Tag Archive | Brad Pitt


The “Back to the Future” trilogy, “Who Framed Roger Rabbit?”, “Forrest Gump”…that’s some resume. But then Oscar-winning director Robert Zemeckis steered his career towards motion-capture animated features, for the first decade of this century. Upon returning to live action films–his box office dominance of the 1980s and 1990s suffered a bit. 2012’s “Flight” DID end […]

The Big Short

Oh, I’ve read a few highly touted books to try to keep somewhat up to speed, but I’m not exactly razor-sharp when it comes to the world of finance. I guess I could be–but I just don’t want to be. My eyes glaze over if I listen to too much of that stuff. Luckily, I’ve […]

The “Fury” of Brad Pitt

Brad Pitt will turn 51-years-old in late 2014, so it’s probably time for folks to stop thinking of him as a “pretty boy”. He’s so much more than that, and to deny him is kind of silly at this point. Earlier this year, Mr. Pitt won his first Oscar…as one of the producers of Best […]

World War Z

My expectations were quite tepid for Marc Forster’s adaptation of the novel World War Z, so I set the bar very low. Multiple reasons for this. One was that I haven’t liked anything I’ve seen from Marc Forster since 2001’s “Monster’s Ball”. That list consists of “Finding Neverland”, “The Kite Runner” and one of my […]

The Ides of March & Moneyball

Clooney and Pitt are not content with being the most handsome guys in a room…and that’s mostly a good thing. With Brad producing two of the finest films of the year and George continuing to stake out a claim as a director, these not-so-young anymore hunks(Pitt’s 48 and George is almost 51), ensure longevity with […]