Posts Tagged ‘kevin costner’
The serious racial and class undertones make this far better than your average Disney sports movie.
It may be as formulaic a sports flick as you're apt to see — borrowing liberally from "Hoosiers" — but Kevin Costner scores in this feel-good drama.
Nick Rogers offers some quick takes on a trio of new movies that opened this weekend — "The Loft," "Black or White" and "Project Almanac."
I've always adored this revisionist Western, even as I can't decide whether it intentionally wades into parody or not.
Kenneth Branagh and company take a swing at Tom Clancy's famous CIA analyst, Jack Ryan, with rather lackluster results.
After a poor first half, "Draft Day" really gets going in the last two quarters. Blame it on rookie (screenwriter) mistakes.
Looser and jazzier than you'd think, "3 Days to Kill" is essentially the comedy version of "Taken."
"Man of Steel" aims for the heavens but crashes to earth by trying to squeeze two movies worth of plot into a single film.
Superman may be capable of many amazing feats, but one thing he can't do is turn two films worth of material into a single good one.
This week, there are more positive reviews than negative thanks to a crazy kung fu fighter, an intimate British drama and a weird Repo Man.
An occasionally heavy-handed but effective drama about how corporate culture in America has gone seriously askew.
"The Upside of Anger" — in which Joan Allen flexes graceful neck, & acting, muscles — continues Nick Rogers' daily look back at the 365 best films of 2000-2009.
"Thirteen Days" — wringing situational suspense from known historical perspectives — continues Nick Rogers' daily look back at the 365 best films of 2000-2009.
"Rumor Has It ..." — a series of rocky places in which comedy's seed finds no purchase — continues Nick Rogers' look back at the 52 worst films of 2000-2009.