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Everybody's Talking About Jamie 'Max Harwood Brings This Role To Life'

Wild Review: Witherspoon's Performance Can't Sustain the Story

Jean-Marc Vallée's Wild gets lost along the trail. Review by Matt Cummings Director Jean-Marc Vallée stunned us in 2013 with Dallas Buyer's Club , a story about a man's personal journey into the Hell of AIDS in the 1980's. He returns in 2014 with Wild , a movie bolstered by Reese Witherspoon's terrific performance and a script that can't keep up with her. In 1995, Cheryl Strayed (Reese Witherspoon) made the impetuous choice to walk the entire length of Pacific Crest Trail alone. Suffering from a series of personal tragedies including the death of her well-intentioned but lost mother (Laura Dern), Strayed spiraled into a world of drugs and trampish behavior before finding herself divorced and on the edge of a mental breakdown. Desperate to rediscover herself, Cheryl sets out on her 150-day odyssey, determined but impossibly inexperienced, encountering danger, starvation, and perhaps her former self along the way. Witherspoon locks into her ch

The Chaperone Trailer Starring Triple H

The Chaperone is an upcoming comedy film starring Paul Levesque (Triple H), Kevin Corrigan, José Zúñiga, Kevin Rankin, Enrico Colantoni and Israel Boussard. Ray Bradstone (Levesque) is the best wheel man in the business, but he is determined to go straight and be the best parent he can be to his daughter, Sally (Winter), and make amends with his ex-wife, Lynne (Gish). As Ray struggles to find honest work, his old bank-robbing crew, led by Phillip Larue (Corrigan), offers him one last job. He agrees at first, but changes his mind at the last second leaving the crew without a driver. Ray decides instead to serve as a chaperone for Sally's school field trip. When the robbery goes awry, Larue blames Ray and chases the school bus all the way to the Museum of Natural History in New Orleans. Ray must deal with Larue, while supervising Sally's class on what becomes one of the craziest school trips ever. Watch the trailer after the Jump.. Here is the press release and synopsis