Now In Theaters   |   What’s New at the Movies?   |  What’s New on DVD?     |   Movie and Video Report    | Movie Blog

                                                                                                                                                                           

           

                                        THEMOVIEMINUTE.COM                                                                                                 

     

Click here to see Joanna Langfield’s Top 10 Movies for 2014


In Theaters

  

Avengers: Age of Ultron

Talk about feeding the beast. Josh Whedon’s never dull chapter in

the franchise is practically bursting at its seams, relentlessly serving

up just what the fans of this brand are expecting...

The Forger

I felt a little guilty not liking John Travolta’s pale imitation of a melodrama.

But, as routine reduced to redundant, I got over that...

The Water Diviner

Russell Crowe acquits himself nicely in this overly

ambitious yet still slim historical romantic drama.

Woman in Gold

The real life heroes of this gutsy story deserve far better than the

dumbed down and white washed treatment they get here...

Cinderella

Yes, it’s enchanting, but this beautiful version is also something very much more...

The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

The title may have double meaning, but the singular

rewards of this sequel are as rich as the original...

50 Shades of Grey

A flaccid S and M movie that’s more infuriating than titillating? Happy Valentine’s Day...

Kingsman: The Secret Service

The crazier Matthew Vaughn’s homage to James Bond becomes, the greater it is...

The Rewrite

Granted you’d think a movie about a screenwriter could

have been at least a little less rote, but that doesn’t mean

this rom com isn’t offering up some sweet entertainment...

Black or White

Mike Binder’s got the heart but not the grit to fully

tap the potential of this well intentioned drama...

The Boy Next Door

Don’t we…and Jennifer Lopez…deserve better than this routine at best possible guilty pleasure?

The Humbling

For those willing to meet it halfway, this beautifully

pedigreed hybrid offers up some real and strange delights...

Cake

Is it truly such a surprise Jennifer Aniston is as good as she is in this otherwise modest drama?

American Sniper

Much has been written about what this film is not. What

it is, undoubtedly, is one damned compelling movie...

A Most Violent Year

With this gritty, savvy and finely wrought drama, J.C. Chandor establishes

himself as one of the most exciting directors of his generation...

Into the Woods

For better or worse, this is your prestige crowd

pleasing movie for the Christmas season...

Unbroken

Angelina Jolie may not have brought a whole lot of artistry to the remarkable

life story of Olympian and World War 2 hero Louie Zamperini, but she sure does

know how to let that story capture us up in its own true power...

Top Five

This is the movie we’ve been waiting for Chris Rock to make...

Selma

As unnervingly timely as this historical drama is, this is

also a film with clear-eyed heart, one that sweeps you

up and carries you with undeniable power and grace...

Inherent Vice

Paul Thomas Anderson’s Thomas Pynchon’s

adaptation is a spot on stoner story that’s

just a little too in love with itself...

Wild

Reese Witherspoon’s adaptation of Cheryl Strayed’s autobiography

has all the right stuff. So how come I wasn’t a puddle when it was over?

The Imitation Game

This true story is, in itself, so tragically fascinating and the performances

so fine, you almost don’t realize how safe this film actually is...

Foxcatcher

Rarely has a film so chilly felt so richly drawn. Bennett Miller’s decidedly

remote true-life story is a brilliantly acted, fiercely American tragedy...

Rosewater

Jon Stewart’s auspicious debut behind the camera not only makes us

think and feel, but yeah, laugh a little, too. The guy can’t help it...

The Theory of Everything

It would be easy to fall into the trap of wishing this look at one

of the greatest minds on the planet was something more, dare I

say, intellectual. But this movie is a love story. And a fine love story it is...

Interstellar

Some of the parts of this mega-fantasy are

awesome. The sum of all parts? Not so stellar...

Nightcrawler

Dan Gilroy’s sleek and slick indictment of TV news

crawls under the skin thanks, in great part, to a knockout

performance from a sensational Jake Gyllenhaal...

Gone Girl

I don’t know about Nick and Amy, but the creative marriage of David Fincher

and Gillian Flynn is dandy, delivering a juicy movie that’s damned entertaining...

Whiplash

Yes, there have been many movies about abusive mentor relationships.

Here, though, we’ve got two artists at the top of their game

plumbing the depths of defining artistic sacrifice. Pithy stuff...

What could be Liam Neeson’s newest franchise gets off to a

decent start with this Lawrence Block mystery adaptation...

Tracks

This lush yet gritty adaptation, like the real journey itself, refuses to

take the easy route. There are real rewards for all of us in that...

Tusk

Kevin Smith’s comic horror homage is not

completely nuts. Even counting the walrus.

Sin City: A Dame to Kill For

Amidst the gazillion 3-D bullets flying, this long awaited

sequel commits the biggest crime of all: it gets boring...

Love is Strange

One of the most beautifully acted movies in recent

times, this affecting love story earns our tears...

Trip to Italy

While this second course may not be as startlingly scrumptious as its

predecessor, this dandy reunion still serves up a mighty delicious treat...

Lucy

The fact that Lucy, the enabled heroine in Luc Besson’s ambitiously

nuts sci-fi-er, can get people to do exactly what she wants them to do

by merely glancing at them made me, frankly, a little jealous...

Magic in the Moonlight

Had this pretty trifle been made by a different filmmaker, perhaps I

could have just sat back and enjoyed the scenery. But it wasn’t....

Opening in Wide Release

Avengers: Age of Ultron

Far from the Madding Crowd

In Selected Theaters

Welcome to Me

Tangerines

Iris

The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed

Out the Window and Disappeared 

Ride

Far from Men

Also in Theaters

Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2

Unfriended

Child 44

Monkey Kingdom

True Story

Furious 7

Get Hard

Home

Insurgent

The Gunman

Run All Night

Cinderella

Chappie

The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

Focus

The Lazarus Effect

Hot Tub Time Machine 2

The DUFF

McFarland, USA

Fifty Shades of Grey

Kingsman: The Secret Service

Jupiter Ascending

Seventh Son

The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water

Black or White

Project Almanac

The Loft

                                                       Want to hear Joanna? Click on the New                                                    
Movie and Video Minute Web Report!

Movie and Video Minute Report


What Movies have you seen?
E-mail me at:

Joanna@themovieminute.com


Joanna Langfield
Heard On Radio Stations Around The World!


  ENTERTAINMENT REPORTS, VIDEO AND MOVIE REVIEWS.


   Her voice is heard throughout the 50 states and around the world by more than one million listeners on her syndicated radio programs:
  

   Joanna Langfield's People Report and Video and Movieinute.

   She  is also seen and heard domestically and internationally as a regular contributing commentator on CNN International, CNN, Fox News and     CNBC. As a columnist and reporter, her articles have been published in such high profile magazines as Video Review and McCall's.


   Joanna Langfield is known for taking the celebrity interview to another level with probing looks at celebrities' insights rather than just their latest

projects. As a result, she has secured a niche among the nation's premier interviewers and movie critics reporting on radio and television.


  Joanna began her career on the production staff of a local Boston television station. She then focused her energies towards radio and

began producing talk shows at WMEX-AM in Boston.

  After moving to New York, she found herself at WMCA-AM, where she served as executive producer to the legendary talk show personalities Barry Gray and Sally Jessy Raphael. She began hosting a one-minute movie review spot which, in turn, led the way to her own top-rated weekend call in-show, The Joanna Langfield Show from 1980-1983.


  When Joanna moved to WABC-AM and hosted The Joanna Langfield Show every Saturday night from 9:00pm to midnight, it quickly became the highest rated show in its time slot.

  From 1987-1989,  Joanna hosted Today's People on the ABC Radio network, which was fed daily to over 300 stations around the country. She also worked closely with WABC-TV as a regular on-air contributor.


   In 1989, Joanna decided to produce and syndicate her own radio reports. She formed her own radio production company, Joanna Langfield Entertainment Reports.

  Joanna is heard and seen domestically and internationally as one of the top authoritative commentators on the entertainment industry.


   Joanna Langfield:

Radio Personality
Film Critic
Author
Television Commentator
Member of the Broadcast Film Critics Association

AWFJ Member

Radio stations interested in airing Joanna Langfield's People Report or Video and Movie Minute,

please email with name, affiliation, and telephone number to:
Joanna@themovieminute.com

Questions?
Joanna@themovieminute.com

          Copyright (c) 2013 Themovieminute.com.
All Rights Reserved.