Tag Archives: Matt Dillon

Going in Style

YOU’RE NEVER TOO OLD TO GET EVEN. After losing their pensions due to corporate restructuring, three New York City retirees (Michael Caine, Morgan Freeman, Alan Arkin) are toying with the idea of robbing a bank. The original 1979 film had a bunch of older comedians in the leads; the remake cast more prominent Hollywood stars. … Continue reading Going in Style

Old Dogs

SIT. STAY. PLAY DAD.  Best friends and business partners Charlie and Dan (John Travolta, Robin Williams) are about to close the biggest deal of their lives when they’re suddenly saddled with… kids. The director behind Wild Hogs (2007) strikes with another comedy about male friendship and offers a slightly odd couple in the leads. Unfortunately, … Continue reading Old Dogs

Joe Strummer: The Future Is Unwritten

A CELEBRATION OF JOE STRUMMER – BEFORE, DURING AND AFTER THE CLASH. After telling the story of The Sex Pistols in The Filth and the Fury (2000), director Julien Temple delivered another documentary about a rock icon, Joe Strummer. This is the story of his life, how The Clash was formed and how the band … Continue reading Joe Strummer: The Future Is Unwritten

You, Me and Dupree

TWO’S COMPANY. DUPREE’S A CROWD. Molly and Carl (Kate Hudson, Matt Dillon) get married, but when he loses his job best man Randolph Dupree (Owen Wilson) moves in with them… and poses a risk to their marriage. A comedy with a concept similar to many others, but this is a case where you don’t grow tired … Continue reading You, Me and Dupree

Crash: Learning Who You Are

YOU THINK YOU KNOW WHO YOU ARE. YOU HAVE NO IDEA. It begins with Don Cheadle’s character stating the theme of the movie. He talks about how people in a normal city walk and run into each other. Not in L.A. though, because everyone’s hiding behind a shield of metal and glass and there is … Continue reading Crash: Learning Who You Are