Kate Mara plays an unscrupulous journalist on “House of Cards.” In real life, she comes from football royalty and shares the Hollywood spotlight with her younger sister.
Joaquin Phoenix plays a forlorn man seeking companionship with robotic Siri-like seductress named Samantha.
The nominations are out for the 84th Academy Awards, and it’s a pretty sentimental affair with The Artist, The Help, The Descendants, and War Horse leading the way.
David Fincher’s American adaptation of Stieg Larsson’s celebrated mystery novel is extremely well-made and probably completely unnecessary.
The holiday week brings us The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo and The Adventures of Tintin on Wednesday, 12/21 and War Horse and The Darkest Hour on Sunday, 12/25.