The psychological thriller starring Jude Law, Channing Tatum and Rooney Mara excites critics. Will you see it?
Saturday, February 9
With "Side Effects," director Stephen Soderbergh takes on the doctor/patient relationship; Big Pharma; intimacy; and a host of other issues. If I told you how it works out, you would tar and feather me as The World's Worst Spoiler. Suffice it to say the movie gives us Emily Taylor (Rooney Mara of "Girl With a Dragon Tatoo"), who's reuniting with her husband Martin (Channing Tatum). Martin has spent four years in prison for insider trading, meaning that Emily had to fend for herself as she coped with a less than six-figure income. Have you seen the film? Leave your review in the comments below. When the black dog of depression come nipping at her heels, she tries to kill herself, then ends up with psychiatrist Jonathan Banks (Jude Law) …
Robert Downey Jr. and Jude Law continue the "bromance" from the 2009 Sherlock Holmes film with a new installment involving a game of shadows.
Robert Downey Jr. and Jude Law, or Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson in this case, face a new super-villain set on destroying the world in "Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows." Set in 1891, Holmes and Watson square off against Professor Moriarty (Jared Harris), who has cooked up a scheme to pit various European nations against each other in hopes of benefiting from the demand for weapons. A gypsy fortune teller, played by Noomi Rapace, tags along. Rachel McAdams, Holmes' love interest in the first film, also makes a brief appearance. Guy Ritchie once again directs this film, turning Arthur Conan Doyle's classic literary character into the star of a likely Hollywood blockbuster. The film is loud, there are plenty of explosions, and there is …