Posts Tagged ‘marriage’
Rebecca Hall, Jason Bateman and Joel Edgerton (who also wrote and directed) star in "The Gift," a 2015 psychological thriller from STX Entertainment.

The Gift

Co-star/writer/director Joel Edgerton delivers a confidently patient, psychologically potent and wonderfully acted parable about victimization and vindication.
Honeymoon is directed by Leigh Janiak.

30 Days of October: Leigh Janiak, “Honeymoon”

In the first installment of his "30 Days of October" series, Joshua Hull speaks with Leigh Janiak, director of the new horror movie "Honeymoon."

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Devil’s Due

"Devil's Due" offers no surprises and seems comfortable with being merely a serviceable found-footage horror movie.

Class of 1993: “So I Married an Axe Murderer”

Those who remember this 1993 comedy quote the loud, Scottish-accented putdowns. But they're remiss in forgetting the rest of this early gem from Mike Myers.


You Only Live Twenty-Thrice: “On Her Majesty’s Secret Service”

Neither unsung masterpiece nor unmitigated disaster, George Lazenby's lone Bond outing is half terrible, half tremendous and awkward all the way to the end.
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The Change-Up

There's just enough of a hint of insight to make it disappointing that the movie fails so badly.


Crazy, Stupid, Love.

The tears in the finale of "Crazy, Stupid, Love." aren't entirely unearned. The rest of this dramedy may make you rub your eyes, too. It can be that irritating.
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Hall Pass

"Hall Pass" says less about sexual or marital politics than about how much the Farrelly Brothers are sucking wind trying to keep pace with new contemporaries.

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Barney’s Version

It's too big of a story for two hours, but there are plenty of reasons to watch.

The Next Three Days

Paul Haggis thankfully shelves his sociology-degree sermonizing for this pure-pulp prison-break thriller starring Russell Crowe.


Heroes of the Zeroes: Yi Yi (A One and a Two)

"Yi Yi (A One and a Two)" — a harmoniously acted, directed and scripted discourse on life — continues Nick Rogers' look back at the 365 best films of 2000-2009.
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Heroes of the Zeroes: Whatever Works

"Whatever Works" — Woody Allen's finest, funniest farce since “Mighty Aphrodite” — continues Nick Rogers' daily look back at the 365 best films of 2000-2009.


Movies You Aught Not Watch: Tomcats

"Tomcats" — an incongruous mishmash of lazy lewdness and lame parody — continues Nick Rogers' weekly, alphabetical look back at the 52 worst films of 2000-2009.

Heroes of the Zeroes: Up

"Up" — whose wordless prologue will leave you speechless before a joyous adventure — continues Nick Rogers' daily look back at the 365 best films of 2000-2009.