LAND HO!

Mitch (Earl Lynn Nelson) and Colin (Paul Eenhoorn) are ex-brother in-laws (they married sisters). Colin’s first wife — Mitch’s wife’s sister — died a while back, but the two have kept a tentative relationship going. Why not? Once you reach a certain age it’s hard to make new friends, easier to stick with the one’s you’ve got. Now Colin is coming off another separation, this one a divorce, and Mitch decides to cheer him up by taking him on an all expenses paid vacation to Iceland. Colin isn’t a 100% sold, but Mitch, a retired doctor, insists that he burn … Continue reading LAND HO!

Movie Beat – 08.16.13

Ain’t Them Bodies Saints – Bob Muldoon (Casey Affleck) is trying to get back to the love of his life, Ruth (Rooney Mara). While he’s been away in prison, Sheriff Patrick Wheeler (Ben Foster) has been keeping an eye on Ruth, and now that Muldoon is out, Wheeler has to go looking for him. Ruth has plans of her own, and when people stand between you and your beloved, they don’t amount to a hill of beans. Sometimes it doesn’t matter which side of the law you are on, what matters are your intentions. Cue the shootout. Written and directed by … Continue reading Movie Beat – 08.16.13