‘Prisoners’ will captivate you

[rating=3] Starring:  Hugh Jackman, Jake Gyllenhaal, Terrence Howard, Viola Davis, Maria Bello, Melissa Leo, Dylan Minnette, Erin Gerasimovich, Kyla Drew Simmons, Zoe Borde and Paul Dano Writer(s):  Aaron Guzikowski Director(s):  Denis Villeneuve It may be the worst moment in a … Read more

‘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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‘Dead Man Down’ might have survived if the script had died first

Colin Farrell as "Viktor" in 'Dead Man Down' checking out a new weapon
Colin Farrell as “Viktor” in ‘Dead Man Down’ checking out a new weapon

[rating=2]Starring:  Colin Farrell, Noomi Rapace, Terrence Howard, Dominic Howard, Isabelle Huppert, F. Murray Abraham and Stu “Wade Barrett” Bennett
Director(s):  J.H. Wyman
Writer(s):  Niels Arden Oplev

“Before you embark on a journey of revenge, first you dig two graves” – Confucius

Dead Man Down is a tale of revenge.  It is actually the story of two people, both seeking vengeance.

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‘Iron Man’ gets the job done with thrills and fun

[rating=3]Starring: Robert Downey, Jr., Terrence Howard, Jeff Bridges, Gwyneth Paltrow, Leslie Bibb
Director(s): Jon Favreau
Writer(s): Mark Fergus, Hawk Ostby, Art Marcum, Matt Holloway

Robert Downey Jr. is 'Iron Man'
Robert Downey Jr. is ‘Iron Man’

Kicking off a movie season that just keeps getting earlier, Iron Man rocks and roars into summer as the latest Marvel comic book film to score big at the box office. Former Oscar nominee Robert Downey, Jr. stages a blazing comeback as Tony Stark, bad boy weapons expert turned hero, by donning a mechanical super suit that’s powered by the world’s classiest pacemaker. The suit is Downey’s most constant costar throughout the film as Iron Man flits back and forth between close-ups of Downey and then of the suit flexing and flying, thus ensuring maximum audience drooling.

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