Ian's Movie Reviews
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Posts Tagged ‘george clooney


October 14, 2013

Most of us will never go to space. But don’t worry: director Alfonso Cuaron has us covered. He can make us feel like we are in space, even though we are really just sitting in a theater watching a movie. And what a movie. Gravity is one of those films which is a true cinematic […]

The Descendants

March 27, 2012

The Descendants is the tale of a man named Matt King who is involved in one of Hawaii’s biggest land deals, all while dealing with his wife being in a coma. There are two main stars of this film; George Clooney and Hawaii. Hawaii isn’t presented as the dream destination which we usually see in […]

My 2011-2012 Oscar Predictions – Part 4: The Majors

January 29, 2012

And finally, the 6 awards most of the general Oscar-watching public cares about.  I must say that the acting awards this year and much more difficult to predict than last year.  And Best Picture once again seems to come down to a two show race.  What will happen?  I guess we’ll have to wait until […]

The Ides of March

January 19, 2012

In Ides of March, Ryan Gosling plays a young, ambitious political aid high up on a democratic presidential primary race. His candidate is George Clooney’s Governor Morris. The movie starts off by giving us a backdoor look into the campaign and setting up the candidate as a man of ideals. This is some good stuff […]