Looper (2012)

Starring: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Bruce Willis, Emily Blunt, Piper Perabo, Jeff Daniels, Paul Dano Directed by: Rian Johnson R. 118 mins A clever and skillfully-crafted work of science fiction that proves the talented cast and crew are here to stay. In Looper, Johnson has created a world in which time-travel exists, albeit illegally, and run by…

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…

Away We Go (2009)

Starring: John Krasinski, Maya Rudolph, Jeff Daniels, Catherine O’Hara, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Allison Janney, Josh Hamilton, Chris Messina, Melanie Lynskey Directed by: Sam Mendes R. 98 mins Not the most memorable film out there but Away We Go is a touching and often hilarious little road trip worth the ride thanks to the sassy script and heartwarming…

Imaginary Heroes (2005)

Starring: Emile Hirsch, Sigourney Weaver, Jeff Daniels, Michelle Williams, Kip Pardue, Deirdre O’Connell, Ryan Donowho, Suzanne Santo, Ari Graynor Directed by: Dan Harris R. 112 mins An overly-ambitious, melodramatic directorial debut, Imaginary Heroes stumbles, but stays the course thanks to Weaver and Hirsch’s memorable performances. The story functions much like any other tale of dysfunctional family…

The Hours (2002)

Starring: Nicole Kidman, Julianne Moore, Meryl Streep, Ed Harris, Stephen Dillane, Miranda Richardson, Toni Collette, Jeff Daniels, John C. Reilly, Allison Janney, Claire Danes Directed by: Stephen Daldry Pg-13. 114 mins A very heavy and compelling drama that isn’t afraid to discuss some tough issues. The film spans a period of 80 years and involves…