A quick, fun final trailer on the heels of the film's release, Jack Reacher: Never Go Back looks like it'll scratch that Mission: Impossible itch with less tech, more brute force, and a vigilante swagger. But the main thing to keep in mind while watching this IMAX trailer? Tom Cruise is 54 years old. Fifty-four. And looking as legit as ever. Jack Reacher: Never [...]


***1/2 out of **** Rated PG-13 (for prolonged intense disaster sequences and related disturbing images, and language including brief strong language) Released: September 23, 2016 Runtime: 107 minutes Director: Peter Berg Starring: Mark Wahlberg, Kurt Russell, Kate Hudson, Gina Rodriguez, John Malkovich (To read my conversation with stars Kurt Russell and Kate Hudson, click here.) The ecological toll was [...]

FENCES Teaser Electrified By Powerhouse Denzel Performance (VIDEO/IMAGES)

It's going to be really tempting for the Academy to give Denzel Washington his third Oscar. They may be compelled to give Viola Davis her first, too. The debut teaser for Fences shows off the acting prowess of Washington, who also directs, and then punctuates the end of this first look with stellar flashes by Davis. Both are reprising their [...]

Scorsese Religious Epic SILENCE Set For Awards Season Run

Andrew Garfield's next two films are each passion projects by Mel Gibson and Martin Scorsese - directors known for their stark violent content - and in both he'll play a Christian on a mission. Gibson's Hacksaw Ridge has been well-publicized (and likely will continue to be, leading up to its November 4 release), but Scorsese's film wrapped shooting as far back as [...]

THE HOLLARS (Movie Review)

** out of **** Rated PG-13 (for brief language and some thematic material)
 Released: August 26, 2016 limited; September 23 wide Runtime: 88 minutes
 Director: John Krasinski Starring: John Krasinski, Margo Martindale, Richard Jenkins, Anna Kendrick, Sharlto Copley, Charlie Day, Josh Groban My review of The Hollars, for The Tulsa Voice, the sophomore indie directorial effort from The Office actor John Krasinski. It's [...]