Corey Stoll

Sep 22 2015

Black Mass

The new gangster biopic “Black Mass” is a great opportunity for another extensive Johnny Depp transformation, but I’d take his more engaging “Donnie Brasco” any day of the week. In both films, as in most mob pictures, the concept of loyalty is front and center: in “Brasco”, Depp’s real-life deep cover agent was conflicted over […]
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Jul 16 2015

Ant-Man

“Big things come in small packages.” As a short person, I’ve been hearing this maxim my entire life. From friends who tried to make me feel better about not being tall enough to ride roller coasters at Kings Dominion; from teachers who tried to tell me height does not dictate ability; and from pretty much […]
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Sep 18 2014

This Is Where I Leave You

Because Shawn Levy’s career has revolved mostly around producing and directing family friendly movies (“Cheaper by the Dozen”, the “Night at the Museum” films and last year’s “The Internship”), I was particularly interested in seeing what he’d do with something that on paper looks a lot like “August: Osage County” with more penis jokes. It’s disappointing that […]
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