Daily Archives: July 21, 2015

Movie Review: “Dark Was the Night,” dull was the movie about it

“Just stay calm,” the sheriff and his deputy tell the townspeople. And they do. They watched all the animals in town flee. They’ve noticed the moving shadows and noted the footprints. “Cloven. Hooves.” Maybe they noticed their story’s color palette … Continue reading

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Movie Review: “10 Cent Pistol”

Joe Mantegna, Jena Malone, Adam Arkin and Thomas Ian Nicholas are in the cast of the heist-gone-wrong thriller “10 Cent Pistol.” But it stars two unknowns — JT Alexander and Damon Alexander. Nothing wrong with that. Everybody deserves their shot … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Smulders rediscovers her range in “Unexpected”

Cobie Smulders reminds us that she’s more than an agent of “S.H.I.E.L.D” in “Unexpected,” playing a pregnant teacher who bonds with her star student, who also happens to be pregnant. Neither Samantha Abbott (Smulders) nor Jasmine (Gail Bean) planned these … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Gyllenhaal gets ripped for “Southpaw”

He had to look good on a horse so he could make Westerns, be convincing in uniform for his combat films, be sexy in romances and romantic comedies and look like he can take a punch for his boxing picture. … Continue reading

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