Posts Tagged ‘richard jenkins’

SXSW Review: THE CABIN IN THE WOODS

By Laurie Coker Rating: A- I thought I knew what to expect from Cabin in the Woods, even though I’d heard the tag lines” Five friends go to a remote cabin in the woods. Bad things happen. If you think you know this story, think again.”  Yeah, yeah, I thought. Those who know me know […]

Review: JACK REACHER

By Mark Saldana  Rating: 2.5 (Out of 4 Stars) Corny/cheesy dialogue and super-heroic and action clichés really hinder this, nevertheless entertaining, but not completely satisfying, action thriller.  Based on the novel One Shot by Lee Child, the film introduces uninitiated movie audiences to Child’s character Jack Reacher. Reacher, an ex-Army Military Police Major, not only […]

Review: KILLING THEM SOFTLY

By Laurie Coker Rating: C- Stupid is as stupid does – no truer words are spoken, particularly when it comes to the film Killing Them Softly, starring Brad Pitt, Richard Jenkins and James Gandolfini (although I using “starring” loosely in this case). Disjointed and at times dull storytelling, keep me from ever becoming wholly engaged […]

Review: LIBERAL ARTS

By Mark Saldana Rating: 3.5 (Out of 4 Stars) As per my review for Hello, I Must Be Going, I indicated that I recently watched two well done similar movies about thirty-somethings struggling with their paths in life.  Liberal Arts is that other film which tackles these life problems from a male perspective. Josh Radnor, […]