Jack Reacher Grade: A- Director: Christopher McQuarrie (The Tourist) Screenplay: McQuarrie (The Usual Suspects), from Lee Child book Cast: Tom Cruise (Mission Impossible), Rosamund Pike (Wrath of the Titans) Rating: PG-13 Runtime: 130 min. by John DeSando
“There's this guy. He's a kind of cop, at least he used to be. He doesn't care about proof, he doesn't care about the law, he only cares about what's right. He knows what I did. You can't protect me. No one can.” James Barr (Joseph Sikora)
This is 40 Grade: B Director: Judd Apatow (Knocked Up) Screenplay: Apatow Cast: Paul Rudd (Our Idiot Brother), Leslie Mann (The Change-UP) Rating: R Runtime: 134 min. by John DeSando
Pete (Paul Rudd) and Debbie (Leslie Mann) are turning 40; Judd Apatow, master of the contemporary raunchy social comedy, is growing up with them. His newest comedy, This is 40, hits every hot button for today’s pre-boomer narcissists from denying the birthday to the challenge of having a baby at a late age.