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Drama

The Place Beyond the Pines [2013]

Published on April 15th, 2013 | by Clint Davis

It’s exciting when ambitious filmmaking is attempted these days. Too often we see cinema listings full of impersonal, adapted, refried versions of movies we’ve seen a hundred times before. But when an original American film like The [&hellip... Read More


Letters

Too Much CGI? — Reader Q&A

Published on April 13th, 2013 | by Clint Davis

In our first month on the web, feedback has been slowly coming at Overdue Review–but I got a couple of good questions via email, Facebook, and Twitter posts that I thought could make a nice weekly [&hellip... Read More


Drama

Compliance [2012]

Published on April 12th, 2013 | by Clint Davis

R  |  90 min. Director: Craig Zobel  |  Screenplay: Craig Zobel Starring: Ann Dowd, Dreama Walker, Pat Healy Studio: Dogfish Pictures  |  Distribution: Magnolia Pictures Compliance may be the scariest movie I’ve seen in years.  You’d find [&hellip... Read More


Sci-Fi

The Fifth Element [1997]

Published on April 11th, 2013 | by Clint Davis

PG-13  |  126 min. Director: Luc Besson  |  Screenplay: Luc Besson, Robert Mark Kamen Starring: Bruce Willis, Gary Oldman, Milla Jovovich Studio: Gaumont Film Company  |  Distribution: Columbia Pictures In the year 2263 in Brooklyn, cab [&hellip... Read More


TV Movie

Phil Spector [2013]

Published on April 9th, 2013 | by Clint Davis

UR | 92 min. Director: David Mamet | Screenplay: David Mamet Starring: Al Pacino, Helen Mirren, Jeffrey Tambor Network: HBO | Original Air Date: March 24, 2013 From the opening disclaimer of Phil Spector, I already [&hellip... Read More


Drama

Spider [2002]

Published on April 8th, 2013 | by Clint Davis

R  |  98 mins. Director: David Cronenberg  |  Screenplay: Patrick McGrath (from his novel) Starring: Ralph Fiennes, Miranda Richardson, Gabriel Byrne Distribution: Sony Pictures Classics There are moments in David Cronenberg’s Spider that will have you wondering if [&hellip... Read More


Artwork

This week’s Facebook/Twitter covers (4/7)

Published on April 7th, 2013 | by Clint Davis

In honor of baseball’s return, this week’s covers are an homage to 1993’s The Sandlot. Read our review of this childhood classic here! Follow us on Twitter @Overdue_Review and like us on Facebook... Read More


Documentary

Trekkies [1997]

Published on April 6th, 2013 | by Clint Davis

PG | 86 min. Director: Roger Nygard Studio: Paramount Classics In a world where geek culture has become the new cool–where vintage t-shirts and horn-rimmed glasses have replaced a leather jacket and Wayfarers, it’s easy to [&hellip... Read More


Horror

Hannibal [2001]

Published on April 5th, 2013 | by Clint Davis

R  |  131 min. Director: Ridley Scott  |  Screenplay: David Mamet & Steven Zallian (based on Thomas Harris’s novel) Starring: Anthony Hopkins, Julianne Moore, Ray Liotta Studio: Scott Free Productions | Distribution: MGM / Universal Pictures If you’re looking for a [&hellip... Read More


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