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From The Trailer Park - Stronger

Based on the true story of Jeff Bauman (Jake Gyllenhaal), who lost his legs in the Boston Marathon Bombing, and whose recovery became a source of inspiration for the city. Also stars Tatiana Maslany, Miranda Richardson, and Clancy Brown.

Happy Birthday, Bruce Campbell!

In honor of the great one’s birthday, here’s a video of him ministering a wedding attended entirely by zombies. Seriously.

I don’t think there’s a celebrity out there who has more fun with his fans than Campbell. Back in college, I went with a friend to a book signing he did in Seattle. The […]

Wonder Woman: the Rufus Review

First, a disclaimer. I am not a teen-aged girl. I don’t think I have ever read a superhero themed comic from cover to cover (as a kid I looked through a few at friends’ houses, but I don’t recall ever reading one). I don’t like CGI.

With that all out of the way, let’s […]

Hollywood Needs More Robert Duvalls

Clockwise from top left: Robert Duvall as Boo Radley in “To Kill a Mockingbird” (1962), Lt. Col. Bill Kilgore in “Apocalypse Now” (1979), Tom Hagen in “The Godfather” (1972), Joseph Stalin in “Stalin” (1992), Gus McCrae in “Lonesome Dove” (1989), and Bob Hodges in “Colors” (1988)

The Wall Street Journal had a great piece […]

Hollywood Idiot

Ultra-liberal actress Elizabeth Banks, best known for playing a shill for a decadent, totalitarian big government in The Hunger Games movies (she became an Obama apologist as research for the role), was at one of those awards shows nobody watches when she decided to climb on her diamond-studded soapbox about women not getting enough […]

From The Trailer Park - American Made

Based on a true story about Barry Seal (Tom Cruise), a pilot who worked as a smuggler for both the CIA and drug cartels in the 1980s. Directed by Doug Liman (Edge of Tomorrow, The Bourne Identity). Has a nice Top Gun-meets-Goodfellas vibe about it.

From The Trailer Park - Murder On The Orient Express

Kenneth Branagh directs and stars in this adaptation of the classic Agatha Christie mystery. Also stars Johnny Depp, Penelope Cruz, Willem Dafoe, Daisy Ridley, Josh Gad, Michelle Pfeiffer, Derek Jacobi, Judi Dench.

Monday Open Thread

From The Trailer Park - The Hero/The Ranch: Season 3

Sam Elliott is a national treasure. Dispute that and I will fight you. And for today’s Trailer Park, we’ve got an Elliott two-fer, both coming out later this month.

First up is The Hero, starring Elliott as a washed-up former Western star coming to terms with his own old age and obsolescence. Elliott is […]

From The Trailer Park - Logan Lucky

Two brothers (Channing Tatum, Adam Driver) in North Carolina plan a heist at a NASCAR race with the help of an incarcerated criminal (Daniel Craig). Also stars Katie Holmes, Sebastian Stan and Hillary Swank.

Steven Soderbergh appears to be doing a redneck version of Ocean’s Eleven here. Based on the trailer, it looks […]