drama

Room is a powerful drama that signals the arrival of Brie Larson as a dramatic actress.

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Aaron Sorkin returns to Silicon Valley this time with director Danny Boyle for Steve Jobs, a movie that is less a biopic and more a collection of three one-act plays that are less concerned with the man and more concerned with perpetuating the legend of the magnetic, charismatic, dreamer who founded Apple and revolutionized computing.

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Trevan and Eric work through Amour, Side Effects, Identity Thief and Warm Bodies while Trey sweats it out boating in some tropical paradise.

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Well acted and well directed, Quartet stands on the edge of schmaltziness, with one foot dangling. But thankfully, it never fully jumps off. It’s not necessarily memorable for the right or wrong reasons. And while it doesn’t do much to be outstanding, it is a perfectly pleasant film.

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It’s a podcast with one of the best and worst films in recent memory, so don’t miss it.

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Judd Apatow’s latest film about age, parenting and everything in between features some bright spots, but is a flawed film overall.

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This week Eric, Trevan and Trey return to Middle-earth with Peter Jackson for a lengthy discussion of The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey before moving on to Sacha Gervasi‘s take on Alfred Hitchcock in the appropriately titled film, Hitchcock. Is the return to The Shire and Rivendell worth your time? Is 48 Frames-per-Second filmmaking the downfall of [...]

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Happy Thanksgiving, everybody! Trevan, Trey and Eric are back with reviews of the week’s big Wednesday openings – Silver Linings Playbook and Life Of Pi – two great movies that deserve your attention this weekend. So while everyone else is standing in and line and shopping their hearts out, take a load, watch a great movie with [...]

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After a long hiatus, we’re back. And we have 120 movies to work through. OK, Not really, just five.

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‘The Master,’ confirms an assertion Trey made when he left the theater after viewing ‘There Will Be Blood,’ that the 2007 masterpiece was a turning point for P.T. Anderson.

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It’s quiet, muted at times, as Anderson says with a single shot what lesser directors spend entire scenes on creating, and it ends on a vague whimper.

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Trevan and Trey welcome new contributing writer and first-time podcaster Adam Brumback as the three discuss Will Smith’s newest offering Men In Black 3 before moving on to something completely different. How different? How about a psycho-drama centered on the possibility of time travel? Subscribe to The Scene-Stealers Podcast on iTunes or our RSS.

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Eric tackles The Five-Year Engagement, the latest from Jason Segel and Nicholas Stoller. Meanwhile, Trey watches The Pirates! Band of Misfits and [spoiler alert] doesn’t hate it! Trevan asks questions and makes snap judgments. Subscribe to The Scene-Stealers Podcast on iTunes or our RSS.

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Fresh off of seeing Wrath Of The Titans, Trevan and Eric unleash a Kraken of rage on this unnecessary and unwarranted sequel. Meanwhile Trey struggles to come up with a single memorable thing about Salmon Fishing In The Yemen and comes away with a pretty hilarious homage to 24. Lastly, and on a much sadder note, Trevan reads racist [...]

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‘The Descendants’ is another nuanced look at the tragicomic world of the modern adult male from the man who brought us ‘Election,’ ‘About Schmidt,’ and ‘Sideways.’

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