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'Money Monster' Review: Jodie Foster Message Movie Ruined by Plot Contrivances & Dishonesty

Money Monster with George Clooney and Jack O'Connell: TV celebrity and unwise investor/hostage-taker in Jodie Foster-directed socially conscious drama that is severely handicapped by a mix of pretentiousness and cowardice. 'Money Monster' review: Jodie Foster movie suffers from both qualitative and intellectual disconnect Sometimes there's a difference between what a movie thinks it is and what it actually is. Usually it's a qualitative disconnect, as in “this movie thinks it's exciting but it's actually boring” or “this movie assumes Kevin Hart is funny when, in fact, he's not.” In the case of Money Monster, the divide is also an intellectual versus anti-intellectual one. The fourth film directed by Jodie Foster fancies itself a ripped from the headlines wail from the […]


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'Money Monster' Review: Jodie Foster Message Movie Ruined by Plot Contrivances & Dishonesty



Oscar Predictions: From 'Gravity' to 'Gatsby'

Oscar 2014 predictions: From 'Gravity' to 'The Great Gatsby' (image: George Clooney in 'Gravity') See previous post: “Oscar 2014 Predictions: From 'American Hustle' to 'The Hunt.'” Among those listed are Meryl Streep, Robert Redford, Julia Roberts, Jennifer Lawrence, David O. Russell, Jared Leto, Matthew McConaughey, Cate Blanchett, Sally Hawkins, Judi Dench, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Lupita Nyong'o, Michael Fassbender, Steve McQueen, Bruce Dern, June Squibb, James Gandolfini, Alfonso Cuarón, Sandra Bullock, Tom Hanks, and Emma Thompson. Below is the follow up list to our last-minute Oscar 2014 predictions. All lists are in alphabetical order. The only categories that feature runners-up and long shots are the two screenplay categories. Curiously, several major movies and/or widely touted potential Oscar contenders have been completely shut […]


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Oscar Predictions: From 'Gravity' to 'Gatsby'



'Gravity' Film: Top Ten Box Office Chart But No Opening Weekend Record

'Gravity' film to pass $200 million at domestic box office next weekend? Oct. 23, '13, update: Starring Academy Award winners Sandra Bullock and George Clooney, Alfonso Cuarón's thriller Gravity will quite likely pass the $200 million milestone at the North American box office this coming weekend, Oct. 25–27, '13. Gravity's domestic cume currently stands at $174.91 million, after having added $30.02 million last weekend (Oct. 18-20), in addition to $2.4 million on Monday (Oct. 21) and $2.95 million on Tuesday (Oct. 22) according to figures found at Boxofficemojo.com. In the next couple of days, Gravity should add another $5-5.5 million, raising its domestic total to a little over $180 million. Last weekend, Gravity was down only 31 percent. As long […]


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'Gravity' Film: Top Ten Box Office Chart But No Opening Weekend Record