Posts Tagged ‘Ewan McGregor’

This week’s releases include: a ’90s trendsetter; a female-led action flick; a slow building horror movie; dunno; second chapter in alien comedy; an all-star cast celebrates a holiday; and ordinary kids fight for their freedom. (more…)


A scene from HaywireRecent years have brought several films featuring tough, female protagonists that out match their male opponents in every contest, whether they faceoff physically or mentally. Stars of this action subgenre have included Angelina Jolie, Kate Beckinsale and Milla Jovovich. But the vicious fight scenes in Haywire show former MMA fighter Gina Carano could match, and maybe even take, the best of them (at least physically). (more…)

This week’s releases include: woolly vengeance; an old school action flick; an over-the-top family; a biopic; an amusing story of an unlucky guy; a sexy anthology; a memorable musical; revisiting a classic science fiction franchise; a multifaceted coming-of-age story; a flamboyant rock ‘n’ roll picture; and a life awakening. (more…)

This week’s releases include: gems from the first motion pictures; a father and son’s battle to be free; a new widow struggles to move forward; a man copes with the death of his father and a new relationship; a star-powered love story; a world in which monsters are real; an alien attack; a connection that transcends generations; an Errol Morris documentary; a home invasion picture; and an epic love story. (more…)

This week’s releases include: two exploits of the “Man with no name”; a cop thriller about an impressionist killer; an environmental documentary; a cop thriller about an impressionist killer; a humorous, relatable documentary; an interpretation of a bloody civil war; the reimagining of history with marionettes; an interesting exercise in examining a relationship; a samurai film turned western; a religious murder mystery; an original sequel to a remake; the tale of two blue lovebirds; a crime drama; a real-life success story; and a vampire apocalypse film. (more…)

Ewan McGregor in a scene from BeginnersLife is full of ends and beginnings, which means we’re almost always on the verge of one or the other. Beginners is about both of these events as one tends to influence the other until the past and present blend seamlessly. (more…)

This week’s releases provide a lot of variety: a love triangle in ancient Egypt; a monstrous haunting and possession; a strange tale of family and guilt; a thrilling chase in which the hunters and prey change roles; a re-release of a movie that inspired filmmakers and pop culture; and an up-close look at nature’s wrath. (more…)