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james marsden

Welcome to Me (2014)

When set free, there’s something genuinely unhinged about Kristen Wiig’s performances. Of all the members of the new comedy royalty currently reigning on big and small screen alike, she’s the least predictable. Where Tina Fey brings biting…

Welcome To Me (2014)

Kristen Wiig is, to me, one of the best comic actors working at this moment. Not only is she uproariously funny, but she's also just great at embodying any character. And that's why I expected great things from Welcome To Me, a movie that…

Superman At The Movies

He may have been overshadowed recently by both Batman and Spider-Man, but it's worth taking the time to remember just how prolific, and downright enjoyable, Superman has been in terms of onscreen adventures over the years. Here's a very…

Robot & Frank (2012)

In the not-too distant future, Robot & Frank sees retired cat burglar Frank (Frank Langella) become the reluctant owner/companion of a sophisticated robot (voiced by Peter Sarsgaard), who is programmed to take care of him when his…

Robot & Frank (2012)

Retired crook gets assistant Robot & Frank is a little movie set in the near future about an old man living alone in the country (Frank Langella) whose son Hunter (James Marsden) brings him a robot. Frank's in the early stages of…

Straw Dogs (2011)

Straw Dogs finds us in alpha male territory where fight or flight no longer applies and reason, it seems, has long left the building. It's a culture with a pre-determined order, reinforced through violence, Old Testament style violence, and…

Hop (2011)

There are 101 movies about the trials of becoming Santa Claus and how difficult bringing about such a level of holiday cheer is but films about the downside of delivering Easter eggs are few and far between. Hop sets out to redress the…