The Wrestler

April 22, 2009

Many critics heralded The Wrestler (2008) as the resurrection of Mickey Rourke’s career but for fans of the mercurial actor, his comeback started with small, but memorable roles in Francis Ford Coppola’s The Rainmaker (1997), Buffalo 66 (1998), and... 

Chaplin: 15th Anniversary Edition

October 17, 2008

Adapted from My Autobiography by Charles Chaplin and Chaplin: His Life and Art by David Robinson, Chaplin (1992) was a prestigious, big budget biopic about the life of legendary English comedian Charles Chaplin. While the film was criticized for taking... 


October 18, 2006

Kevin Bacon continues to diversify an already fascinating career with his directorial debut, Loverboy (2005), adapted from Victoria Redel’s novel of the same name. Emily (Sedgwick) is a fiercely independent woman who isn’t looking for a husband but... 


September 21, 2005

Alfie (2004) is a contemporary remake of the classic Michael Caine movie and the ultimate metrosexual movie. Its protagonist is a good looking straight man obsessed with fashion and how he looks as a way to bed as many beautiful women as possible. His...