Movie Review: ‘GOLD’ is leaden

January 23rd, 2017 | Movie News, Movie Review, Reviews | 0 Comment

Courtney Howard // Film Critic GOLD | 2h 1min | R Directed by: Stephen Gaghan Starring: Bryce Dallas Howard, Matthew McConaughey, Toby Kebbell, Edgar Ramírez, Bruce Greenwood Hear the phrase, “from the Academy Award winning writer of TRAFFIC and starring the Academy Award winning actor of DALLAS BUYERS CLUB,” and you’d assume you were in for a golden time, right? Not so fast. Director Stephen Gaghan and star Matthew McConaughey prove that ...

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Love on the rocks – ‘THE LIGHT BETWEEN OCEANS’ and ‘THE HANDMAIDEN’ lead this week’s Blu-ray and DVD releases

January 22nd, 2017 | Blu-ray Review, Reviews | 0 Comment

Preston Barta // Editor THE LIGHT BETWEEN OCEANS Rated PG-13, 132 minutes. Director: Derek Cianfrance Cast: Michael Fassbender, Alicia Vikander, Rachel Weisz, Florence Clery and Bryan Brown Available Tuesday on DVD, Blu-ray and various digital platforms. What a remarkable filmmaker Derek Cianfrance has become. From a bittersweet study of a fading marriage (Blue Valentine) to a sweeping epic about fathers and sons (The Place Beyond the Pines), he ...

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Fresh On Demand: ‘DETOUR’ and ‘THE AUTOPSY OF JANE DOE’

January 20th, 2017 | Movie Review, Reviews, The Queue | 0 Comment

Jared McMillan // Film Critic DETOUR Rated R, 97 minutes. Director: Christopher Smith Cast: Tye Sheridan, Emory Cohen and Bel Powley Harper (Tye Sheridan) is in the throes of law school while his mother is dying in a hospital. Depressed, he decides to drink away his pain at a bar. It’s here that he catches the attention of a tatted-up criminal type named Johnny Ray (Emory Cohen). Harper doesn’t back down from Johnny Ray, and he’s impressed. ...

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