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03.08.2014 | 42 days ago | Posted at 09:41 AM

Christian Bale heads a superb cast

By David Luhrssen
  As usual, Christian Bale loses himself entirely in his role. In Out of the Furnace (out on Blu-ray and DVD), Bale plays Russell, a blue-collar man who usually keeps a level head, whether working with a welding torch at the steel mill, caring for his dying dad or trying to talk sense to his irresponsible kid brother, Rodney (Casey Affleck). He’s a good guy beset by ba...
Sunday, Dec. 1, 2013

Christian Bale tops an excellent cast

 Russell (Christian Bale) usually keeps a level head, whether working with a welding torch at the steel mill, caring for his dying dad or trying to talk sense to his irresponsible kid brother, Rodney (Casey Affleck). Even when he’s sent to prison for manslaughter after a drunken car accident
Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2013
 This contemporary adaptation of Langston Hughes’ play follows the lessons learned by street-wise Baltimore teen Langston (Jacob Latimore). When his single mom (Jennifer Hudson) takes Langston to New York City to spend the holidays with his estranged grandparents (Forest Whitaker
03.11.2010 | | Posted at 09:38 AM

Forest Whitakers Oscar Victory

By David Luhrssen
�Inspired by real people and events,� The Last King of Scotland (2005) should not be confused with an accurate chronicle of Idi Amin�s reign in Uganda. But the political thriller (out now on Blu-ray) about a na�ve young Scott, a recent medical school graduate whose 1970s wanderlust brings him into the unlikely role of the dictator�s personal physician, gets at the emotional truth behind the in...
Friday, March 12, 2010

6:30pm at Vnuk's

...To get your chance to get into the advanced screening of this movie (Tuesday, March 16 at the Majestic at 7:30pm) you need to be at Vnuk's (5036 S. Packard Ave., Cudahy) by 6:30pm on Friday, March 12 to win a movie pass...

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