Browsing All posts tagged under »Jennifer Garner«

Danny Collins

April 10, 2015

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Danny Collins – On his birthday, aging (aged?) rock star Danny Collins (Al Pacino) is given a letter that John Lennon wrote to him in 1971 which he has never seen before. He starts to wonder what his life might have been like if he had received the letter back then. He decides to give […]

Draft Day

April 18, 2014

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Draft Day – I know basically nothing about football and care even less, but I liked this movie. Kevin Costner (Sonny Weaver, Jr.) is following in his recently deceased dad’s footsteps as manager of the Cleveland Browns. The team hasn’t won in a long time. Sonny is angry and floundering, he has a pregnant girlfriend […]

Dallas Buyers Club

November 23, 2013

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Dallas Buyers Club – It’s 1985, Rock Hudson recently died, and Ron Woodruff (Matthew McConaughey) is a hard-living, hard drinking, cocaine snorting Texan who has unprotected sex with any woman he can.  He can’t believe that he, a died-in-the-wool homophobic, is diagnosed with AIDS.  Neither can he believe his friends turn on him and start […]

The Odd Life of Timothy Green

August 31, 2012

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The Odd Life of Timothy Green- A sweet little story about a couple, Cindy (Jennifer Garner) and Jim Green (Joel Edgerton), who after trying for years to have a baby are told it’s not ever going to happen.  They then make up a list of the attributes their child would have, put the list in a […]

Arthur

April 8, 2011

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For the generation that never saw the delightfully funny Dudley Moore in Arthur, this slightly watered down version will probably work very well. Russell Brand is more childish than childlike as the obscenely rich playboy who has to marry haughty, horsey Susan, played well by Jennifer Garner, or lose his fortune. Susan has a genius […]