‘CinemAddicts’ Episode 88: ‘Widows,’ ‘The Clovehitch Killer,’ And ‘If Beale Street Could Talk’

Widows, directed by Steve McQueen and headlined by Viola Davis, is Anderson Cowan's most anticipated film of this year, so obviously that's ther lead of our title. But wait, there's more! I absolutely loved The Clovehitch Killer and this episode features a bit of insight into Anderson's screenwriting process and his love for the David … Continue reading ‘CinemAddicts’ Episode 88: ‘Widows,’ ‘The Clovehitch Killer,’ And ‘If Beale Street Could Talk’

Laura Dern on Acting With Honesty (“99 Homes” Interview)

Laura Dern is a national treasure, and after last year's Oscar nominated work in Wild, she knocks it out of the park once again in 99 Homes.  During the interviews for the film, I asked Dern about the keys to making her characters feel absolutely real. Though director Ramin Bahrani sees his movie as a thriller, 99 Homes is set amidst the backdrop … Continue reading Laura Dern on Acting With Honesty (“99 Homes” Interview)

Reese Witherspoon Brings “Life Experiences” To ‘Wild’ Collaboration

Opening December 5, Wild stars Oscar winner Reese Witherspoon (Walk the Line) as Cheryl Strayed, a woman who hikes over a thousand miles on the Pacific Crest Trail on a journey of self-discovery. Laura Dern co-stars on as Cheryl's mother Bobbi. The picture, based on Cheryl Strayed's bestselling memoir, is directed by Dallas Buyers Club filmmaker Jean-Marc Vallee. This should be the second year of awards … Continue reading Reese Witherspoon Brings “Life Experiences” To ‘Wild’ Collaboration

‘When The Game Stands Tall’ Hits Blu-ray & DVD in December

When The Game Stands Tall (115 minutes, PG), the football story inspired by coach Bob Ladouceur's (Jim Caviezel) storied run with the De La Salle High School Spartans, heads to Blu-ray  Combo Pack and DVD December 9 via Sony Pictures Home Entertainment and AFFIRM Films (it hits Digital HD on November 25). The De La Salle … Continue reading ‘When The Game Stands Tall’ Hits Blu-ray & DVD in December

Jim Caviezel Goes The Distance In ‘When The Game Stands Tall’

Person of Interest star Jim Caviezel, who starred as a shady warden last year in the Sylvester Stallone/Arnold Schwarzenegger feature Escape Plan, dons the white hat once again in the sports film When The Game Stands Tall. In the fact based film, Caviezel plays Coach Bob Ladouceur (he's known as Coach Lad), a man who … Continue reading Jim Caviezel Goes The Distance In ‘When The Game Stands Tall’