Strong acting performances from Tom Hardy and James Gandolfini still can’t redeem the conclusion of Roskam’s crime drama ‘The Drop.’
With only a few comedic moments, ‘The Trip to Italy’ overall lacks an entertaining storyline.
Ned Benson successfully launches the first of his three-part film series, collectively titled ‘The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby.’
Filmed over the course of 12 years, ‘Boyhood’ successfully conveys authenticity and sentimentality by focusing on the moments of everyday life.
‘Chocolat’ director Lasse Hallstrom combines themes of romance, food, and family for his feel-good film ‘The Hundred Foot Journey.’
In case moviegoers haven’t seen enough 20-somethings play high school students, 25-year-old Gabriella Wilde plays the lanky, extremely privileged Jade Butterfield (a name which somehow evokes both nursery rhymes and exotic dancing), continuously described as the social outcast of her high school who could always be found “with her nose in a book” (although no such books ever appear on screen).