Posts Tagged ‘Laura Linney’


Though it chooses to cut its story thread in strange places, "Sully" is still an engrossing tale of an unremarkable man who did an extraordinary thing.


INDIANAPOLIS!! WIN PASSES TO SEE SULLY, Wednesday September 7th 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 Tom Hanks movie? Synopsis: On January 15, 2009, the world witnessed the “Miracle on the […]

Turtles Featured

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows

A lame-brained summer movie with little to offer anyone who doesn't already love these half-shell heroes, and even for converts, it's a tough sell.
In this Thursday Jan. 15, 2009 file photo, airline passengers wait to be rescued on the wings of a US Airways Airbus 320 jetliner that safely ditched in the frigid waters of the Hudson River in New York, after a flock of birds knocked out both its engines. The audio recordings of US Airways Flight 1549, released Thursday, Feb 5, 2009 by the Federal Aviation Administration, reflect the initial tension between tower controllers and the cockpit and then confusion about whether the passenger jet went into the river. (AP Photo/Steven Day)

‘Sully’ comes out in September

No, it’s not another “Monsters Inc.” prequel. It’s a biopic about one of the world’s most well-known pilots. “Sully” is cleared for takeoff to come to a theater near you on September 9, 2016. Tom Hanks will portray Captain Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger. In 2009, some birds got into the engine of Sullenberger’s plane. Sullenberger was able to safely splash […]

Mr. Holmes - featured

Mr. Holmes

"Mr. Holmes" is a fascinating exploration of the hero myth when the hero has lost his grasp on the very thing that made him revered.
The Truman Show - inside

The Truman Show (1998)

Peter Weir's eerily prescient take on the invasive nature of media made good use of Jim Carrey's early manic comic persona.

The Fifth Estate - inside

The Fifth Estate

Well-acted but ineptly plotted, this look at Julian Assange and his anti-secrecy crusade is a better idea for a movie than the one they made.
Hyde Park on Hudson - inside

Hyde Park on Hudson

Enjoyable in its pieces, but I wish "Hyde Park on Hudson" had a better sense of itself.


Nick’s 25 Best, 5 Worst and More of 2012

French actor. British spies. U.S. presidents. German dentist. Alaskan wolves. Indonesian thugs. Japanese chefs. Bengal tigers. It's Nick's best & worst of 2012.
Hyde Park on Hudson - inside

Hyde Park on Hudson

I enjoyed "Hyde Park on Hudson" for what it was. But I wish the film had a better sense of itself.


Heroes of the Zeroes: You Can Count On Me

"You Can Count On Me" — a compelling, sometimes comic story about contradictory siblings — continues Nick Rogers' look back at the 365 best films of 2000-2009.

Movies You Aught Not Watch: Man of the Year

"Man of the Year" — where Robin Williams is to topical comedy as Lawrence Welk is to smoking jazz — continues Nick Rogers' look at the worst films of 2000-2009.


Heroes of the Zeroes: The Mothman Prophecies

"The Mothman Prophecies" — a campfire-ready chiller whose embers glow long after it's over — continues Nick Rogers' look at the 365 best films of 2000-2009.
Love Actually

Heroes of the Zeroes: Love Actually

"Love Actually" — writer/director Richard Curtis' feel-good tonic — continues Nick Rogers' look at the 365 best films of 2000-2009.