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  • 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...
  • Still from 'Wild'
    Review: Beautiful and emotive, ‘Wild’ showcases Reese Witherspoon at her best
    “I’m gonna walk my way back to the woman my mother thought I was.” That’s the thought that propels Cheryl Strayed ahead on her 1,000 mile trek along the Pacific Crest Trail. This pilgrimage, born of grief and the...
  • Wild
    Movie review: 'Wild' sends Reese Witherspoon on an emotional journey
    There seems to have been a whole slew of individualist films in recent years, from Into the Wild, to 127 Hours, to last year's All Is Lost. The latest film from director Jean-Marc Vallee (Dallas Buyers Club) definitely fits into this category...
  • Exodus: Gods and Kings
    This weekend, Ridley Scott brings Moses' story to the big screen with 'Exodus'
    This weekend, director Ridley Scott—the unofficial king of the epic movie—brings his latest movie, “Exodus: Gods and Kings”, to the big screen. Those looking for more light-hearted fare should check out Chris Rock’s...
  • Laura Dern
    Wild: Book or movie?
    When Cheryl Strayed's book "Wild" was released, a friend sent a copy, knowing me to be both an avid reader and hiker. Strayed chronicles her trek through parts of the Pacific Crest Trail, a rugged journey from the Mojave Desert to...
  • The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1
    Weekend box office: 'The Hunger Games: Mockingjay' easily leads slow weekend
    With no new wide releases in theaters this weekend, “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1” easily topped the box office for the third week in a row. The third film in the popular young adult dystopian series still only lead the slow...
  • Wild
    Wild: Witherspoon and Vallee lead a beautiful trek
    There’s a beauty to Jean-Marc Vallee and Reese Witherspoon’s new movie, “Wild.” It isn’t just the gorgeous images filmed on the Pacific Crest Trail or the inspiring quotes of famous authors Cheryl Strayed marked the...
  • Reese Witherspoon in 'Wild'
    Reese Witherspoon - Top 10 Movies List
    Reese Witherspoon, one-time America’s sweetheart, has not had the most prolific of careers since her big Oscar win for 2005’s Walk the Line. She looks to rebound this year, this month in fact, with two new films hitting theaters &ndash...
  • Theatrical Releases (2014-12-05)
    ‘Christmas’ devastates, ‘Murder’ dissatisfies and ‘Wild’ disappoints
    Among the new movies that were released Friday, Dec. 5 are a Christmas comedy starring Robin Williams, a comedic murder mystery starring Fran Kranz and personal transformation drama starring Reese Witherspoon.‘Before I Disappear’Shawn...