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  • Laura Dern Oscar Nominee 2015
    Dossier Oscar 2015: Best Supporting Actress Nominee Laura Derm
    The best thing about the pre-awards season is that it gives us the opportunity to put people, who have excelled, in the same "Best of" category without singling out any as the absolute winner or having to narrow the list and kick out...
  • 7-Day Forecast
    Wet weekend with a big swing
    Mother Nature is going to take us for a ride this weekend. We will see temperatures rise into early spring like levels by this evening before tumbling back into the depths of winter by tomorrow evening. In the midst of it all, it will be quite wet...
  • "Wild" premiere
    'Wild' review: A pilgrimage to start the new year
    There is probably no more appropriate movie to watch in theatres today, New Year’s 2015, than “Wild.” About one woman’s resolve to find herself again while hiking a daunting journey through the west coast states, &ldquo...
  • Wild
    Wild: movie review
    About halfway through Wild, the gritty journey of self-discovery from director Jean-Marc Vallée (Dallas Buyers Club), we find Reese Witherspoon lying in a hovel, naked and shooting black tar heroin. Yes, this is the same woman who once donned a...
  • Wild
    Movie Review of "Wild"
    I am sure that Reese Witherspoon will receive several best acting nominations for her performance as Cheryl Strayed: the woman who tracked the 1,100 Pacific Crest Trail in 2012; but the whole time that I watched “Wild,” I could not...
  • America’s Pacific Crest Trail hits the big screen
    America’s Pacific Crest Trail hits the big screen
    Melbourne, FL (December 23, 2914) Showing at theater near you is the Fox Searchlight movie “WILD” starring Reese Witherspoon. This movie is based upon Cheryl Strayed's best-selling book. This is a story of her life and her solo...
  • Review: Reese Witherspoon Not a "Wild" Card for Oscar Gold
    Review: Reese Witherspoon Not a "Wild" Card for Oscar Gold
    Performers sometimes reach a point in their careers when they abruptly exceed all expectations and assumptions. Julia Roberts did it, for instance, with “Erin Brockovich” and, years later, Sandra Bullock followed suit with “The...
  • Wild Poster
    Review: Wild
    Pilgrimages have been an idea that has remained prevalent in our society for many centuries. These journeys typically are caused as a release of faith, in order to re prioritize one's life, to commune with nature or a deity, or even to atone...
  • Reese showcases depth in 'Wild'
    Reese showcases depth in 'Wild'
    A single Oscar nomination or win is a sign of acceptance into a large acting echelon. But more critical than that is a second one. This second acknowledgement is a testament to the talent of the actor. Many skilled and beloved actors have only...
  • ‘Wild’ doesn’t quite go the extra mile
    ‘Wild’ doesn’t quite go the extra mile
    Reese Witherspoon gets dirty in "Wild," based on Cheryl Strayed's memoir of her 1,100 mile solo hike along the Pacific Crest Trail. But she never quite gets dirty enough. The journey is both geographic and psychic, and Witherspoon is...
  • Reese Witherspoon attends the film's premier
    Witherspoon wows in 'Wild'
    In Reese Witherspoon’s most reese-sent movie, “Wild,” which found its way into most theaters on December 3, 2014, Witherspoon completely transforms from the Elle Woods, Hollywood starlet that constantly graces the covers of...
  • Wild
    'Wild': Winning fight along the trail
    “Wild” is a tour de force for Reese Witherspoon. Directed by Jean-Marc Vallée with screenplay by Nick Hornby, based on Cheryl Strayed’s memoir: Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail, “Wild” is the story...
  • Exodus
    Weekend box office: 'Exodus' conquers 'Mockingjay' in another slow weekend
    This weekend was another slow one at the box office, with Ridley’s Scott’s new epic “Exodus: Gods and Kings” making not-very-blockbuster numbers. The retelling of the story of Moses starring Christian Bale knocked &ldquo...
  • 'Wild' is very strong
    'Wild' is very strong
    Movies that delve into the lives of women do not come along all that often. Currently in limited release is “Wild,” which is directed by Jean-Marc Vallee and is based on the best-selling autobiography by Cheryl Strayed.Set in the mid...
  • Laura Dern co-stars in 'Wild'
    Reese Witherspoon goes 'Wild'
    Screenwriter Nick Hornby (“About a Boy,” “High Fidelity) and director Jean-Marc Vallée (“The Dallas Buyers Club) did a fantastic job of weaving a heavy story that focuses on dark topics (drugs, depression, death) and week...