Colin Firth

Matthew Vaughn adapts another Mark Millar story with mixed results.


Magic in the Moonlight is not terrible, but it’s far from Woody Allen‘s best. This is Allen playing it safe, with material that’s familiar both in the setting, and the theme.


‘Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy’ is the movie adaptation of John Le Carre’s 1974 novel about the hunt for a Soviet double agent at the top of the ladder in the British secret service. Gary Oldman plays the man charged with figuring out who the mole is. The audience, however, is challenged with trying to figure out what the hell is going on.


This is a new column that I pitched to Eric a few weeks ago, basically because I have a lot of pent-up frustration about award shows. Thank you Eric for letting me “freelance” while all I’m really doing is venting. Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role, 2009 WINNER: Jeff Bridges (Crazy Heart) [...]