Hitman (2007)

Apr 27, 2013 by Mr. Nau This action-thriller stars Timothy Olyphant as a hitman, trained from birth to be a contract killer, who is tasked with knocking off dictatorial leaders and other bad guys. With a huge body count and lots of religious overtones and language, this just feels like a video game cut sequence. […]

The Hunger Games (2012)

Apr 22, 2013 by Mr. Nau Jennifer Lawrence leads an all-star cast in this drama as a young woman who volunteers to enter a gladiatorial contest, in place of her sister, to represent her district in a fight to the death. This dystopian future is visceral and the danger in the contest is always palpable. […]

Lebanon, PA (2010)

Apr 17, 2013 by Mr. Nau Will, an advertising executive in Philadelphia, has to return to his small Pennsylvania hometown to take care of affairs after his father’s passing and spends time with his family and interesting locals. This slice of life indie drama features a beautiful story and good acting performances from the principal […]

Hide Away (2011)

Apr 16, 2013 by Mr. Nau This engrossing character study centers around a businessman who moves onto a fixer-upper sailboat to reboot his life. Joey Lucas shines in his role as Peter — quiet, contemplative, alone — and the interactions with other interesting characters like the local waitress and an old sailor make this independent […]

Everything Must Go (2010)

Apr 12, 2013 by Mr. Nau Will Ferrell stars in this everyman comedy about a guy who gets fired from his job and dumped by his wife (who tosses his stuff to the lawn) on the same day. With lots of funny moments, this picture gives us someone to root for as he reboots his […]