Trouble with the Curve is still a charming baseball movie in watching the film a few months after it marked its tenth anniversary. The film marked the directorial debut for Clint Eastwood’s longtime producing partner, Robert Lorenz. If you want my opinion, the director is in there with a stand-up triple. While the film isn’t Eastwood’s final acting role, it’s one of his last roles on screen and honestly, you couldn’t ask for more. Plus,…"Trouble with The Curve Still Charms 10 Years Later"
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He’s All That takes advantage of social media in this gender-swapped present-day remake of the 1999 high school comedy, She’s All That. There’s a few beats here and there that repeat themselves in the remake. You could not make the remake without the dance-off though. Of course, the film works with the present day’s typical social media usage. Most of which is spent going live on Instagram and posting photos for what feels like every…"He’s All That: A Gender-Swapped She’s All That"
George Clooney manages to turn in a career-best performance as a father of two daughters in the Hawaiian-set The Descendants. Alexander Payne adapts Kaui Hart Hemmings’ novel for the screen in true cinematic fashion. Because of the whole cheating aspect, this probably isn’t a film that could have been released during the Production Code era. Regardless, it’s one of my favorite films from 2011. In a perfect world, George Clooney would have won an Oscar…"The Descendants: George Clooney’s Career-Best"