‘The Accountant’ Adds Up Nicely

“There’s no business like show business, but there are several businesses like accounting” – David Letterman The good news is that the audience doesn’t need to know a lot about accounting to enjoy The Accountant, starring Ben Affleck as “Christian … Read more

‘Rapture Palooza’ just may enrapture the audience

Anna Kendrick stars as "Lindsey Lewis" in 'Rapture-Palooza'
Anna Kendrick stars as “Lindsey Lewis” in ‘Rapture-Palooza’

[rating=3]Starring:  Anna Kendrick, John Francis Daley, Rob Corddry, Craig Robinson, Thomas Lennon and Ana Gasteyer
Writer(s):  Chris Matheson
Director(s):  Paul Middleditch

Rapture Palooza from writer Chris Matheson (Bill and Ted’s Excellent Adventure) and director Paul Middleditch (Separation City) is a lot like the old “Donny and Marie” TV variety show from the late 1970s.  The difference is that Donny and Marie were “a little bit country and a little bit rock and roll” and Rapture Palooza is a little bit Dogma, a little bit of Shaun of the Dead, with some stoner comic relief stirred in.

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‘The Company You Keep’ has a great cast… too bad the script isn’t as good

Robert Redford stars in and directs 'The Company You Keep'
Robert Redford stars in and directs ‘The Company You Keep’

[rating=3]Starring:  Robert Redford, Shia LaBeouf, Julie Christie, Nick Nolte, Susan Sarandon, Chris Cooper, Terrence Howard, Stanley Tucci, Richard Jenkins, Anna Kendrick, Brendan Gleeson, Brit Marling, Sam Elliott, Stephen Root and Jacqueline Evancho
Writer(s):  Lem Dobbs (screenplay) and Neil Gordon (novel)
Director(s):  Robert Redford

Redford produces, directs and stars in this film that takes a look at the life of a man who has been on the run for more than three decades.

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