David Vaughn

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David Vaughn  |  Apr 08, 2009  |  0 comments

<IMG SRC="/images/archivesart/8mile.jpg" WIDTH=200 BORDER=0 ALIGN=RIGHT>In the slums of Detroit, it's a daily fight to keep hope alive. For trailer-park kid Jimmy "B-Rabbit" Smith Jr. (Eminem), his music is the only way out of the ghetto, but he must overcome many obstacles to realize his dreams.

David Vaughn  |  Apr 07, 2009  |  0 comments

<IMG SRC="/images/archivesart/doubt.jpg" WIDTH=200 BORDER=0 ALIGN=RIGHT>Set in 1964 at St. Nicholas Church in the Bronx, Fr. Brendan Flynn (Philip Seymour Hoffman) is accused by principal Sister Aloysius Beauvier (Meryl Streep) of inappropriate conduct with 12-year-old Donald Miller (Joseph Foster), the school's first black student. Is Fr. Flynn's interest deviant or is he just looking out for the well being of a social outcast? John Patrick Shanley's Oscar-nominated scrip deals with truth, emotion, and belief, and asks if any decision is ever free from doubt.

David Vaughn  |  Apr 07, 2009  |  0 comments

<IMG SRC="/images/archivesart/oldmen2.jpg" WIDTH=200 BORDER=0 ALIGN=RIGHT>West Texas local boy Llewelyn Moss (Josh Brolin) stumbles upon a drug deal gone bad while out hunting and discovers a suitcase filled with $2 million in cash. By claiming the money as his own, he becomes the target of Anton Chigur (Javier Bardem), a sociopathic killer with no sense of humor who will kill anyone who gets in the way of reclaiming the money. As Moss flees for his life, local Sheriff Ed Tom Bell (Tommy Lee Jones) does all he can to interrupt the killing spree that Chigur leaves in his wake.

David Vaughn  |  Mar 30, 2009  |  0 comments

<IMG SRC="/images/archivesart/marley.jpg" WIDTH=200 BORDER=0 ALIGN=RIGHT>Based on the best-selling book by John Grogan, this is a story about a young couple (Owen Wilson, Jennifer Aniston) who decide to get a puppy, Marley, in lieu of having a child at an early point in their marriage. Unfortunately, they adopt "evil" with the face of a dog that fails obedience school and is branded as "the world's worst dog."

David Vaughn  |  Mar 30, 2009  |  0 comments

<IMG SRC="/images/archivesart/slumdog.jpg" WIDTH=200 BORDER=0 ALIGN=RIGHT>Jamal Malik (Dev Patel) is an 18-year-old Muslim tea boy from the slums of Mumbai, India, who's just one answer away from winning a fortune on India's version of <I>Who Wants To Be A Millionaire</I>. How does an uneducated "slumdog" know all the answers? Did he cheat or was it meant to be?

David Vaughn  |  Mar 26, 2009  |  0 comments

<IMG SRC="/images/archivesart/sevenpounds.jpg" WIDTH=200 BORDER=0 ALIGN=RIGHT>Ben Thomas (Will Smith) is an unremarkable IRS agent who has the power to change seven strangers' lives. But when he meets Emily Posa (Rosario Dawson), everything changes as he realizes he's in love with the beautiful woman. Should he alter his plan and seek personal happiness or continue the quest for his own redemption?

David Vaughn  |  Mar 26, 2009  |  0 comments

<IMG SRC="/images/archivesart/quantum.jpg" WIDTH=200 BORDER=0 ALIGN=RIGHT>Picking up shortly after the end of <i>Casino Royale</i>, Bond (Daniel Craig) pursues those responsible for killing the woman he loved. The quest leads him to a mysterious criminal organization known as Quantum and one of its members, Dominic Greene (Mathieu Amalric), an environmentalist who brokers the overthrow of a South American country in exchange for the world's most valuable resource. Along the way, he partners with hottie Camille (Olga Kurylenko), who's in search of her own vengeance.

David Vaughn  |  Mar 21, 2009  |  0 comments

<IMG SRC="/images/archivesart/mighty.jpg" WIDTH=200 BORDER=0 ALIGN=RIGHT>Based on Marianne Pearl's account of the life and death of her journalist husband, Daniel Pearl (Dan Futterman), <i>A Mighty Heart</i> provides an inside view of the chaotic weeks following Daniel's kidnapping and Marianne's search to find the truth. Marianne (Angelina Jolie) becomes intimately involved in the investigation, and her resiliency is put to the test during this trying time.

David Vaughn  |  Mar 20, 2009  |  0 comments

<IMG SRC="/images/archivesart/bolt.jpg" WIDTH=200 BORDER=0 ALIGN=RIGHT>Bolt (voiced by John Travolta) the wonder dog and his "person," Penny (Miley Cyrus), co-star in one of the biggest shows in Hollywood. Unfortunately for Bolt, he thinks it's real, and when he is accidentally shipped to New York City and separated from Penny, he soon finds out it's a dog-eat-dog world as he tries to find his way home. With the help of two new friends, a street-smart cat named Mittens (Susie Essman) and a hilarious hamster, Rhino (Mark Walton), Bolt soon discovers he doesn't need super powers to be a super hero.

David Vaughn  |  Mar 17, 2009  |  0 comments

<IMG SRC="/images/archivesart/brokeback.jpg" WIDTH=200 BORDER=0 ALIGN=RIGHT>In 1963, two ranch hands, Ennis (Heath Ledger) and Jack (Jake Gyllenhaal), spend most of their time in the Wyoming wilderness watching a flock of sheep. One thing leads to another, and they develop an "emotional bond" between them. The story follows their lives and how their hidden love tears apart the people around them.