David M. Rosenthal's A Single Shot starts with some bad news and some good news. Bad news: Hunting Action Hillbilly™ Sam Rockwell accidentally shot a lady while trying to kill a deer. Good news: Apparently Rockwell exists within a video game world, because at her kill site spawned a box of cash. Unfortunately, there's still a lot more bad news for Sam, as his wife is filing for divorce, his lawyer (an amazingly-toupéed William H. Macy) is blackmailing him, and it turns out Jason Isaacs and his criminal buddies are looking for that money, and they're willing to kill dogs and kidnap kids to get it back. It's like, man, can't there ever just be a big box of free money without a dark, murderous thriller attached? I guess not.
Based on the true story of poet Mark O'Brien, Ben Lewin's The Sessions stars the always-entertaining John Hawkes as a 38-year-old whose polio has left him paralyzed and virginal. In the hopes of remedying that second point, Hawkes gets the religious approval of Daryl Hall-haire... / Continue →
When young over-enunciator Oskar Schell loses his father in the September 11 attacks, he is, naturally, pretty distraught. He lost a parent, after all, and that parent was TOM HANKS, America's Favorite Actor. Like so many an adolescent boy, with his father away, Oskar starts ro... / Continue →
Sony has released the trailer to Cadillac Records, the story of Muddy Waters (Jeffrey Wright), Chuck Berry (Mos Def), Etta James (Beyoncé), Big Willie Dixon (Cedric t. Entertainer), and Chess Records owner Leonard Chess (Adrien Brody). If most single-musician biopics have a dec... / Continue →