For about 50 percent of us, this story will hit particularly close to home. In A.C.O.D., Adam Scott plays Carter, a guy who's been caught in the middle of his parents' (Richard Jenkins and Catherine O'Hara) messy divorce for the past 20 years. Little did he know that a psychologist and writer (Jane Lynch) has penned a book about Carter whom she says suffers from A.C.O.D or "Adult Children of Divorce." It's only when Carter's younger brother reveals he's getting hitched that he's forced to go...Read Full Story
The story of Roland Emmerich's new action-packed White House Down is about a rejected Secret Service applicant (Channing Tatum) who finds himself at the right place at the wrong time after a group of paramilitary hoodlums take over the White House. From there, it's up to Tatum to do everything in his power to protect the president (Jaime Foxx) by any means possible.In the newly released extended trailer, the tone quickly jumps from heartfelt dad-daughter drama to full-blown action-packed...Read Full Story
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The Bottom Line
Should you see it?
Pitt rules, first of all, and director Dominik's lens savors every scene and shot. It's stylistically compelling and much deeper than its simple plot.
With the empty promises of our politicians chattering incessantly in the background, Andrew Dominik's Killing Me Softly flows languidly like the seep from an open wound. Kiwi writer/director Dominik takes the guts of George V. Higgins' 1974 mob novel Cogan's Trade and...Read Full Story