Daily Archives: October 20, 2013

Preview: Liam Neeson is in action at 40,000 feet in “Non Stop”

This is an interesting direction for Liam Neeson’s career to settle into — man of action, Mr. “Taken” and “A-Team.” In “Non Stop,” he’s a U.S. Air Marshal whose flight has a murderer/blackmailer on board. Julianne Moore looks like the … Continue reading

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Next Interviews: Questions for Michael Douglas or Mary Steenburgen?

Say this for “Last Vegas.” CBS Films didn’t scrimp on cast, baby. FIVE Oscar winners star in this comedy about old men, lifelong pals “from the neighborhood,” gathering in Vegas to celebrate the marriage of one of their ranks. Michael … Continue reading

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Box Office: “Gravity” soars, “Carrie” uhh, bleeds out

Another great weekend for “Gravity,” which holds 3D IMAX screens captive and appears to have enough staying power to do top five well into November. Over $30 million this weekend. “Captain Phillips” had a good “hold,” as the Box Office … Continue reading

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Preview: Jason Statham takes care of a Meth-lord in “Homefront”

James Franco gets to play the bad guy — and didn’t you see that coming? — in “Homefront,” what looks to be a standard issue Jason Statham actioner about a very tough and accomplished guy, trying to keep on the … Continue reading

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Movie Review: “Concussion” turns “Desperate Housewives” gay

Erotic, but about more than the sex, droll, but about more than witty lines and cutting observations by and about bored suburban moms, “Concussion” is a most promising first feature from writer-director Stacie Passon. It’s well-acted, sometimes poignant and occasionally … Continue reading

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