Posts Tagged ‘tobey maguire’
A serious, heartbreaking dramatic representation of ashes burned from the sexual revolution of the 1970s.
I already know how the match turned out. I wanted to know more about Bobby Fischer. What made him tick? What made him paranoid? “Pawn Sacrifice” left me empty.
A lot of people missed the boat badly on this delicate drama about an escaped convict who burrows himself into the lives of a single mother and her lonely son.
This unexpected January gem takes an over-the-top setup and turns it into an engaging and emotional exploration.
Baz Luhrmann's take on the great American novel is flawed but compelling, bursting with passion missing from previous cinematic adaptations.
Oversized and ambitious, "The Great Gatsby" better captures the passions and human conflict of Fitzgerald's book than previous film adaptations.
In "This Boy's Life," Leonardo DiCaprio's leading-role debut, he acts as if announcing his career's mission statement — indicative of inevitable stardom.
Chris examines "Seabiscuit," the book and the movie, to see how a written work gets translated to the screen.
A new, fifth addition to the X-Men saga is out today and, like a growing number of other superhero movies, is looking decidedly more British than usual.
"Wonder Boys" — a bizarre comic odyssey more comfortably broken-in with each viewing — continues Nick Rogers' daily look back at the 365 best films of 2000-2009.
"Seabiscuit" — an exciting, tactful probe into the heart of the underdog principle — continues Nick Rogers' look back at the 365 best films of 2000-2009.
"Brothers" is less concerned with the rightness of the war on terror than the dire effects on the men and women touched by it.
"Brothers" — which chronicles a family demonized by war — continues Nick Rogers' look back at the 365 best films of 2000-2009.