Channing Tatum

Jupiter Ascending Review

Jupiter Ascending (2015)

Dirs: The Wachowskis

The Wachowskis’ latest opus is a space opera in the grand tradition of Star Wars – a straight-faced and earnest tale of rogues and neophytes up against an entrenched evil empire. (more…)

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Foxcatcher (TIFF 2014 Review)

Foxcatcher (2014)

Steve Carell steps out of the office and into the dark mind of John du Pont in Bennett Miller’s gripping drama Foxcatcher. Bolstered by a trio of awards-worthy performances and heavy on the verisimilitude, it’s an exceedingly dark tale of classism, corruption, and how the strong prey on the weak. Returning to the true crime genre that he so successfully mined in his debut feature Capote, Miller’s Foxcatcher takes its time in its portrayal of a distinctly American tragedy and says a lot about the country that spawned it, much of it unflinching and bleak. (more…)