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Riveting Movie Describes International Manhunt for Bin Laden

  After 9/11, the United States intensified its efforts in the international manhunt for Osama bin Laden (Ricky Sekhon). Nevertheless, the elusive mastermind of the terrorist attack continued to orchestrate…

Sean Penn Shines in Crime Saga About Legendary Mobster

Mickey Cohen (Sean Penn) was born and raised in Brooklyn where he started out as a prizefighter before moving to Chicago during Prohibition to become an enforcer for Al Capone.…

Gas Company Downplays Perils of Fracking in Eco-Drama

In 2011, a disturbing documentary called Gasland was nominated for an Academy Award in the Best Documentary category. That eye opening exposé chronicled how energy companies had duped landowners in…

Ex-Slave Exacts Vengeance in Tarantino Version of Spaghetti Western

There’s a good reason why nobody ever wanted to be an Indian whenever we played Cowboys and Indians as kids. That’s because the white man was invariably the hero of…

Wounded Souls Lean on Each Other in Tenderhearted Tale

Pat Solitano (Bradley Cooper) completely lost his temper one day when he came home early from work to find his wife Nikki (Brea Bee) naked in the shower with one…

Rudd and Mann Revive Roles From an Earlier Film

We first met Pete (Paul Rudd) and Debbie (Leslie Mann) in Knocked Up (2007), when the couple was in crisis, primarily because of her controlling behavior. She unreasonably suspected her…

Docudrama Recounts Shooting of Horror Classic “Psycho”

It wasn’t long after the Hollywood premiere of North by Northwest in July of 1959 that Alfred Hitchcock (Anthony Hopkins) began searching for his next project, since he was happiest…

Keira Knightley Stars in Adaptation of Tolstoy’s Tale of Forbidden Love

First published between 1873 and 1877 as a series of installments in a literary magazine, Anna Karenina is a more than one thousand page opus about the ill-fated affair between…

Mythological Figures Fight the Boogeyman in Enchanting Adventure

When the Boogeyman (Jude Law) hatches a diabolical plan to eliminate the dreams of sugarplums dancing in tykes’ heads and to steal baby teeth that were left under their pillows…

Seascape Is Exquisite Backdrop for Spiritual Survival Tale

Pi Patel (Suraj Sharma) was raised in the Hindu faith before converting to Catholicism and Islamism all on his own. The 16-year-old’s parents reacted differently to the changes in the…