Movie Night With Lauren #6: From Crimson Peak to Cemetery Junction thanks to Burn Gorman. Check out the explanation for Movie Night here.Read more "Movie Night with Lauren: Cemetery Junction (2010)"
Watchmen was released five years ago this month and it still stands as one of the best, and most underrated, comic book films.Read more "5 Year Retrospective: Watchmen"
Stoker is a creepy and sexy coming of age film at it’s heart, and for it’s star Mia Wasikowska, while Park Chan-wook proves he can excel in any language.Read more "Film Review: Stoker"
That’s right, my write-up for rentals has changed yet again. This time around (and hopefully I will stick to it this time) I will write up little blurbs about the movies I have seen in the past week on Fridays, giving you suggestions for what to pick up and what to avoid when considering what […]Read more "For Your Renting Pleasure"
The first feature film from the brilliant British duo Stephen Merchant and Ricky Gervais is a bit more of a dramatic affair but still serves as an excellent, if a tad conventional, portrait of an era with their excellent blend of humor, sadness, and reality. The film follows three friends form a rundown section of […]Read more "Review: Cemetery Junction (Now Out on Blu-Ray/DVD)"
Leap Year has the cast and story to become at least a cute romantic comedy, though completely unoriginal, but all I can say is if this movie shows what happens on a leap year, then I am really glad they only come around once every four years. Anna is the type of person with her […]Read more "Now Playing Review: Leap Year"
Leap Year is a conventional rom-com that makes all the prescribed moves and is entirely predictable; only its two likeable leads and excellent cinematography save it from being an absolute failure. Amy Adams and Matthew Goode are just to fine of actors to be in this trivial and run of the mill premise where the […]Read more "Review: Leap Year"
A Single Man is a career defining performance from Colin Firth and one of the strongest, most confident, and beautiful directorial debuts I can recall from Tom Ford. The film’s theme touch on everything from loss, death, love, friendship, and purpose in life and never feels forced, always natural and honest discussions on the subjects. […]Read more "Review: A Single Man"
The most acclaimed graphic novel of all time translates into an epic and fascinating film that is engaging, precise, and does great justice to its origins but might be a bit to inaccessible to Watchmen virgins. ‘The Comedian is dead’ and his death puts this film into motion. Rorschach, a shape shifting masked vigilante, use […]Read more "Review: Watchmen"