One Popcorn: Flop
Two Popcorns: Wait till it’s on video
Three Popcorns: Go see it
Four Popcorns: Standing ovation
Cast: Christian Bale, Bradley Cooper, Amy Adams, Jeremy Renner, Jennifer Lawrence
Director: David O. Russell
Comment: Very creative storyline with outstanding acting by the principles. Pure dramatic entertainment with timely insertions of comedic genius. Many Oscar nominations for sure!
"Saving Mr. Banks"
Cast: Emma Thompson, Tom Hanks, Colin Farrell, Bradley Whitford, Paul Giamati
Director: John Lee Hancock
Comment: A surprisingly powerful picture with Oscar nomination performances by Thompson and Hanks. Hanks does a masterful performance playing Walt Disney. Loaded with Heart.
"The Wolf Of Wall Street"
Cast: Leonardo DiCaprio, Jonah Hill, Margot Robbie, Matthew McConaughey, Kyle Chandler
Director: Martin Scorsese
Comment: Martin Scorsese unplugged! One hour too long. Three hours of WAY over the top obscene drugs, sex and greed. DiCaprio does give a masterful performance. However, this picture is an uncomfortable "entertainment" binge.
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