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Circle, The

Thematically, James Ponsoldt’s The Circle (based on the novel by Dave Eggers) takes its cues from George Orwell’s 1984 and Aldous Huxley’s Brave New World. Grand aspirations, to be sure, and ones that are never truly met. From its beginn...

Run Time: 1:50
U.S. Release Date: 2017-04-28
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Profanity)
Genre: Thriller
Director: James Ponsoldt
Cast: Emma Watson, Tom Hanks, John Boyega, ...
Off the Black

Off the Black trudges through painfully familiar material - the older man/younger boy pseudo father/son relationship - with little regard for the fact that any seasoned movie-goer will immediately sense where the film is headed. The story's lack o...

Run Time: 1:30
U.S. Release Date: 2006-12-08
MPAA Rating: "R" (Profanity)
Genre: DRAMA
Director: James Ponsoldt
Cast: Nick Nolte, Trevor Morgan, Rosemarie DeWitt, ...
Spectacular Now, The

Potential Spoilers: I reveal a little more about the plot than I normally do in reviews, primarily because I want to discuss the way the film progresses during its second half. There are no big "reveals" in the review - it's not the kind of movie t...

Run Time: 1:36
U.S. Release Date: 2013-08-02
MPAA Rating: "R" (Profanity, Sexual Content)
Genre: DRAMA
Director: James Ponsoldt
Cast: Miles Teller, Shailene Woodley, Brie Larson, ...