Monthly Archives: August 2012

Movie Review: COMPLIANCE

  Release date: August 31, 2012 (previous ltd. release August 17, 2012) Written and Directed by: Craig Zobel Cast: Ann Dowd, Dreama Walker, Pat Healy, Bill Camp, Philip Ettinger, James McCaffrey Rating: R; Running Time: 90 minutes Compliance may very well be … Continue reading

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Movie Review: FOR A GOOD TIME, CALL …

Release date: August 31, 2012 Directed by: Jamie Travis Screenplay by: Katie Anne Naylon & Lauren Anne Miller Cast: Ari Graynor, Lauren Anne Miller, Nia Vardalos, Mark Webber, Justin Long Rating: R; Running Time: 86 minutes Humor and the gentler sex … Continue reading

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Movie Review: LAWLESS

Release date: August 29, 2012 Directed by: John Hillcoat Screenplay by: Nick Cave Cast: Shia LaBeouf, Tom Hardy, Gary Oldman, Mia Wasikowska, Jessica Chastain, Jason Clarke, Dane DeHaan and Guy Pearce Rating: R; Running Time: 115 minutes What with the name … Continue reading

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Movie Review: ROBOT & FRANK

Directed by: Jake Schreier Screenplay by: Christopher Ford Cast: Frank Langella, James Marsden, Liv Tyler, Susan Sarandon, Jeremy Strong, Jeremy Sisto, Peter Saarsgard Rating: PG-13 Running Time: 90 minutes Buddy comedies: A cinematic staple, we’ve seen countless versions of mismatched duos thrown … Continue reading

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Movie Review: PREMIUM RUSH

Release date: August 24, 2012 Directed by: David Koepp Screenplay by: David Koepp & John Kamps Cast: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Michael Shannon, Dania Ramirez, Jamie Chung, Wolé Parks, Aasif Mandvi Rating: PG-13; Running Time: 91 minutes Joseph Gordon-Levitt once again stars in … Continue reading

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Movie Review: THE EXPENDABLES 2

Release date: August 17, 2012 Directed by: Simon West Screenplay by: Richard Wenk and Sylvester Stallone Cast: Sylvester Stallone, Jason Statham, Jet Li, Dolph Lundgren, Chuck Norris, Jean-Claude Van Damme, Bruce Willis, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Terry Crews, Randy Couture, Liam Hemsworth, … Continue reading

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Movie Review: PARANORMAN

Release date: August 17, 2012 Directed by: Chris Butler and Sam Fell Written by: Chris Butler Cast: Kodi Smit-McPhee, Tucker Albrizzi, Anna Kendrick, Casey Affleck, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Leslie Mann, Jeff Garlin, Elaine Stritch, John Goodman Rating: PG; Running Time: 93 minutes … Continue reading

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Movie Review: SPARKLE

Release date: August 17, 2012 Directed by: Salim Akil Screenplay by: Mara Brock Akil Cast: Jordin Sparks, Whitney Houston, Derek Luke, Mike Epps, Carmen Ejogo, Tika Sumpter Rating: PG-13 Sparkle … just doesn’t. The story behind why Whitney Houston would choose … Continue reading

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Movie Review: COSMOPOLIS

Release date: August 17, 2012 (ltd.); Cannes debut May 25, 2012 Written and Directed by: David Cronenberg Based on the novel by: Don DeLillo Cast: Robert Pattinson, Juliette Binoche, Sarah Gadon, Mathieu Amalric, Jay Baruchel, Kevin Durand, K’Naan, Emily Hampshire, … Continue reading

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Movie Review: THE BOURNE LEGACY

Release date: August 10, 2012 Directed by: Tony Gilroy Screenplay by: Tony Gilroy & Dan Gilroy Cast: Jeremy Renner, Rachel Weisz, Edward Norton, Stacy Keach, Dennis Boutsikaris, Oscar Issac, Joan Allen, Albert Finney, David Strathairn, Scott Glenn Rating: PG-13; Running Time: 135 … Continue reading

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