Casey Affleck

In Interstellar, Christopher Nolan is getting pretty pictures and great actors to shine up his turd of a premise until you are forced to proclaim him a master of the cinematic arts.

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Christopher Nolan’s Sci-Fi epic spans the stars, but at its heart is a family drama that errs on the side of sentiment.

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Out of the Furnace is one of those movies that spends so much time building mood and character that by the time the plot really kicks in, you realize it was in the service of nothing terribly special.

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David Lowery’s sleepy Texas love story is here and gone with minimum impact.

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Here’s my TV review with clips of David Lowery’s melancholy crime drama Ain’t Them Bodies Saints starring Casey Affleck, Rooney Mara, and Ben Foster on KCTV5′s It’s Your Morning. The movie opens today in Kansas City at the Tivoli and Glenwood Arts theaters.

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Brett Ratner’s latest assault on cinema, ‘Tower Heist’, wears its blue-collar leanings on its sleeve like the world’s least subtle Livestrong bracelet.

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