I recently rewatched the Sci-fi/horror classic Alien. The good news is that it is still the innovative, compelling, and suspenseful film that I remembered. The bad news, I forgot how awkward the climax was.Read more "Is Alien Undermined by One Bad Special Effect?"
If there’s something strange in your neighborhood, who you gonna call? Me, cuz I want to hear all about it. Especially if these Ghostbusters are involved.Read more "Film Review: Ghostbusters"
Bridge of Spies is what you expect from Steven Spielberg and Tom Hanks, an entertaining and grounded take on the material, that excels at almost all times.Read more "Film Review: Bridge of Spies"
Steve Jobs is frontlined by a blazing script from Aaron Sorkin and another great turn from Michael Fassbender, while Danny Boyle keeps the three settings of the film feeling fresh.Read more "Film Review: Steve Jobs"
With Spy, Melissa McCarthy has delivered possibly her finest performance to date in a film that is a fantastic send up of the spy genre while also being a pretty good straight up spy movie.Read more "Film Review: Spy"
Inherent Vice is an epic and hazy descent into a weird and wonderful 70’s LA world and Paul Thomas Anderson happily takes us there.Read more "Film Review: Inherent Vice"
Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) is a kinetic farce of the celebrity psyche anchored by some great performances and an incredible technical presentation.Read more "Film Review: Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)"
Muppets Most Wanted brings the crew back for another adventure and the results are fun, fast paced and hilarious.Read more "Film Review: Muppets Most Wanted"
Spike Jonze’s Her is a wonderful sci-fi romance that features a compelling look at our future while dissecting the possible complexities that would arise in relationships as AI becomes a reality.Read more "Film Review: Her"
This year’s Palme d’Or winner, Blue Is the Warmest Color, is a fantastic character study about young love, lust and coming of age.Read more "Film Review: Blue Is the Warmest Color"