Get aboard ‘The Railway Man’ and you’ll enjoy the ride

Hiroyuki Sanada and Colin Firth in 'The Railway Man'

A strong performance by Nicole Kidman helps this based on a true story film about a man coping with the aftermath of World War II … Read More

Joel Kinnaman and Gary Oldman in 'Robocop'

Buy a large popcorn before going in to see ‘Robocop’

It’s yet another remake that doesn’t live up to the original, but it is fun … Read More

James Rebhorn in 'Scent of a Woman' as "Headmaster Trask"

Character actor James Rebhorn has passed away

James Rebhorn, best known for his role as the Secretary of Defense in 1996’s Independence Day has died.  He was 65.  Born in Philadelphia, his family moved to Indiana when he was still in childhood.  He attended Wittenburg University, majoring in Political Science.  From there it was off to Columbia’s Art School in NYC where […] … Read More

Ralph Fiennes and Tony Revolori in 'The Grand Budapest Hotel'

Be sure to book a stay at the ‘Grand Budapest Hotel’

Wes Anderson is back with his favorite actors in yet another brilliant, quirky film … Read More

Elijah Wood stars in 'Grand Piano'

‘Grand Piano’ is a taut, tense thriller

This is more than ‘Phone Booth’ on a concert stage. Very imaginative filmmaking. … Read More

The lifeboat with pirates and hostage Tom Hanks aboard fleeing in 'Captain Phillips'

‘Captain Phillips’ is clearly in command

Tom Hanks and newcomer Barkhad Abdi shine in this excellent movie … Read More

'Monuments Men'

‘The Monuments Men’ deserves at least a small monument of its own

This is a wonderfully enjoyable, if fictionalized, history of some true heroes. … Read More


Spike Jonze’s ‘Her’ is as excellent as its five Oscar nominations would indicate

This sci-fi film is outstanding filmmaking mixed with social commentary … Read More

Our favorite Philip Seymour Hoffman performances

Philip Seymour Hoffman Top 5

TailSlate has taken a look at Hoffman’s filmography and chose five of his film performances that are our favorites. … Read More

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