Ut oh, Liam Neeson, you've got some competition in the "British/Jedi dad searching for his family in a foreign land" department. Here's the trailer for The Impossible, starring Ewan McGregor as a patriarch using his particular set of skills to hunt down his abducted child and wife (Naomi Watts). His skills? Fatherly love and a rakish, charming grin. The abductor? Just a shit-ton of water. Turns out December, 2004 was not a very good time to take a holiday in Thailand, Ewan McGregor:
He'll look in all the hospitals. He'll look in all the shelters. He will find his family. And then he will kill you, water.
Like last year's Greenberg, Beginners is another consequence of yesterday's twenty-something hotshot indie directors finally getting up there in years but still apparently feeling--or at least feeling the need to project--the directionless listlessness and new, innocent love of... / Continue →
The suicide of the family patriarch brings Meryl Streep, Julia Roberts, Ewan McGregor, Chris Cooper, Abigail Breslin, Juliette Lewis, and Dermot Mulroney together under one roof, to argue and scramble for lead and supporting award nominations, in August: Osage County. It also m... / Continue →
The Lonely Island's Motherlover meets Skinemax melodrama meets a grossly-convoluted "I did your mom" insult in Two Mothers, a film that stars Naomi Watts and Robin Wright as isolated, forsaken moms with needs like anyone else, leading them to the obvious solution of just fuckin... / Continue →