Posts Tagged ‘george clooney’

Ryan Gosling (Stephen Meyers), George Clooney (Mike Morris), Philip Seymour Hoffman (Paul Zara), Marisa Tomei (Ida Horowicz), Evan Rachel Wood (Molly Stearns), Paul Giamatti (Duffy). Screenplay by George Clooney et al. Directed by George Clooney. Rating: 15. Running time: 101 minutes. I promised myself I wouldn’t use this oh so obvious word, but I’m finding […]


George Clooney (Miles), Catherine Zeta Jones (Marilyn), Geoffrey Rush (Donovan Donaly). Screenplay by Robert Ramsey, Matthew Stone, Joel Coen & Ethan Coen. Directed by Joel & Ethan Coen. Rating: 12. Running time: 100 minutes. I’m constantly perplexed as to why as moviegoers we feel obliged to cut the Coen brothers so much slack, but I’m […]


[Voices] George Clooney (Mr. Fox), Meryl Streep (Mrs. Fox), Jason Schwartzman (Ash), Bill Murray (Badger). Screenplay by Noah Baumbach and Wes Anderson. Directed by Wes Anderson. Rating: PG. Running time: 87 minutes. A strangely shot but largely delightful film, Fantastic Mr. Fox brings Roald Dahl’s cherished novella to the screen in the most prefect way possible. […]


George Clooney (Jack), Violante Placido (Clara), Irina Björklund (Ingrid). Screenplay by Rowan Joffe. Directed by Anton Corbijn. Rating: 15. Running time: 105 minutes. “For if we look on men fullgrown, and consider how brittle the frame of our humane body is, and how easie a matter it is, even for the weakest man to kill the strongest, […]


Brad Pitt (Chad Feldheimer), Frances McDormand (Linda Litzke), George Clooney (Harry Pfarrer), John Malkovich (Osbourne Cox), Tilda Swinton (Katie Cox). Screenplay by Joel & Ethan Coen. Directed by Joel & Ethan Coen. Rating: 15. Running time: 96 minutes. Every Coen brothers film has to revolve around a gloriously absurd situation, right? Right, and Burn After Reading […]


So this is my first blog post that’s not a review, but it’s also the first time since I started running this thing that the Fall of a year has approached. That means it’s Oscar season. Because of the Academy’s short memory, it seems all studios make sure their films are released in the three […]


George Clooney (Ryan Bingham), Vera Farmiga (Alex), Anna Kendrick (Natalie Keener), Jason Bateman (Craig Gregory). Screenplay by Sheldon Turner and Jason Reitman. Directed by Jason Reitman. Rating: 15. Running time: 108 minutes. It looked like it would be so dull, didn’t it? Seriously – George Clooney flying around sacking people for 2 hours non-stop. How […]