Director Kormákur seems to have a knack for draining all of the energy out of life’s most epic stories.
CAST: Shailene Woodley
A bright, logical teenage cancer patient unexpectedly finds her soul mate at a support group in The Fault in Our Stars. Sixteen-year-old Hazel Grace Lancaster (Shailene Woodley) has struggled with cancer for much of her short life. After nearly dying some years before, she’s now settled into her eventual fate and spends her time tethered to […]
A streetwise, charismatic teen unintentionally falls for a good-hearted, introverted girl who teaches him a thing or two about young love in The Spectacular Now. John Lennon‘s solo hit, “Beautiful Boy,” includes the lyric, “Life is what happens when you’re busy making other plans.” Those words perfectly encapsulate the overriding theme of the latest romantic […]
There’s been a lot of Oscar talk surrounding George Clooney and his latest film, The Descendants. Clooney’s always been a solid actor and has tried again and again to break into the top tier of actors only to not quite make it. Frankly, I’ve always felt it’s been the sex symbol curse. Many other actors […]