Articles written by: Nick Allen

The November Man

The November Man

Cast: Pierce Brosnan, Luke Bracey, Olga Kurylenko, Bill Smitrovich
Running Time: 1 hr 48 mins
Rating: R
Release Date: August 27, 2014

Final Score: 5/10

Reviewed by Nick Allen

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TSR Blog: ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ and the Gooey Racket of Nostalgia

TSR Blog: ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ and the Gooey Racket of Nostalgia

There’s hardly a more potent neurochemical within the modern entertainment experience than that of nostalgia. It provides sanctity to that which can no longer be changed, the good ol’ franchises becoming even better as they are imbued with more purity and truth; in which we can refine past thoughts to be comparatively warmer to the cynicism we may feel for what […]

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The Possession of Michael King

The Possession of Michael King

Cast: Shane Johnson, Ella Anderson, Julie McNiven
Running Time: 1 hr 30 mins
Rating: R
Release Date: August 22, 2014 (Chicago)

Final Score: 2/10

Reviewed by Nick Allen

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The One I Love

The One I Love

Cast: Mark Duplass, Elisabeth Moss
Running Time: 1 hr 31 mins
Rating: R
Release Date: August 22, 2014 (Chicago)

Final Score: 8/10

Reviewed by Nick Allen

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The Giver

The Giver

Cast: Brenton Thwaites, Odeya Rush, Jeff Bridges, Meryl Streep
Running Time: 1 hr 34 mins
Rating: PG-13
Release Date: August 15, 2014

Final Score: 4/10

Reviewed by Nick Allen

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TSR Exclusive: ‘The Giver’ Interview with Actors Brenton Thwaites & Odeya Rush

TSR Exclusive: ‘The Giver’ Interview with Actors Brenton Thwaites & Odeya Rush

After years of development, Lois Lowry’s famous YA novel The Giver has finally arrived to theaters, in an adaptation directed by Philip Noyce and starring young talent Brenton Thwaites and Odeya Rush, acting opposite the likes of Alexander Skarsgaard, Meryl Streep, and Jeff Bridges. The film arrives in a time after other YA dystopia franchises, such as Divergent and The […]

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Calvary

Calvary

Cast: Brendan Gleeson, Chris O’Dowd, Kelly Reilly, Aiden Gillen
Running Time: 1 hr 40 mins
Rating: R
Release Date: August 8, 2014 (Chicago)

Final Score: 7/10

Reviewed by Nick Allen

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What If

What If

Cast: Daniel Radcliffe, Zoe Kazan, Adam Driver, Megan Park
Running Time: 1 hr 40 mins
Rating: R
Release Date: August 8, 2014 (Chicago)

Final Score: 3/10

Reviewed by Nick Allen

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DVD Review – Grace Kelly Collection

Blu-ray Review Grace Kelly Collection Due Out: July 28, 2014 WHO’S IT FOR? Not just Grace Kelly fans, but those looking to own some of the best suspense movies ever made (To Catch a Thief and Dial M for Murder), along with other Hollywood classics. SYNOPSIS: The Grace Kelly biopic starring Nicole Kidman awaits release after its presentation at the […]

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Guardians of the Galaxy

Guardians of the Galaxy

Cast: Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Bradley Cooper, Vin Diesel
Running Time: 1 hr 55 mins
Rating: PG-13
Release Date: August 1, 2014

Final Score: 5/10

Reviewed by Nick Allen

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