Have a Safe and Happy Thanksgiving Weekend! 


Hope you guys have a fantastic turkey day!

And to brighten up your holiday, take a look at my BEST THANKSGIVING FILMS EVER!

Eat lots of turkey, and drink lots of eggnog :happy



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Movie Reviews -- "Old Dogs," "The Road," and "Fantastic Mr. Fox!" See Which One's My Pick of the Week! 


Here you go, my movie reviews of:

"OLD DOGS"
"THE ROAD" (To read my written movie review of "The Road," click here)
"FANTASTIC MR. FOX"



Here's more info on the films I reviewed, courtesy of Yahoo Movies:

"Old Dogs"

Cast and Credits
Starring: John Travolta, Robin Williams, Kelly Preston, Ella Blue Travolta, Lori Loughlin
Directed by: Walt Becker
Produced by: Garrett Grant, Andrew Panay, Peter Abrams

Two best friends -- one unlucky-in-love divorcee and the other a fun-loving bachelor -- have their lives turned upside down when they're unexpectedly charged with the care of 7-year-old twins while on the verge of the biggest business deal of their lives. The not-so-kid-savvy bachelors stumble in their efforts to take care of the twins, leading to one debacle after another.

Genres: Comedy and Kids/Family
Release Date: November 25th, 2009 (wide)
MPAA Rating: PG for some mild rude humor.
Distributors:
Walt Disney Studios Distribution

"The Road"


Cast and Credits
Starring: Viggo Mortensen, Kodi Smit-McPhee, Robert Duvall, Guy Pearce, Molly Parker
Directed by: John Hillcoat
Produced by: Todd Wagner, Mark Cuban, Marc Butan

An epic post-apocalyptic tale of the survival of a father and his young son as they journey across a barren America that was destroyed by a mysterious cataclysm. It imagines a future in which men are pushed to the worst and the best that they are capable of -- a future in which a father and his son are sustained by love.

Genres: Action/Adventure, Drama, Science Fiction/Fantasy and Adaptation
Running Time: 1 hr. 53 min.
Release Date: November 25th, 2009 (wide)
MPAA Rating: R for some violence, disturbing images and language.

"Fantastic Mr. Fox"

Cast and Credits
Starring: George Clooney, Meryl Streep, Jason Schwartzman, Bill Murray, Wallace Wolodarsky
Directed by: Wes Anderson
Produced by: Steven M. Rales, Arnon Milchan, Scott Rudin

Mr and Mrs Fox live an idyllic home life with their son Ash and visiting young nephew Kristopherson. But after 12 years, the bucolic existence proves too much for Mr Fox's wild animal instincts. Soon he slips back into his old ways as a sneaky chicken thief and in doing so, endangers not only his beloved family, but the whole animal community.

Genres: Action/Adventure, Comedy, Animation and Adaptation
Running Time: 1 hr. 28 min.
Release Date: November 13th, 2009 (limited); November 25th (wide)
MPAA Rating: PG for action, smoking and slang humor.
Distributors:
Fox Searchlight
U.S. Box Office: $562,048

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Viggo Mortensen Talks About "The Road" 


I'm telling y'all now, Viggo Mortensen will get a Best Actor nomination for this film. He was a great, smart guy! In this interview, we talked about:

*** Adapting Cormac McCarthy's masterpiece
*** How he found the soul of his character
*** Love story between the father and son
*** Working with Kodi Smit-McPhee
*** Getting a Best Actor nomination, and then he smiled :happy


Here's more info on "The Road" courtesy of Yahoo Movies (To ready my "The Road" movie review, click here):

Cast and Credits
Starring: Viggo Mortensen, Kodi Smit-McPhee, Robert Duvall, Guy Pearce, Molly Parker
Directed by: John Hillcoat
Produced by: Todd Wagner, Mark Cuban, Marc Butan

An epic post-apocalyptic tale of the survival of a father and his young son as they journey across a barren America that was destroyed by a mysterious cataclysm. It imagines a future in which men are pushed to the worst and the best that they are capable of -- a future in which a father and his son are sustained by love.

Genres: Action/Adventure, Drama, Science Fiction/Fantasy and Adaptation
Running Time: 1 hr. 53 min.
Release Date: November 25th, 2009 (wide)
MPAA Rating: R for some violence, disturbing images and language.

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Director John Hillcoat Interview for "The Road" 


I enjoyed "The Road" based on Cormac McCarthy's ("No Country for Old Men") novel. Read my review of "The Road" right here.

Now, here's my interview with the director. We talked about:

*** His involvement with the film
*** Adapting Cormac McCarthy's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel
*** The film's excellent production design by Chris Kennedy
*** The love story between a father and a son
*** Why he expanded the role of The Woman (Charlize Theron)


Here's more info on "The Road" courtesy of Yahoo Movies:

Cast and Credits
Starring: Viggo Mortensen, Kodi Smit-McPhee, Robert Duvall, Guy Pearce, Molly Parker
Directed by: John Hillcoat
Produced by: Todd Wagner, Mark Cuban, Marc Butan

An epic post-apocalyptic tale of the survival of a father and his young son as they journey across a barren America that was destroyed by a mysterious cataclysm. It imagines a future in which men are pushed to the worst and the best that they are capable of -- a future in which a father and his son are sustained by love.

Genres: Action/Adventure, Drama, Science Fiction/Fantasy and Adaptation
Running Time: 1 hr. 53 min.
Release Date: November 25th, 2009 (wide)
MPAA Rating: R for some violence, disturbing images and language.

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Michael K. Williams, The Thief, Talks About "The Road" 


I love this dude! Michael K. Williams is funny and sweet, and a terrific actor! In this interview, we talked about:

*** His involvement with the film
*** His character, The Thief
*** A brief history of Michael K. Williams, the actor and the person, and how he got into acting
*** The Wire
*** His next big projects including Martin Scorsese's "Boardwalk Empire"


Here's more info on "The Road" courtesy of Yahoo Movies:

Cast and Credits
Starring: Viggo Mortensen, Kodi Smit-McPhee, Robert Duvall, Guy Pearce, Molly Parker
Directed by: John Hillcoat
Produced by: Todd Wagner, Mark Cuban, Marc Butan

An epic post-apocalyptic tale of the survival of a father and his young son as they journey across a barren America that was destroyed by a mysterious cataclysm. It imagines a future in which men are pushed to the worst and the best that they are capable of -- a future in which a father and his son are sustained by love.

Genres: Action/Adventure, Drama, Science Fiction/Fantasy and Adaptation
Running Time: 1 hr. 53 min.
Release Date: November 25th, 2009 (wide)
MPAA Rating: R for some violence, disturbing images and language.

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