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‘Haywire’ launches new female action star

How about this for strange casting? "Haywire" features Ewan McGregor, Michael Fassbender, Michael Douglas, Antonio Banderas, Channing Tatum and Bill Paxton.

January 19, 2012 | Jeff Marker | Movie reviews


‘Contraband’ launches butt-kicking winter fare

January has apparently become thriller month on the movie calendar. The next few weeks will be dominated by high action, often violent, gritty action movies, including "Underworld: Awakening," "Haywire," "Red Tails," "The Grey," and "Man on a Ledge."

January 12, 2012 | Jeff Marker | Movie reviews


‘Young Adult’ a sardonic look at beauty turned beast

"Young Adult" is a rare, genuinely original comedy. Director Jason Reitman re-teams with screenwriter Diablo Cody - that's the duo that gave us "Juno" - for a sardonic look at a former high school bombshell wallowing in the depths of delusion.

January 05, 2012 | Jeff Marker | Movie reviews


Looking back at the best of 2011

We've looked ahead to the Oscars in recent weeks, but we all know the Academy voters miss the mark as often as they hit it. And one of the funnest things about this time of year is debating what was best about the cinematic year that was. What follows is not an awards forecast, but my own list of the films that merit mention.

December 29, 2011 | Jeff Marker | Movie reviews


Critics name ‘The Descendants’ best film for 2011

The Southeastern Film Critics Association has named "The Descendants" the Best Film of 2011.

December 22, 2011 | For Get Out | Movie reviews


‘War Horse’ is a long, melodramatic nag

"War Horse" should be great.

December 22, 2011 | Jeff Marker | Movie reviews


For your consideration, Part 4: An early look at Oscar

All of the films we've highlighted thus far have been art house fare, destined to reach only limited release. But the Academy Awards, unlike critics organizations and other awards shows, don't often stray too far from the mainstream. They tend to choose well-crafted and crowd-pleasing movies.

December 22, 2011 | Jeff Marker | Movie reviews


Great promise of ‘Tintin' unfulfilled

"The Adventures of Tintin" boasts one of the most impressive pedigrees of 2011.

December 22, 2011 | Jeff Marker | Movie reviews


‘Dragon Tattoo’ a daring adaptation

David Fincher's "The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo" is a force to be reckoned with, just like its central character, Lisbeth Salander.

December 15, 2011 | Jeff Marker | Movie reviews


For your consideration, Part 3: An early look at Oscar

The major awards races continue to take shape as each week more organizations (American Film Institute, Broadcast Film Critics Association, etc.) announce their winners.

December 15, 2011 | Jeff Marker | Movie reviews


For your consideration part 2: An early look at Oscar

This week we continue our look at the movies in the running for Best Picture and the actresses vying for Best Supporting honors. My list is long, because there have been numerous great performances this year. All of the acting categories are going to be incredibly competitive, but these ladies should all at least be in the conversation.

December 08, 2011 | Jeff Marker | Movie reviews


‘The Sitter’ leaves us crying for less

The raunchification of American film comedy continues with "The Sitter."

December 07, 2011 | Jeff Marker | Movie reviews


For your consideration: An early look at Oscar

This week we begin a series previewing the movies that will likely compete for Best Picture and for acting awards at the Oscars and other major ceremonies. (Let's hope some of them make it to our area!)

December 01, 2011 | Jeff Marker | Movie reviews


Muppets' reunion is a witty delight

There is nothing I didn't love about "The Muppets." No movie has made me laugh so much or lifted my spirits so high in years.

November 24, 2011 | Jeff Marker | Movie reviews


Fangs for nothing: Twilight's dim 'Dawn' is a drag-ula

The Twilight movies put reviewers in a no-win situation.

November 24, 2011 | Jeff Marker | Movie reviews


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Latest ‘Impossible’ forgets mission

In "Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation," Tom Cruise runs faster, fights harder and flies higher.

July 30, 2015 | By Rene Rodriguez Miami Herald | Movie reviews


Jake Gyllenhaal a champ in ‘Southpaw’

Anyone who has ever seen a glimpse of a sports movie can suss out where the boxing drama "Southpaw" is headed well before the final ...

July 23, 2015 | BY CARY DARLING Fort Worth Star-Telegram | Movie reviews


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