Michael Shannon doesn’t really look like Elvis Presley. For one thing, his face is shaped all wrong, his cheeks are too long and deeply creased. If it weren’t for the crazy haircut, the suits, and the sunglasses one would never think that Shannon was supposed to be The King. But then, neither does Kevin Spacey look like Present Richard Nixon. And yet through the sheer strength of their ... more >
“Elvis and Nixon,” TRIBECA FESTIVAL
One of the best films this year
Michael Shannon and Kevin SpaceyDirected by Liza Johnson
The Last Stand
Schwarzenegger's best starring vehicle since "Eraser"
Arnold Schwarzenegger and Forest WhitakerDirected by Kim Jee-Woon
Terminator, governator, what will we call this new chapter in the life of one of the best action heroes of my generation? What we can be sure of is that Schwarzenegger arrives in another decade coming off much better than he did, as an actor anyway, in the previous one. “The Expendables 2” was a blast and “The Last Stand” is the best starring vehicle he’s had since 1996’s “Eraser." This is a ... more >