Tag - Oscar

Freeze Frame: “Uncharted” (PG-13), “Dog” (PG-13), “The Worst Person in the World” (R)

Someday, someone will make a really good movie adaptation of a video game. It has to happen, eventually, right? "Uncharted," based on the PlayStation title, is the latest attempt. It’s an adventure yarn in the mold of Indiana Jones that has a likable cast, spectacular production values and plenty of...

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Freeze Frame: “Lotawana” (Not rated), “Flee” (PG-13)

KC based filmmaker Trevor Hawkins delivers an impressive feature film debut with “Lotawana,” a movie that he wrote, produced, and directed, shot at Lake Lotawana, Missouri. Now available on video on demand, it’s a skillfully made character study about an aimless man, played by Tom Blubaugh, who lives off grid...

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Freeze Frame: “Parallel Mothers” (R), “The Ice Age Adventures of Buck Wild” (PG)

Oscar-winning Spanish filmmaker Pedro Almodovar continues to show why he's at the top of his game. Another Oscar winner, actress Penelope Cruz stars in Almodovar's "Parallel Mothers.” It’s the tale of two women whose newborns may have been accidentally switched at birth. Cruz plays a successful single photographer who finds...

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