Kevin Costner has starred in his share of action films - No Way Out and Waterworld come to mind - but there's this nagging sense that his new shoot-'em-up, 3 Days to Kill, is Costner's attempt to "pull a Liam Neeson" - that is, to supercharge his career at midlife by starring in an over-the-top chase flick, as Neeson did with Taken in 2008.
Dustin Hoffman steps behind the camera to direct his first movie, the warmly wonderful comedy Quartet. In this week's video review and clips, Bill Newcott marvels at how Hoffman lets his veteran cast do what they do best.
After 10 years in the California governor's mansion, Arnold Schwarzenegger stars in The Last Stand, his first post-Governator lead role. In this video review, Movies for Grownups' Bill Newcott says Arnold is just fine as a small-town Arizona sheriff ... so long as you don't think about it too much.
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