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Review: OCEAN'S 8, Thieves Like Us, Sorta

Upon its release in December 2001, Steven Soderbergh's Ocean's Eleven felt like a salve upon a troubled nation's open wounds. Coming on the heels of Soderbergh's dazzling dramatic duo of the previous year (Erin Brockovich and Traffic), his caper flick...

OCEAN'S 8: Hathaway, Rihanna, Kaling And More Ladies Join Cast

Deadline reported this morning that actors Anne Hathaway, Mindy Kaling, Helen Bonham Carter and musical entertainers Rihanna and Awkwafina will join Sandra Bullock and Cate Blanchett in Gary Ross' Ocean's Eleven spin-off Ocean's 8 (or Ocean's Ocho).  The female driven caper spin...

Review: OUR BRAND IS CRISIS, Politics In A Familiar Nutshell

What an odd little beast! Neither fish nor fowl, the highly-fictionalized Our Brand Is Crisis acknowledges that it was "suggested" by Rachel Boynton's same-titled 2005 documentary. That film, which I have not seen, revolved around two male political strategists --...

Review: MINIONS Tickles Funnybone, But Scratches No Itch

(Nevertheless it will make.... MILLIONS!) In the increasingly vast catalog of computer-generated animated feature films, the two Despicable Me films aren't exactly considered to be top tier. Weak in story and painfully sentimental, what watchability they have is completely owned...

The Kids Talk Film: GRAVITY

You have read a lot of positive things about Alfonso Cuarón's immersive action picture Gravity in these parts, but how, you ask, would young children react to the prospect of two handsome astronauts problem solving their way out of a tight...

Opening: GRAVITY Astounds And Thrills And Chills And Astounds Again

So you want to be an astronaut? Alfonso Cuarón's gripping, often spectacular thriller Gravity sends George Clooney and Sandra Bullock flying into space, where they encounter every explorer's worst nightmare, the deadly kind you can't hope to control, but can...

Oops! GRAVITY Trailer Detaches From Reality

Raise your hand if you've ever been in space. Anyone? Anyone? Neither have I. And therefore I submit that the newest trailer / clip for Alfonso Cuaron's Gravity is firmly detached from any reality that I have ever known. So,...

Cuaron's GRAVITY To Open Venice

Alfonso Cuaron's long awaited scifi picture Gravity has been selected as the opening night film at the 2013 Venice Film Festival. The 3D effort stars Sandra Bullock and George Clooney as astronauts spun out into deep space following an accident...

Review: THE HEAT Is the Buddy-Cop Comedy We've Been Waiting For

Nothing will sink a buddy comedy faster than poor chemistry between the leads, which can seem unfair if the script is good. But the opposite is also true: a pair of actors with real comic energy, who complement one another...

Clooney and Bullock Lost in Space in Terrifying First GRAVITY Teaser

Alfonso Cuarón's Gravity has been a long time coming and today we finally get a glimpse of the film through its first teaser. The film stars George Clooney and Sandra Bullock as astronauts who become stranded in space.Originally set up...