Posts Tagged ‘naomi watts’

Adore, Reviewed

You know how young, handsome guys are always trying to bash each other’s faces in because they’re screwing the other guy’s mother? No? Well, such a soap-opera-ready love quadrangle is possible—and treated quite earnestly—in Adore, directed and co-adapted by Anne Fontaine (Coco Before Chanel). Perhaps you’re thinking that "adapted" is an awfully formal word to [...]

The Impossible, Reviewed

There are an awful lot of white faces in The Impossible, an account of the Indian Ocean tsunami from director Juan Antonio Bayona (The Orphanage). In fact, if you didn’t know the grim reality, you may get the impression that very few natives of Thailand, where the action is set, were hurt or killed by [...]

Reviewed: J. Edgar

In the past few years, Clint Eastwood has been more successful coaxing terrific performances out of A-list actors than terrific movies out of mediocre scripts. It started with with 2009’s Invictus (Matt Damon, Morgan Freeman) and continued with last year’s Hereafter (Damon again). Now there’s J. Edgar, a limp, snooze-worthy biopic about FBI director J. [...]