House of Cards (2013)

Feb 23, 2013 by Mr. Nau Kevin Spacey and Robin Wright lead a spectacular cast in this Netflix original series about a Washington power couple, a South Carolina Congressman and his activist wife, using every dirty trick to keep moving up in the political arena. The acting performances are first rate and the storytelling is […]

Against the Current (2009)

Feb 07, 2013 by Mr. Nau Paul, a depressed financial writer, convinces a couple of friends to pace him in an old boat as he swims the length of the Hudson River. Joseph Fiennes, Elizabeth Reaser, and Justin Kirk turn in solid acting performances in this character piece that beautifully explores friendship and devastating inconsolable […]

Trucker (2008)

Feb 05, 2013 by Mr. Nau Michelle Monaghan shines in this independent character drama, where she plays a long-haul trucker who looks after her estranged son while his father battles cancer. Nathan Fillion delivers a heartfelt performance as her adoring friend. A good script and real flawed characters make this obscure picture a pleasant surprise. […]