The Butler (***1/2) – Broad strokes don’t work as well as fine detail

The Butler - 2013Directed by Lee Daniels Starring Forest Whitaker, Oprah Winfrey, Terence Howard, David Oyelowo, Elijah Kelley, David Banner, Mariah Carey, Adriane Lenox, Yaya DaCosta, Alex Pettyfer, Vanessa Redgrave, Clarence Williams III, Cuba Gooding, Jr., Lenny Kravitz, Colman Domingo, Robin Williams, James DuMont, Robert Aberdeen, James Mardsen, Minka Kelly, Liev Schreiber. John Cusack, Alex Manette, Colin … Continue reading The Butler (***1/2) – Broad strokes don’t work as well as fine detail

The Roommate: PG-13. Exactly PG-13

The Roommate - 2011 Directed by Christian E. Christiansen Starring Leighton Meester, Minka Kelly, Cam Giganet, Aly Michalka, Danneel Harris, Billy Zane Written by Sonny Mallhi If one ever wanted to see a beautiful girl wear a stupid hat, they need only watch the first 15 minutes of The Roommate, and you will get to … Continue reading The Roommate: PG-13. Exactly PG-13