Posts Tagged ‘Willem Dafoe’
Phillip Seymour Hoffman stars in "A Most Wanted Man" (2014).

A Most Wanted Man

A solid film in its own right, "A Most Wanted Man" will be remembered as a fitting capstone to the tragically shortened film career of Philip Seymour Hoffman.

John Wick

"John Wick" holds no candle to Keanu Reeves' holy trinity of action films, but it should count as time off for good behavior from his stint in movie jail.

The Fault in Our Stars

Whose “Fault” is It Anyway?

Why did a bestseller set in Indianapolis, written in Indianapolis, by an author born in Indianapolis, end up being filmed in Pittsburgh?
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The Fault in Our Stars

This tender-yet-sharp drama about young lovers with terminal cancer is true to the no-BS tone of John Green's bestselling novel.

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The Grand Budapest Hotel

After his last few misfires, Wes Anderson strikes gold with this elegant and enjoyable mix of European darkness and existential light.
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At the Mountains of Movie Madness — Week Six

This week's random selections include some really fantastic movies, including a James Bond parody and a dark film about a great stand-up comic.


The Hunter

Top-notch thrills abound from nearly start to finish in this cerebral game of cat-and-mouse.
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The Hunter

An exercise in lean storytelling, chilling and sharp.

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Pixar Talk: Finding Nemo

Victoria and Austin can't stop agreeing about how this holds up as one of the Pixar classics.
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In this vampire flick, you’re not going to find to young lovers staring longingly into each other’s eyes.

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Cirque du Freak: The Vampire’s Assistant

Director Paul Weitz goes for good dumb fun but misses the mark on "good" and "fun."
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Heroes of the Zeroes: Auto Focus

"Auto Focus" — another thematically rich gem in Paul Schrader’s filmography — continues Nick Rogers' look back at the 365 best films of 2000-2009.


Heroes of the Zeroes: American Psycho

"American Psycho" — a bold leap beyond simple screeds against excess, violence and greed — is the latest in Nick Rogers' daily look back at the best films of 2000-2009.


"Daybreakers" isn't as polished as the first two "Blade" films. But as a reclamation of what vampire-genre movies should be, it's, oh, positive.