Tag Archive | Sam Shepard

August: Osage County (2013)

Review by-Jarrett Leahy After Beverly, the Weston family patriarch, mysteriously disappears, the three Weston sisters and their maladjusted extended family return to the Oklahoma family house to try to offer support to their ornery, dysfunctional mother from whom they’ve so desperately tried to escape. Based on the 2008 Pulitzer Prize winning play written by Tracy […]

Out of the Furnace (2013)

Review by-Jarrett Leahy Russell Baze, a steel worker struggling to scrape by in a dying Pennsylvania mill town, loses what little he has after a tragic accident lands him a five year prison sentence. Upon his release, Russell is troubled to discover that younger brother Rodney, an Iraq war veteran with mounting debts, is now […]

Top 6 Lists-Under-appreciated Brad Pitt Films

List by-Jarrett Leahy This week’s Top 6 List is in honor of Brad Pitt, who can finally be called an Academy award winner after receiving an Oscar for his producer credit on 12 Years a Slave. When examining resumes of actors considered movie stars, rarely do you ever hear them described with words like diverse […]