Tag Archives: Jeremy Renner

WIND RIVER: another masterpiece from Taylor Sheridan

With the contemporary Western thriller Wind River, screenwriter Taylor Sheridan has delivered another masterpiece, this time in his first effort as director. Wind River was probably my most anticipated film of the year because I pegged Sheridan’s previous movie Hell … Continue reading

Share
Posted in Movies | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

DVD/Stream of the Week: American Hustle

Why is American Hustle so gloriously entertaining? It’s certainly successful as a con man movie, as a 70s period piece and as a fast-paced (sometimes almost screwball) comedy. But I think the key is that writer-director David O. Russell develops … Continue reading

Share
Posted in Weekly Movie Recommendations | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

American Hustle: gloriously entertaining

Why is American Hustle so gloriously entertaining?  It’s certainly successful as a con man movie, as a 70s period piece and as a fast-paced (sometimes almost screwball) comedy.  But I think the key is that writer-director David O. Russell develops … Continue reading

Share
Posted in Movies | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Town

Ben Affleck knows Boston, which is the best thing about this crime drama about thieves desperately evading the FBI.  The Town is a well made, satisfying Hollywood action thriller, but nothing more.  The movie really had me hooked through the … Continue reading

Share
Posted in Movies | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Town

The trailer for The Town has just been released: Ben Affleck proved in Gone Baby Gone that he is a fine director.  Now, in The Town,  he brings us another Boston crime drama about thieves desperately evading the FBI.  Stars Affleck, Mad … Continue reading

Share
Posted in Upcoming Movies | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Updated Movies I'm Looking Forward To

I’ve updated Movies I’m Looking Forward To with Kisses, Dinner for Schmucks, Cairo Time, and The Town. Kisses is a promising Irish indie about two surburban tweens who run away to Dublin for a very scary night. Stephen Rea appears … Continue reading

Share
Posted in Upcoming Movies | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment