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Photocall for 'The Money Shot'

Terry Kinney - Photocall for the MCC Theater production of 'The Money Shot' held at the Second Stage Theatre - New York City, New York, United States - Thursday 14th August 2014

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Terry Kinney, Blake West, William Cantler, Frederick Weller, Callie Thorne, Heather Graham, Gia Crovatin, Bernard Telsey and Neil LaBute
Neil LaBute and Terry Kinney
Blake West, William Cantler, Bernard Telsey, Neil LaBute and Terry Kinney

New York Stage and Film Media Day - Arrivals

Terry Kinney, Randy Graff, Frank Wood, Michael Oberholtzer, Maddie Corman, Julie Halston, Josh Radnor and Leslie Bibb - New York Stage and Film and Vassar's 30th Anniversary Powerhouse Season Media Day held at Pearl Studios - Arrivals. - New York, New York, United States - Tuesday 3rd June 2014

Opening Night of "Of Mice and Men" - Arrivals

Terry Kinney - Opening Night of "Of Mice and Men" at the Longacre Theatre - Arrivals - New York, New York, United States - Thursday 17th April 2014

Promised Land Trailer


Steve Butler is a successful businessman as part of a natural gas company who wishes to close down failing farming communities in order to obtain resources. He and his business partner Sue Thomason go to visit a particular town that is suffering a lot in the economic crisis in the hope that it will be easy to get drilling rights for the farmers' land in order to gain important resources through hydraulic fracturing, more commonly known as 'fracking'. Things do seem easy at first, with his proposition providing some hope of economic relief for many members of the community, however he is soon challenged when a highly regarded teacher from the school and a determined grassroots campaigner object to the proposal and go about trying to get the rest of the town to vote against it.

'Promised Land' is a particularly appropriate film for the current economic climate and raises important issues that are of real concern to many. It has been directed by Gus Van Sant ('Good Will Hunting', 'Milk', 'Paris, je t'aime'), written by the movie's stars John Krasinski and Oscar winner Matt Damon (writer of 'Good Will Hunting') and based on a story by Dave Eggers ('Away We Go', 'Where the Wild Things Are') and is set to hit screens in the UK next year on April 19th 2013.

Directed by: Gus Van Sant

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The cast of 'Rookies' filming on location in Manhattan

Terry Kinney Tuesday 22nd March 2011 The cast of 'Rookies' filming on location in Manhattan New York City, USA

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The opening of the Off-Broadway production of 'The Metal Children' at the Vineyard Theatre.

Terry Kinney Wednesday 19th May 2010 The opening of the Off-Broadway production of 'The Metal Children' at the Vineyard Theatre. New York City, USA

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Turn the River Review


Excellent
A jumpy forger asks an attractive pool hustler acquaintance, "What are you doing in town?" Without missing a beat, she replies, "Trying to get out." It's an apt summary of the entire plot of Turn the River, a stark, barebones genre piece redolent of rosin, racks, and eight balls, where the winning of a hustle bet of $50,000 doesn't signify triumph but escape.

Chris Eigeman makes an impressive debut as writer/director of Turn the River, ably abetted by an intense, edgy star turn from Famke Janssen as a pool hustler who wants to grab her abused son away from his weak, alcoholic father and get the hell out of town fast.

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Save the Last Dance Review


Grim
It is a strange coincidence that, as I rode in a taxi to the screening of Save the Last Dance, Irene Cara's "What a Feeling" played on the radio. I could imagine no more of a fitting primer for a film that basically amounts to Flashdance 2001.

Save the Last Dance is the story of a spunky white girl named Sara (Julia Stiles, State and Main) who has a gift for ballet. When her mother dies in a car crash on her way to one of Sara's dance auditions, Sara is not only devastated; she also fails the audition. With her mother gone, she is forced to move in order to live with her jazzman father in a seedy Chicago neighborhood where spunky white girls are an extremely rare find. Soon, however, she is hitting the dance floor once again -- trading in her ballet slippers for a thick-soled pair of hip hop sneakers. And it doesn't take long before the romance begins.

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Celebrity Mix Review


Weak
Well, this is truth in advertising: Celebrity Mix is a compilation of vanity projects featuring headliners like Paul Rudd, David Hyde Pierce, and Zooey Deschanel.

As is always the case with compilation discs, some of the eight vignettes are good/great, and some are barely watchable. The headlining short, "Laud Weiner," makes up for its obvious title with a dead-on portrayal by Pierce of an egomaniac power broker. Just four minutes long, don't expect a lot of nuance, but it's funny to see the normally mild-mannered Pierce yell at interns.

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The House of Mirth Review


OK
Draw near and bear witness to Gillian Anderson, a very successful television actress (The X Files) who is still trying to find her legs on the big screen. Like many before her, she will try a tactic that has made stars out of otherwise B-list actors: By taking the leading role in an art house flick.

Welcome then to The House of Mirth, a period piece which bears little happiness for those within. Or, ultimately, for those in the audience.

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Oxygen Review


OK
Passable thriller about a psycho escape artist who buries a woman alive and screws with the head of the cop on the case. Cinemax late night at its best.

Fly Away Home Review


Weak
Anna Paquin's first starring role after stealing an Oscar for The Piano is the harmless family movie Fly Away Home. Following in the footsteps of countless family movies before it, Fly Away Home tries too hard to appeal to both children and their parents and ultimately loses much of its appeal to everybody.

In case you missed the movie's trailer, which provides a nice plot synopsis, Fly Away Home is about a teenage girl (Paquin) from New Zealand who moves in with her Canadian father (Jeff Daniels) after her mother dies. The young girl is utterly bored and lonely until she finds a family of young goose eggs (eventually geese) to take care of. After she becomes the geese's mother, she finds happiness, and the whole family bands together to figure out how to take care of the geese. This ultimately leads to the decision to have young Anna fly the geese down south for the winter.

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Don't Look Down Review


Unbearable
In this Wes Craven Presents production, there are no monsters, not demons, and no creatures from beyond the grave. Actually, there are a couple of presumed ghosts, but sadly, the characters in Don't Look Down are only afraid of... heights.

This is sad, sad "horror" at its inexplicable worst, an absolutely dreadful attempt at the type of thriller that never really shows the face of the bad guy. The idea is that when one girl's sister falls to her death, the survivor (Megan Ward) becomes afraid of heights and seeks help from an aggressive therapy group. But when the group's members start falling to their deaths (hmmmmmm...), she wonders, geez, do those ghosts of the dead I keep seeing have anything to do with it?

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Save the Last Dance Review


Grim
It is a strange coincidence that, as I rode in a taxi to the screening of Save the Last Dance, Irene Cara's "What a Feeling" played on the radio. I could imagine no more of a fitting primer for a film that basically amounts to Flashdance 2001.

Save the Last Dance is the story of a spunky white girl named Sara (Julia Stiles, State and Main) who has a gift for ballet. When her mother dies in a car crash on her way to one of Sara's dance auditions, Sara is not only devastated; she also fails the audition. With her mother gone, she is forced to move in order to live with her jazzman father in a seedy Chicago neighborhood where spunky white girls are an extremely rare find. Soon, however, she is hitting the dance floor once again -- trading in her ballet slippers for a thick-soled pair of hip hop sneakers. And it doesn't take long before the romance begins.

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The Young Girl and the Monsoon Review


OK
A finger-snapping swing soundtrack and the Manhattan skyline are accompanied by the sarcastic voice-over of a 13-year-old kid. Sounds like another one of those Woody Allen movies, or, a more appropriate comparison, Don Roos (Bounce). Writer-director James Ryan's first feature is a fairly traditional indie "relationship" film about a weekend dad, Hank (Terry Kinney, The House of Mirth), coming to terms with his coming-of-age daughter of 13 years, Constance (Ellen Muth), and his perky young model girlfriend (Mili Avital, Polish Wedding). They all learn from one another.

Did you ever notice that all those quirky (read: mundane) indies have such flashy titles? The Myth of Fingerprints, The Tao of Steve, Dream With the Fishes... this one happens to be called The Young Girl and the Monsoon. Don't be too quick to pigeonhole this particular "quirk" into a category of vapid mediocrity, though. Ryan shows a perceptive knack for small moments of familial tenderness found in unlikely places, including a Central Park boxing match between daddy and daughter that runs the gamut from rage to bliss. He arouses pathos in a Chinese restaurant sequence where Constance demands that daddy carry her to the door. Such, such are the joys of handling a teenage girl going insane on the bridge to adulthood.

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