modern horror? Continue reading

3.5 yaps

New Year’s Eve

Garry Marshall will never successfully remake “Love Actually,” but his latest attempt is a light and fizzy treat. Continue reading

Double Features Are Awesome

Austin is here to give you PLENTY of double feature options. Continue reading

Coming to DVD Feb. 1

Hilary Swank and Sam Rockwell star as siblings in the drama “Conviction” based on a true story – and Keira Knightly and Carey Mulligan star in “Never Let Me Go” on DVD this week. Continue reading

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A well-meaning drama that contains zero surprises. Continue reading

Hilary Swank retrospective

In this week’s show, Joe and Chris look back on Hilary Swank’s unlikely career. Continue reading

Coming to DVD Feb. 2

Woody Harrelson goes on the hunt in “Zombieland,” Aaron Eckhart and Jennifer Aniston find “Love Happens” and Hilary Swank soars as “Amelia” – all on DVD this week. Continue reading

3.5 yaps


“Amelia” is a thoroughly conventional — though-great-looking — portrait of an unconventional historical figure. Continue reading