Tag: common

Review: AVA Fails to Give Jessica Chastain an Action Franchise Of Her Own

Jessica Chastain, John Malkovich, Common and Geena Davis star in an action movie, directed by Tate Taylor ('The Help').

AVA Trailer: When Jessica Chastain Laughs Like This, You Better Run

Forget the Academy Award nominations. When Jessica Chastain laughs like she laughs in the first trailer for Ava, you better run, boy, and run as fast as you can. Two-time Academy Award nominee Jessica Chastain portrays the titular character in...

BLACK SAMURAI: Common Takes Lead In New TV Series

Variety is reporting that actor and musician Common is attached to Black Samurai, a television adaptation of a book series from the 70s.    The TV project, currently in development, is based on Marc Olden’s 1974 book series, which inspired...

Review: MOVIE 43 Asks the God of Comedy, "Why Hast Thou Forsaken Me?"

Movie 43 really is an irredeemable experience. As you leave the cinema, you may curse the heavens and cry out, "Why?! Why, oh why, Comedy, did you allow yourself to be violated by the flaccid members of unoriginal, conventional and...

Review: LUV, An Almost Likable Movie About Unshackling the Past

While watching LUV, I kept thinking about a painfully true line of dialogue in Paul Thomas Anderson's Magnolia. The quote, which is a premonition for every character in the film, is this: "We may be through with the past, but...