Godzilla (2014)

Starring: Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Elizabeth Olsen, David Strathairn, Ken Watanabe, Sally Hawkins, Bryan Cranston, Juliette Binoche Directed by: Gareth Edwards PG-13. 123 mins

Lincoln (2012)

Starring: Daniel Day-Lewis, Sally Field, David Strathairn, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, James Spader, Hal Holbrook, Tommy Lee Jones, John Hawkes, Jackie Earle Haley, Tim Blake Nelson, Bruce McGill, Gloria Reuben, Joseph Cross Directed by: Steven Spielberg PG-13. 149 mins Despite some amazing acting and direction, this film is not a cinematic experience, but more of a civics…

The Bourne Legacy (2012)

Starring: Jeremy Renner, Rachel Weisz, Edward Norton, Stacy Keach, David Strathairn, Joan Allen, Albert Finney Directed by: Tony Gilroy PG-13. 125 mins A watchable action flick that lacks purpose and hardly lives up to the ‘legacy’ of the series. Renner and Weisz are welcome additions to the series and though Aaron Cross isn’t as intriguing…

Howl (2010)

Starring: James Franco, David Strathairn, Jon Hamm, Bob Balaban, Jeff Daniels, Mary-Louise Parker Directed by: Jeffrey Friedman & Rob Epstein R. 85 mins. Franco stars as young poet Allen Ginsberg during the infamous public obscenity trial sparked by his poetry. The film involves Ginsberg recounting aspects of his life that inspired him to write such…

The Notorious Bettie Page (2006)

Starring: Gretchen Mol, Christopher Bauer, Jared Harris, Sarah Paulson, Lily Taylor, David Strathairn, Norman Reedus Directed by: Mary Harron R. 90 mins. This biopic of the infamous pinup, Bettie Page, is shockingly bland for a tale that attempts to unravel the mystery behind the woman who gave birth to modern pornography. The film lacks depth…