Tag Archives: Taylor Kitsch

The Movie Star Roster 2014

Jack Nicholson once said, and I'm paraphrasing, here, that anyone who gets to be a lead in a Hollywood movie has something special. Why? Because too many people want it. If the star didn't have some of that magic pixie dust that appeals to audiences, someone else would have gotten the gig. That shit doesn't… Read More

The Grand Seduction review

Directed by Don McKellar, written by Michael Dowse and Ken Scott. I saw this movie when it opened the 2013 Atlantic Film Festival. It was much beloved by the audience, and it's easy to understand why. The movie is a charming, slightly sassy tale of good people living in a Newfoundland fishing village who are… Read More

Savages review

Directed by Oliver StoneWritten by Stone, Shane Salerno and Don Winslow, from Winslow's novelChon (Taylor Kitsch) and Ben (Aaron Johnson) are two very successful California pot growers and dealers. They run a clean and efficient operation that makes them very comfortable, providing chances for humanitarian missions, too (so we know these are dealers with a… Read More

John Carter reviewed

Directed by Andrew StantonWritten by Stanton, Mark Andrews and Michael Chabon, basedon the Edgar Rice Burroughs book, A Princess of MarsIn a TED Talk, director Andrew Stanton said that the biggest thing a story needs to do is "make you care." I really wanted to care about John Carter. At times I did. And other… Read More