Fast-forward to the present, some time in 2104. Humanity is on the verge of extinction, and a group of colonizers are sent aboard the ship Covenant to a very distant planet that could host as a new Earth.
If imitation is the highest form of flattery, then what is satire? Ben Stiller leads an ensemble squad of A-list stars in a movie about actors acting as Vietnam soldiers who get themselves into real trouble when they head deep into the jungles of Asia to explore Hollywood's heart of darkness. Ben Stiller plays action... Continue Reading →
Poetic and resounding, Up in the Air hits the emotional notes emphatically. The pitch-perfect and subtle nuances, the ebb and flow of the characters, and the technical craftsmanship of director/co-writer Jason Reitman combine to form a poignant story about relationships. Ryan Bingham (George Clooney) jetsets from city to city as a sort of corporate hitman.... Continue Reading →