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"
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)"
In this week of rentals I found myself disappointed with many of this years “better” comedies, where two other films ending up where I expected them to be. If you’re considering renting The Alphabet Killer, Horrible Bosses, Your Highness, or Win Win then read my thoughts before making your choice this coming weekend.Read more "For Your Renting Pleasure"
Matt Damon and Paul Greengrass have teamed up on an adaptation of Imperial Life in the Emerald City and the result is a decent political action hybrid that runs into some pretty big third act issues that really hurt the picture. The story follows Chief Miller a WMD team leader for the Army and is […]Read more "Review: Green Zone"
Clint Eastwood’s latest is a child abduction mystery that is a horse of many colors, and all are done very well, with a great turn by the lead Angelina Jolie, but something keeps the film back from being truly as great and powerful as some of his recent work. In 1928 Christine Collins is a […]Read more "Review: Changeling"
Another movie dealing with the loss of a child, this one excels on pretty much every level. Gone Baby Gone is an adaptation of the Dennis Lehane(Mystic River) novel by Ben Affleck in his directorial debut. I have always been a fan of Affleck and I am glad that he does a great job here […]Read more "Review: Gone Baby Gone"