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Monday, Dec. 16, 2013
 Loosely based on actual events, this retelling of the Abscam sting of the 1970s is narrated by con man Irving Rosenfeld (Christian Bale) and his girlfriend Sydney Prosser (Amy Adams). She overlooks Irving’s marriage to unstable Rosalyn (Jennifer Lawrence) because she enjoys the
Wednesday, March 6, 2013
 A pair of New Yorkers unites for the purpose of seeking revenge. Colin Farrell appears as Victor, infiltrating a crime empire in order to get close to kingpin Alphonse (Terrence Howard), responsible for destroying Victor's
Thursday, March 15, 2012
Where to go, where to go, on St. Drinking's Day… Patrick's Day? We definitely want to sham-rock it, as the holiday is up there with Halloween, New Year's and Mardi Gras as one of the top party days of the year. And so it goes in Milwaukee, one of the...
08.05.2010 | | Posted at 08:17 AM
By David Luhrssen
Lately, Colin Farrell has been a welcome presence in such small-scale, unHollywood films as In Bruges and Ondine. In Triage, he plays a photojournalist who throws caution aside, hurling himself into battle for a good picture as if forgetting that what he sees in the lens isn�t just a picture, but reality. And reality can hurt. Directed by Oscar winner Danis Tanovic (No Man�s Land) from ...
Wednesday, June 23, 2010

Colin Farrell stars in Neil Jordan film

In a beautifully somber scene along the Irish coast, where choppy gray waves reflect the gray massing clouds, a rusty trawler bobs along under the stark hills bordering the shore. A lonely fisherman mans the wheel and minds the nets, attended only by wheeling sea gulls. Hoisting up what he takes for a heavy burden of fish, he picks out a strange shape through the darkness in the soggy net, a woman dredged up from the murk...
04.21.2010 | | Posted at 09:41 AM

Oscar Winner on DVD

By David Luhrssen
The romance of being a bad-to-the-bone rambling man had long since faded into a drab routine for the �70s-era outlaw country singer called Bad Blake (Jeff Bridges). When we first meet him in CrazyHeart, Blake is 57 and broke; he drinks whiskey like water and smokes like a dirty fireplace. Driving himself in a �78 Silverado, he pulls into another desolate town for a bowling-alley gig he can bar...
10.25.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By David Luhrssen
The nighttime football game at the start of Pride and Glory, a contest between aggressive amateurs on a frozen gridiron, sets the wintry tone and suggests the theme. Teams are everything, embracing the families of players lining the stands shouting �Defense! Defense!� Pride and Glory is about teamwork and its abuse, family ties and the game of defense. The movie is set around an NYPD pre...
Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2008

Badly bruised in Bruges

Ray (Colin Farrell) casts a wary eye on the picture-book surroundings of the Belgian city of Bruges, keeps his head down and scrunches his face behind the upturned collar of his wool overcoat. Along with his partner Ken (Brendan Gleeson), Ray is a British hitman who was sent there on holiday in order to make himself scarce for a few weeks.