I’ve been watching preview for this movie for what seems like a year. The original release date was December 2008, but for some reason it was pushed to April 24, 2009. The movie is the true story of L.A. Times columnist Steve Lopez (Robert Downey Jr.), who discovers a homeless man playing a violin on the streets of Los Angeles. The homeless man, Nathanial Anthony Ayers (Jamie Foxx), isn’t an
By Heidi Kerr-Schlaefer The Surveyor First there was Cannes, then Sundance and Telluride, and now, Rooney Fest. A film festival is an organized presentation of a collection of movies shown at a specific place and time, usually over a few days. The collection of movies can range from old movies to new movies, independent films or student films; it all depends on the festival’s focus. The world’s first film
The previews for this movie boasted, “brought to you by the creators of “˜Superbad,’” but this movie is very different. I never got around writing a review of “Superbad,” but I wasn’t a fan of the movie. It was occasionally amusing, but I found most of the jokes to be at best, sophomoric, and at worst, downright disgusting. Obviously, I had low expectations for “Adventureland.” Read the rest
I had high hopes for this movie. First, I was excited to see Tony Gilroy associated with this film. He was the writer/director behind my favorite movie of 2007, “Michael Clayton.” He has also a screenwriter on the Bourne film franchise. Second, Julia Roberts will always hold a special place in my heart… read the rest of this review.
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