Ewan McGregor

A bit clunky at times, Our Kind of Traitor is still a gripping spy yarn that forgoes the Bond and Borne tropes in exchange for a more cerebral, character-driven adventure.

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Meryl Streep leads an all-star cast in this plate-breaker that never manages to rise above spitefulness.

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This week, Eric takes the week off for a spa visit, so Trevan and Trey enlist the help of Film School co-curator Erin Kennedy to talk about Her, August: Osage County and Lone Survivor. We’ve already talked about Her on last week’s best-of podcasts, but you’ll want to stick around for the Oscar fodder that is August: Osage County and [...]

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Since Hoult and Tomlinson don’t generate much heat and the story has zero surprises, there’s not any reason to stay invested in this dull fairy tale re-imagining. The film suffers from timing, I suppose, being the most recent in this lame fairy-tale update trend, which seems to exist only to let Hollywood’s VFX artists loose on properties that are immediately familiar to a global audience.

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Eric, Trey and Trevan discuss the Oscars, Seth MacFarlane and the biggest upsets of the night before getting into this week’s movies, Jack The Giant Slayer and John Dies At The End.

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‘The Impossible,’ based on a true story, offers gruesome and suffocating visuals, but often the film feels oddly sterile given its content.

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If you’re looking to rent a new action movie or a romantic comedy this weekend, you might want to watch/read this first.

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An unusual action movie and a music documentary from one of the most respected filmmakers working today are out on Blu-ray and DVD now.

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How does a film, which has a critically lauded director, an Academy Award winning writer, and a handful of very talented British actors and actresses, fizzle to a thin and mediocre flatness? ‘Salmon Fishing in the Yemen’ is a how-to guide.

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“Beginners” is impossible to describe in a way that does justice to this oddly sad, oddly funny, and thoroughly enjoyable film from Mike Mills. It does tell the story of a son dealing with the death of two parents from cancer, the homosexuality of his father, and an exciting and troubled romance. In spite of [...]

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“Beginners” opens with Oliver (Ewan McGregor), trying to make sense of the death of his father (Christopher Plummer) and what it means for his life. Until his mother (Mary Page Keller) died five years earlier, Oliver had always assumed his father, Hal, was just an emotionally distant man who did not love or did not [...]

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