Image

Miles Teller

The 10 Best Movies of 2017 (No. 1 Got Ignored)
2 years ago

The 10 Best Movies of 2017 (No. 1 Got Ignored)

I left the theater after watching “Thank You for Your Service” both drained and elated.

The film’s depiction of soldiers adjusting to civilian life proved brutal. We all need to …
Read More

‘Service’ Director Honors Veterans First and Foremost
2 years ago

‘Service’ Director Honors Veterans First and Foremost

Jason Hall says selling a studio on his “American Sniper” screenplay wasn’t easy.

“Nobody had made money on an Iraq war film. We got a bunch of passes [on it],” …
Read More

‘Only the Brave’ Is the Movie Firefighters Deserve
2 years ago

‘Only the Brave’ Is the Movie Firefighters Deserve

Hollywood can’t get enough of cop movies. Firefighter films? That’s a different story.

Ron Howard gave us “Backdraft” in 1991, a sturdy if conventional tale honoring those who rush toward …
Read More

Josh Brolin Salutes ‘Pure’ Fire Fighters in ‘Only the Brave’
2 years ago

Josh Brolin Salutes ‘Pure’ Fire Fighters in ‘Only the Brave’

Josh Brolin remembers what Eric Marsh’s mother first said to him after learning he would play her late son on the big screen.

“My son was a lot taller than …
Read More

‘Brave’ Star Miles Teller: Blondes Don’t Have More Fun
2 years ago

‘Brave’ Star Miles Teller: Blondes Don’t Have More Fun

Miles Teller will happily suffer for his art.

The “Whiplash” star endured more than a monstrous blister during the “boot camp” training for “Only the Brave.” The gig also required …
Read More

How I Stumped ‘Brave’s’ Josh Brolin on Free Speech
2 years ago

How I Stumped ‘Brave’s’ Josh Brolin on Free Speech

By  •  Opinion

Let’s be blunt. Many celebrity interviews are awful.

From “Who are you wearing?” to inane questions like, “In what ways are you like your character?”

It must take great acting just …
Read More

5 Movies That Nail the Artist’s Creative Spark
3 years ago

5 Movies That Nail the Artist’s Creative Spark

Those youthful proclamations are enough to make a parent’s stomach drop. The life of an artist is one littered with hardship, ambiguous success and uncertainty.

Movies rarely capture the internal …
Read More

Bush-Bashing ‘Dogs’ Exposes Anti-War Crowd, Too
3 years ago

Bush-Bashing ‘Dogs’ Exposes Anti-War Crowd, Too

You’ll get a blast from the recent past with “War Dogs,” a new comedy ripped from real headlines.

Only this isn’t “In the Valley of Elah 2” or “Redacted: Even …
Read More

Why ‘Get a Job’ Is a Millennial Misfire
3 years ago

Why ‘Get a Job’ Is a Millennial Misfire

Even less have been good or even authentic in any way.

“Get A Job [Blu-ray + Digital HD]” tries to capture what it’s like to be a millennial entering today’s …
Read More

‘Job’ Echoes How Obama’s Economy Failed Millennials
3 years ago

‘Job’ Echoes How Obama’s Economy Failed Millennials

“Southside” shows us when Barack met Michelle. It’s the start of a potent courtship that carried the couple all the way to the White House. The film screened at the just-wrapped Sundance …
Read More