Excruciatingly suspenseful and unexpectedly moving portrait of the on-court rivalry between the two great tennis players… and the intriguing secret layer to the public dynamic between them.
A particularly ugly iteration of “war is hell”… and I mean that as a compliment. This is a film that is deeply unpleasant and near genius.
A salacious yet also tedious portrayal of a woman who would appear to confirm all the nastiest stereotypes about women.
Stuff I found on the Net today.
An outsider’s look at a unique moment in American history, the gigantic failed social experiment of Prohibition: withering yet hugely engaging and ringing with unspoken critical parallels with today’s “war on drugs.”
What my followers on Facebook, Twitter, and Google+ saw today…
Ewww. It’s got Michael Bay’s jingo-jism all over it.
Film director Michael Bay announced today, April 1, that his next project would be a 10-part miniseries adaptation of Neil Gaiman’s fantasy novel American Gods. Bay revealed that Shia LaBeouf has been cast Shadow, the ex-convict who unwittingly takes a job as a bodyguard for Odin, who will be played by Bruce Willis…
Shia LaBeouf has put himself, in recent years, in a place where the Shia LaBeouf Experience is one of big loud dumb noises in which he runs around yelling. A lot. This is what Hollywood has trained us to accept from LaBeouf, and it’s not exactly the best place for a serious actor to find himself. Not if he wants to be taken seriously.
In Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps, Gordon Gekko (Michael Douglas) returns to slime his adorably retro evil high finance all over a new generation of hotshot young MBAs, including Shia LaBeouf. This flick sprang from (among other films)…