Tag: Woody Harrelson

Film: Triple 9

Triple 9 | Director John Hillcoat | Score: 4.4 In John Hillcoat’s bloody, bad-cop thriller, Woody Harrelson plays a carousing, boozy, reckless-driving detective named Jeffery Allen. He’s so twisty and chill he digs out a half-smoked roach out of an…

Film: Out of the Furnace

Out of the Furnace | Director Scott Cooper | Score: 5.0 Here’s a helpful tip for all you burgeoning film directors who would dearly love some big names for your next low-budget indie: Just make sure your last film —…

Film Review: The Hunger Games

The Hunger Games | Director Gary Ross | Score: 5.2 A decade ago, who would have predicted the buying whims of the previously unheralded 13-year-old girl would be dictating the rise and fall of galactic Hollywood tent-pole blockbusters? Beginning in…

Movie DVD Review: 2012

2012  |  Director Roland Emmerich  |  Score: 4.7 If it weren’t for Roland Emmerich’s stunning use of computer generated special effects and a scarily believable explanation for the end of the world, there is little doubt the film would have…

The Messenger

The Messenger  |  Director Oren Moverman  |  Score: 7.6 Ben Foster is the kind of actor who inhabits his roles so thoroughly, the first time you see him on screen, you assume whatever character he’s playing is his sole métier…