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February 5, 2014

Matthew McConaughey Dives into Gus Van Sant's Sea of Trees

McConaughey wills star opposite Ken Watanabe about "a suicidal American who befriends a Japanese man lost in a forest near Mt. Fuji."More…

January 3, 2013

Video Interview with Cast of Promised Land: Rosemarie DeWitt

Promised Land is all about normal folks making tough decisions that might change their lives forever. Learn what Rosemarie DeWitt thinks about acting among the real townspeople she's depicting, and what she thinks of Gus Van Sant's "silent takes."More…

January 3, 2013

Video Interview with Cast of Promised Land: Matt Damon

Matt Damon confesses his love for Rotten Tomatoes (and he meant our website, not the decaying fruit). He also reveals his thoughts on fracking, and what it was like shooting in western Pennsylvania where these discussions are happening in real life every day. More…

January 3, 2013

Video Interview with Cast of Promised Land: John Krasinski

The new movie Promised Land discusses fracking, personal values, democracy, and familial duties. To elaborate on these themes, Grae's interview with John Krasinski begins with a Boyz II Men song (no, we don't understand it either, but John has a really nice voice).More…

January 3, 2013

Critics Consensus: The Impossible is Certified Fresh

This week at the multiplex, we've got a family in peril ("The Impossible," starring Naomi Watts and Ewan McGregor), a town versus a corporation ("Promised Land," starring Matt Damon and John Krasinski), and killer with a chainsaw ("Texas Chainsaw 3D," starring Alexandra Daddario and Tremaine "Trey Songz" Neverson). Find out what the critics have to say!More…

January 3, 2013

Parental Guidance: Promised Land, The Impossible, and Looper

With the holiday season officially behind us, we're relatively short on family-friendly viewing this week. In wide release is the eco-drama Promised Land starring Matt Damon and the family disaster thriller The Impossible starring Naomi Watts and Ewan McGregor. And on DVD, we've got twisty time travel with Looper, starring Bruce Willis and Joseph Gordon-Levitt). Read on to find out what's appropriate for the whole familyMore…

December 24, 2012

Critics Consensus: Merry Christmas! Django Unchained is Certified Fresh

Merry Christmas! This week at the movies, we've got a quest for vengeance (Django Unchained, starring Jamie Foxx and Leonardo DiCaprio), a prisoner-turned-businessman (Les MisÚrables, starring Hugh Jackman and Anne Hathaway), and an old-school grandfather (Parental Guidance, starring Billy Crystal and Bette Midler). What do the critics have to say?More…