Posts Tagged ‘Paul Giamatti’
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Howard Stern plays himself in "Private Parts," a 1997 Paramount Pictures biopic about his life and career.

Class of 1997: Private Parts

The Howard Stern biopic expertly straggles hagiography and hogwash while hinting at why the controversial media titan remains fascinating.

The rise and fall of gangsta rap pioneers N.W.A. is chronicled in "Straight Outta Compton," a 2015 Universal Pictures release directed by F. Gary Gray.

Straight Outta Compton

Brash, profane and swaggering with confidence, "Straight Outta Compton" reflects the iconic rap group it enshrines.

San Andreas

Dwayne Johnson is a likeable lead actor, but even his likeability is not enough to save this disaster film. Johnson’s performance reminds me of Arnold Schwarzenegger’s performance in movies like “True Lies” and “Last Action Hero.” This film is just so similar to so many other disaster films that this will likely be forgotten after this […]

Love and Mercy

This complex, innovative biopic examines the life of Beach Boys genius Brian Wilson at two divergent points in his saga.
The rise and fall of gangsta rap pioneers N.W.A. is chronicled in "Straight Outta Compton," a 2015 Universal Pictures release directed by F. Gary Gray.

Straight Outta Compton

The movie doesn't feel phony, but it beats an unexpected retreat to safety — a solace far beyond the gaze of the greatness “Compton” gives you at the outset.

The Congress (2014)

The Congress

"The Congress," starring Robin Wright, is a psychedelic meditation on identity, ownership and free will in the digital age and beyond.

Electro vs. The Amazing Spider-Man 2

The Amazing Spider-Man 2

Sometimes less really is more, and "The Amazing Spider-Man 2" suffers from an overabundance of plot and characters.

Saving Mr. Banks

This look at the making of "Mary Poppins" is the charming confection you expect it might be, but here, spoonfuls of salt make the medicine go down.