Jennifer Garner

Danny Collins Review

Danny Collins has the makings of something terrific, but it doesn’t quite reach the heights to which it aspires.

Home Entertainment Review: Men, Women, and Children

Men, Women, and Children (Jason Reitman, 2014) – Jason Reitman is a tough director to pin down. He clearly wants to be taken seriously and often attempts to dive into dark subject matter. Yet, he’s also a crowd-pleaser who tugs on emotions manipulatively and craves populist response/box office. So that leads to muddled movies from […]

TIFF 2014: Men, Women, & Children Review

Men, Women, & Children Special Presentations Despite chronically lapsing into the kind of melodrama that only parents who would bubble wrap their kids to keep them from from getting hurt would love, this story of the internets and the interconnectedness of our daily wired lives told through the microcosm of a small Texas town represents […]

Draft Day Review

Although a bit over directed and having precious little clue how an NFL franchise is actually run, Draft Day remains a largely entertaining sports comedy designed specifically for people who hate sports comedies.

Dallas Buyers Club Review

A definite high point in the still rising career Matthew McConaughey, and a very good, but lesser film in the career of Canadian director Jean-MarcVallee, Dallas Buyers Club runs a bit overlong, but it delivers a firm emotional punch at the hands of an unrepentant and initially reprehensible protagonist.

TIFF 2013: Dallas Buyers Club Review

Dallas Buyers Club Special Presentation Director: Jean-Marc Vallee A definite high point in the still rising career Matthew McConaughey, and a very good, but lesser film in the career of Vallee as a director, Dallas Buyers Club runs a bit overlong, but it delivers a firm emotional punch at the hands of an unrepentant and […]

The Odd Life of Timothy Green Review

The Odd Life of Timothy Green is an odd duck of a film that’s trying so desperately to be inspirational that it turns out to be cheesy at best and downright creepy and off putting and worst.

Interview: Peter Hedges

We talked to self professed perpetual dork, writer-director Peter Hedges about his latest film The Odd Life of Timothy Green, why he's so drawn to films about the nature of families, and how his own experiences as a parent have shaped the film.