The Hustle THE HUSTLE (2019) Starring Anne Hathaway, Rebel Wilson, Alex Sharp, Dean Norris, Ingrid Oliver, Tim Blake Nelson, Emma Davies, Casper Christensen, Meena Rayann, Sarah-Stephanie, Celine Abrahams, Aaron Neil, Douggie McMeekin, Francisco Labbe, Raffaello Degruttola, Deano Bugatti, Christophe de Choisy, Eloise Lovell Anderson and Philip Desmeules. Screenplay by Stanley Shapiro & Paul Henning and Dale Launer and Jac Schaeffer. Directed by Chris Addison. Distributed by M
Sherlock Gnomes SHERLOCK GNOMES (2018) Featuring the voices of James McAvoy, Emily Blunt, Johnny Depp, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Mary J. Blige, Jamie Demetriou, Michael Caine, Maggie Smith, Ashley Jensen, Matt Lucas, Julie Walters, Ozzy Osbourne, Stephen Merchant, James Hong, Matt Lucas, Kelly Asbury and Elton John. Screenplay by Kevin Cecil, Andy Riley, Ben Zazove. Directed by John Stevenson. Distributed by Paramount Pictures. 86 minutes. Rated PG. Be still my fangirl heart. The ga
Going in Style GOING IN STYLE (2017) Starring Michael Caine, Morgan Freeman, Alan Arkin, Ann-Margret, Joey King, Matt Dillon, Christopher Lloyd, Kenan Thompson, John Ortiz, Peter Serafinowicz, Siobhan Fallon Hogan, Maria Dizzia, Katlyn Carlson, Josh Pais, Melanie Nicholls-King, Camiel Warren-Taylor, Doris McCarthy, Jeremy Bobb, Ashley Aufderheide, Chris Carfizzi and Lolita Foster. Screenplay by Theodore Melfi. Directed by Zach Braff. Distributed by Focus Features. 96 minutes.
Now You See Me 2 NOW YOU SEE ME 2 (2016) Starring Jesse Eisenberg, Mark Ruffalo, Woody Harrelson, Dave Franco, Daniel Radcliffe, Lizzy Caplan, Jay Chou, Sanaa Lathan, Michael Caine, Morgan Freeman, Jay Chou, Tsai Chin, Henry Lloyd-Hughes, Justine Wachsberger, Ben Lamb, David Warshofsky and Richard Laing. Screenplay by Ed Solomon. Directed by Jon M. Chu. Distributed by Summit Entertainment. 129 minutes. Rated PG-13. A few years ago, Now You See Me was a surprisingly pleasant
Youth YOUTH (2015) Starring Michael Caine, Harvey Keitel, Rachel Weisz, Paul Dano, Jane Fonda, Mark Kozelek, Robert Seethaler, Alex MacQueen, Luna Mijovic, Tom Lipinski, Chloe Pirrie, Alex Beckett, Nate Dern, Mark Gessner, Paloma Faith, Ed Stoppard, Sonia Gessner, Madalina Ghenea, Sumi Jo and Dorji Wangchuk. Screenplay by Paolo Sorrentino. Directed by Paolo Sorrentino. Distributed by Fox Searchlight Pictures. 118 minutes. Rated R. Sometimes there is a point where you have t
Interstellar INTERSTELLAR (2015) Starring Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway, Michael Caine, Jessica Chastain, Wes Bentley, John Lithgow, Casey Affleck, David Gyasi, Mackenzie Foy, David Oyelowo, Collette Wolfe, Topher Grace, Ellen Burstyn, Matt Damon, Timothée Chalamet, William Devane and the voices of Bill Irwin and Josh Stewart. Screenplay by Jonathan Nolan and Christopher Nolan. Directed by Christopher Nolan. Distributed by Paramount Pictures. 169 minutes. Rated PG-13.
Kingsman: Secret Service KINGSMAN: THE SECRET SERVICE (2015) Starring Taron Egerton, Colin Firth, Mark Strong, Michael Caine, Samuel L. Jackson, Sofia Boutella, Sophie Cookson, Jack Davenport, Edward Holcroft, Mark Hamill, Samantha Womack, Jonno Davies, Geoff Bell and Alex Nikolov . Screenplay by Matthew Vaughn and Jane Goldman. Directed by Matthew Vaughn. Distributed by 20th Century Fox. 129 minutes. Rated R. Despite it’s action-based premise, Kingsman: The Secret Service
Nebraska NEBRASKA (2013) Starring Bruce Dern, Will Forte, June Squibb, Bob Odenkirk, Stacy Keach, Rance Howard, Mary Louise Wilson, Angela McEwan, Tim Driscoll, Devin Ratray, Kevin Kunkel, Missy Doty, Ronald Vosta, Glendora Stitt, Elizabeth Moore, Dennis McCoig and Ronald Vosta. Screenplay by Bob Nelson. Directed by Alexander Payne. Distributed by Paramount Vantage. 115 minutes. Rated R. Bruce Dern was one of the finest actors of the 60s and 70s. However, somehow, he never qu
Bewitched BEWITCHED (2005) Starring Nicole Kidman, Will Ferrell, Michael Caine, Shirley MacLaine, Jason Schwartzman, Kristin Chenoweth, Steve Carell, Heather Burns, Jim Turner, Stephen Colbert, David Allen Grier, Michael Badalucco, Carol Shelley, Katie Finneran, James Lipton, Conan O’Brien, Ed McMahon, Mo Rocca, Kate Walsh, Amy Sedaris and Richard Kind. Screenplay by Nora Ephron and Delia Ephron. Directed by Nora Ephron. Distributed by Columbia Pictures. 102 minutes. Rated
Batman Begins BATMAN BEGINS (2005) Starring Christian Bale, Michael Caine, Liam Neeson, Katie Holmes, Gary Oldman, Cillian Murphy, Tom Wilkinson, Rutger Hauer, Ken Watanabe, Mark Boone Jr., Linus Roache, Morgan Freeman, Larry Holden, Gerard Murphy, Colin McFarlane, Sara Stewart, Gus Lewis, Richard Brake, Rade Sherbedgia, Emma Lockhart and Christine Adams. Screenplay by Christopher Nolan and David S. Goyer. Directed by Christopher Nolan. Distributed by Warner Brothers Pictures
Christopher Walken stars in “Around the Bend.” CHRISTOPHER WALKEN THE SANEST MAN IN HOLLYWOOD by Jay S. Jacobs Mention the name Christopher Walken, and anyone you’re talking to will have a very strong, concrete image. There are very few actors in the world who spur such strong name recognition, such certainty on the part of an audience that we get what he’s all about. He’s a hard, tough guy who is maybe more than just a little off-balance. He is this far from snapping at a
Around the Bend AROUND THE BEND (2004) Starring Josh Lucas, Christopher Walken, Michael Caine, Jonah Bobo, Glenne Headley, Kathryn Hahn, David Eigenberg, Robert Douglas, Carlos Cabarcas, Gerry Bamman, Jean Effron, Lily Knight, Rick Negron, David Marciano, Norbert Weisser, Laurie O’Brien and Michael O’Neill. Screenplay by Jordan Roberts. Directed by Jordan Roberts. Distributed by Warner Independent Pictures. 85 minutes. Rated R. Sometimes, a movie doesn’t have to make big n
The Italian Job THE ITALIAN JOB (2003) Starring Mark Wahlberg, Charlize Theron, Edward Norton, Jason Statham, Seth Green, Mos Def, Donald Sutherland, Boris Krutonog, Julie Costello, Oscar Nunez, Olek Krupa and Gawtti. Screenplay by Wayne Powers and Donna Powers. Directed by F. Gary Gray. Distributed by Paramount Pictures. 111 minutes. Rated PG-13. Before I even get into what I think of the new remake of the old Michael Caine heist film The Italian Job, I have to take the oppo
Austin Powers in Goldmember AUSTIN POWERS in GOLDMEMBER (2002) Starring Mike Myers, Beyonce Knowles, Michael Caine, Seth Green, Vern Troyer, Robert Wagner, Michael York, with cameos by Tom Cruise, Gwyneth Paltrow, Kevin Spacey, Danny DeVito, John Travolta and Britney Spears. Screenplay by Mike Myers and Michael McCullers. Directed by Jay Roach. Distributed by New Line Pictures. Rated PG-13. 94 minutes. The films of the Austin Powers series are nearly impossible to critique.
From Hell FROM HELL (2001) Starring Johnny Depp, Heather Graham, Ian Holm, Robbie Coltrane, Ian Richardson, Jason Flemyng, Katrin Cartlidge, Terence Harvey, Susan Lynch, Paul Rhys, Lesley Sharp and Estelle Skornik. Screenplay by Terry Hayes and Rafael Yglesias. Directed by The Hughes Brothers. Distributed by 20th Century Fox. 121 minutes. Rated R. The hardest thing about making a film from such a familiar story as that of Jack the Ripper is the expectations. The story ha
Heartbreakers HEARTBREAKERS (2001) Starring Sigourney Weaver, Jennifer Love Hewitt, Gene Hackman, Ray Liotta, Jason Lee, Jeffrey Jones, Nora Dunn, Anne Bancroft, Julio Oscar Machoso, Ricky Jay, Shawn Colvin, Carrie Fisher, Kevin Nealon and Elya Baskin. Screenplay by Robert Dunn, Paul Guay and Stephen Mazur. Directed by David Mirkin. Distributed by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures. 123 minutes. Rated PG-13. Heartbreakers seems to have been inspired by many clever con-artist fil