Raymond J. Barry's "Foreclosure" Play Shines Light on Conflict Between Creative and Survival Values at Greenway Court Theatre
As far as this play making a statement about me pursuing my artistic dreams, I do personify the son, Herman. I became successful
CBS has officially ordered a pilot for a “Training Day” TV series, TheWrap has learned.
Boyhood (2014) Cast includes: Patricia Arquette (Medium), Ethan Hawke (Training Day), Ellar Coltrane (Fast Food Nation), Lorelei
Secrets and lies carried the day in most of the five films I saw Monday at the Toronto International Film Festival. But then, aren't the most interesting movies built around them? It's so obvious that Mike Leigh used the idea as the title of one of his finest efforts.
A second-rate Die Hard knock-off with Gerard Butler playing the Bruce Willis role, Olympus Has Fallen is preposterously overblown, an action movie that seems to prove the old saying: If brains were gunpowder, this movie wouldn't have enough to blow its own nose.
It's a Chekhovian truism that if you introduce a gun in the first act, it had better go off before the end of the play. That apparently didn't register with David Ayer, who wrote and directed End of Watch, a competent but unremarkable new cops-on-the-streets tale.
Woody Harrelson's tour de force performance in Rampart is reminiscent of Oscar winner Denzel Washington's in Training Day.
It came as kind of a slap for Antoine Fuqua - the idea that, despite his track record and a stellar cast, no studio was willing to take a chance on Brooklyn's Finest.
Once upon a time, movies like Brooklyn's Finest were part of the mainstream. Tough and sorrowful, they offered flawed heroes, usually cops with tarnished ideals.
Though President Bush adroitly ducked the projectile shoe, his legacy was most assuredly assassinated by a pair of oxfords.