The Night Listener

January 24, 2007

Gabriel Noone (Williams) is a writer and a late night talk show host in New York City who is in the midst of a creative funk – nothing seems to work anymore. His lover, Jess (Cannavale) has just moved out and this leaves him feeling a little isolated.... 

Little Miss Sunshine

December 20, 2006

This star-studded independent film (isn’t that an oxymoron?) was the toast of this year’s Sundance Film Festival with its distribution rights being bought for $10 million – one of the biggest deals ever made in the festival’s history. The film... 

In Her Shoes

March 4, 2006

Curtis Hanson is a chameleon-like filmmaker. From L.A. Confidential (1997) to Wonder Boys (2000) to 8 Mile (2002), he refuses to be pigeon-holed by any one genre. His latest effort, In Her Shoes (2005), adapted from Jennifer Weiner’s novel by Erin Brockovich... 

The Last Shot

November 12, 2005

Actors love doing satires of Hollywood. Case in point: the movie star-packed cast of Robert Altman’s movie The Player (1992) and David Mamet’s State and Main (2000). The Last Shot (2004) follows in this tradition but as you’re watching this clumsy...