The Franco Files — #1

It's been a new year for a little while now, but it's been even longer since I've introduced a new concept/feature to this humble little pet project of mine. Dudes and dudettes, I have to say I've waited long enough to unveil this idea, and after sitting on this for awhile I think it's time … Continue reading The Franco Files — #1

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The Monuments Men

Release: Friday, February 7, 2014 [Theater] Hollywood's golden boy, the man who no one thinks will actually age is not only going grey, he's becoming uninteresting. His latest directorial effort fails as a historical work of art, but succeeds in the extreme in showcasing A-list celeb vapidity. I've never been the biggest sucker for the handsome … Continue reading The Monuments Men

Gimme Shelter

Release: Friday, January 24, 2014 (limited) [Theater] Gimme Shelter finds Vanessa Hudgens and Rosario Dawson playing down their beauty profoundly as Hudgens goes from literal rags to riches in this powerful and emotional drama about life on the streets. The High School Musical starlet ditches the cute smiles and glitzy performances at the behest of writer/director … Continue reading Gimme Shelter

Labor Day

Release: Friday, January 31, 2014 [Theater] I have had wet dreams that were more realistic than this -- and more satisfying, too! Jason Reitman (who directed noteworthy films like Up in the Air and Thank You For Smoking) attempts to sweep audiences off their feet with an untraditional approach to a very traditional genre. Labor Day is, in a certain … Continue reading Labor Day