Articles written by: Nick Allen

TSR Exclusive: ‘Third Person’ Interview with Writer/Director Paul Haggis

TSR Exclusive: ‘Third Person’ Interview with Writer/Director Paul Haggis

Writer/director Paul Haggis puts himself behind the camera once again for Third Person, an unraveling ball of yarn that tells of a writer (Liam Neeson) who becomes involved with his protege (Olivia Wilde) in Paris, a New York artist (James Franco) and the mother of his son (Mila Kunis), and an American (Adrien Brody) who becomes involved in the plight of an […]

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The LEGO Movie — Everything is Awesome Edition (Blu-ray + DVD + UltraViolet Combo Pack + Exclusive Minifigure + Exclusive Content + Bonus Blu-ray 3D)

Blu-ray Review The LEGO Movie Directed by: Phil Lord & Chris Miller Cast: (Voices of) Chris Pratt, Will Ferrell, Elizabeth Banks, Alison Brie, Nick Offerman Running Time: 1 hr 40 mins Rating: PG Due Out: June 17, 2014 Own “THE LEGO MOVIE” now on Digital HD and on June 17th on Blu-ray Combo Pack and DVD 2-Disc Special Edition PLOT: An […]

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The Rover

The Rover

Cast: Guy Pearce, Robert Pattinson, Scoot McNairy
Running Time: 1 hr 35 mins
Rating: R
Release Date: June 23, 2014

Final Score: 6/10

Reviewed by Nick Allen

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Think Like a Man Too

Think Like a Man Too

Cast: Kevin Hart, Gabrielle Union, Taraji P. Henson
Running Time: 1 hr 46 mins
Rating: PG-13
Release Date: June 20, 2014

Final Score: 3/10

Reviewed by Nick Allen

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The Signal

The Signal

Cast: Brenton Thwaites, Beau Knapp, Olivia Cooke, Laurence Fishburne
Running Time: 1 hr 35 mins
Rating: PG-13
Release Date: June 13, 2014 (Chicago)

Final Score: 4/10

Reviewed by Nick Allen

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The Fault in Our Stars

The Fault in Our Stars

Cast: Shailene Woodley, Ansel Elgort, Nat Wolff, Laura Dern
Running Time: 2 hrs 5 mins
Rating: PG-13
Release Date: June 6, 2014

Final Score: 5/10

Reviewed by Nick Allen

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TSR Exclusive: ‘Cold in July’ Interview with Co-writer/Director Jim Mickle

TSR Exclusive: ‘Cold in July’ Interview with Co-writer/Director Jim Mickle

I first met Jim Mickle when he was in Chicago last fall to promote his family cannibal tale We Are What We Are. At that time, his newest Cold in July was only known to me an intriguing plot synopsis,  but as Mickle shares below, it was in the middle of finding the form it claims now. The film stars […]

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A Million Ways to Die in the West

A Million Ways to Die in the West

Cast: Seth McFarlane, Charlize Theron, Liam Neeson, Amanda Seyfried
Running Time: 1 hr 56 mins
Rating: R
Release Date: May 30, 2014

Final Score: 4/10

Reviewed by Nick Allen

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The Immigrant

The Immigrant

Cast: Marion Cotillard, Joaquin Phoenix, Jeremy Renner
Running Time: 2 hrs
Rating: R
Release Date: May 23, 2014 (Chicago)

Final Score: 8/10

Reviewed by Nick Allen

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X-Men: Days of Future Past

X-Men: Days of Future Past

Cast: Hugh Jackman, James McAvoy, Jennifer Lawrence, Michael Fassbender
Running Time: 2 hrs 11 mins
Rating: PG-13
Release Date: May 23, 2014

Final Score: 6/10

Reviewed by Nick Allen

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