Posts Tagged ‘Kate Winslet’

ReelBob: ‘Wonder Wheel’ ★★

By Bob Bloom It’s a wonder if anyone can sit through Woody Allen’s excruciating “Wonder Wheel” and come away satisfied. The film, set at Coney Island in the 1950s, feels like a play that Allen wrote, then shelved because he had second thoughts after rereading it. Instead, Allen turned it into a movie, which, even […]
Will Smith looks sad sitting next to Helen Mirren in "Collateral Beauty," a 2016 drama directed by David Frankel and distributed by Warner Brothers / New Line Cinema.

Collateral Beauty

A shameless, soulless, deeply cynical treatment of grief as a narrative shell game that goes for "A Christmas Carol" but instead emphasizes the dick in Dickens.

Steve Jobs

Less a biopic than staging a sort of Shakespearean rumination on the man and the myth.

ReelBob: Steve Jobs

A compelling drama that celebrates intensity & individualism, while doggedly displaying emotional prices paid for a man's single-mindedness & self-absorption.

Steve Jobs

A brilliant bit of cinematic BS that captures the essence of a man largely by making everything up. What a magnificent fib.


INDIANAPOLIS!! WIN PASSES TO SEE STEVE JOBS, Tuesday October 20th 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 apple or android  products you have? Synopsis: Set backstage at three iconic product launches and ending […]

The Divergent Series: Insurgent

It may be a cut-rate ripoff of "The Hunger Games," but I still prefer the "Divergent" series for its mixture of fun and danger.

The Divergent Series: Insurgent

It may be derivative as hell. But "The Divergent Series: Insurgent" is quite a bit of fun and a little bit dangerous.