actor: Billy Crudup

Watchmen

This is far from being a family film. There is a scene not far into the story which I found to be in very poor taste. President Kennedy's assassination is re-created and though it is not a close-up there is a brief moment when you see the side of his head after the fatal gunshot which killed him. [...]

Big Fish

April 27, 2004

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

Audiences will be charmed and touched by this “Big Fish” who touches the lives of many. Edward’s adventures go from taming a giant to risking his life during WW II to rescue conjoined twins. Parents are cautioned about the language, a brutal beating and nudity in this film. The nudity is not [...]

Almost Famous

About every hundred movies or so, I get to see an “oh, yeah” movie. You know, one of those character-driven films that entertains not with car chases or flatulence jokes, but with sparkling dialogue and mesmerizing performances. A film that contains a life-lesson reminding us that true [...]

Jesus Son

Narrating the film in a disarming tone of voice, the young man (Billy Crudup) presents his story; the ecstasy of first live, the agony of loss, the sadness of substance abuse and the starkness of sudden sobriety. The film puts us in the center of a grimy lost world of uneducated party people who [...]

Waking The Dead

The film opens with Fielding sobbing as he discovers a girl was killed in Chile. We soon discover that this was Sarah, the love of his life. The morose film then proceeds to bounce between flashbacks of the ‘70s where he met Sarah, and the ‘80s where he keeps seeing her in crowds. Perhaps if [...]