Posts Tagged ‘meryl streep’
Ricki and the Flash - featured

Ricki and the Flash

I'm of the opinion that Meryl Streep in any movie is worth the price of admission alone. But "Ricki and the Flash" is unfocused and too musical.
Ricki and the Flash - featured

ReelBob: ‘Ricki and the Flash’

As a demonstration of Meryl Streep’s actorly power and intensity, you may not applaud for Ricki but you easily cheer for Streep.

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Cinema Blind Spots: A.I. Artificial Intelligence (2001)

Fourteen years ago, Steven Spielberg finished what Stanley Kubrick started before his death. How does "A.I. Artificial Intelligence" hold up today?
The Homesman - lede

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.

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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.
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August: Osage County

"August: Osage County" is a splendidly acted family melodrama that too often shows its stage roots.

12 Years a Slave - inside

Fearless Oscar Nomination Predictions

Chris makes his predictions for the Oscar nominations that will be announced Thursday, Jan. 16.
The Dark Knight Rises

Coming to DVD & Blu-ray Dec. 4

There's something for everyone with "The Dark Knight Rises," starring Christian Bale and Anne Hathaway and the romantic comedy "Hope Springs" with Meryl Streep and Tommy Lee Jones on DVD & Blu-ray this week.

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The Iron Lady

Worth watching just to see the way Meryl Streep nails the iconic Margaret Thatcher. There's greatness in that performance, if not the movie that contains it.
The Iron Lady

Coming to DVD & Blu-ray April 10

See Meryl Streep in her Oscar-winning performance in "The Iron Lady" and Emile Hirsch battle "The Darkest Hour."

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The Iron Lady

A movie that contains greatness by America's greatest living film actor, though it remains a fairly standard biopic.
Iron Lady - inside

Return of The Iron Lady

Britain's first and only Prime Minister is given a feature film, as well as a softer and better-looking side.

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When stars get old

Joe and Chris talk about Harrison Ford and other big stars whose careers change gears as time creeps up.

Heroes of the Zeroes: Rendition

"Rendition" — a chamber-piece cousin to the "Bourne" symphonies of destruction — continues Nick Rogers' daily look back at the 365 best films of 2000-2009.