Lauren: As the story of The Divergent Series scales out in the sequel, Insurgent, problems begin rearing their ugly faces as a bigger story is crammed into 2 hours of film. I’m not saying I finally agree with Zac’s hatred levels when it comes to these movies, but I am starting to see his side […]Read more "Dissecting The Divergent Series: Insurgent"
Fruitvale Station tries to create an emotional tale about a tragic loss, but it fails to connect with the audience on almost any level.Read more "Film Review: Fruitvale Station"
Smashed is a performance driven piece spurred on by the theme of alcoholism, with Mary Elizabeth Winstead baring it all to provide a truthful look at this addiction. At least I think so.Read more "Film Review: Smashed"
There is a short list of movie topics that have a tendency to make me a little hesitant to see them, including zero to hero sports movies, revolutionary apes (sorry Rise of the Planet of the Apes), bible huggers, and racism. Ok, only the religious and racial tension films (or a combo of racism and […]Read more "Film Review: The Help"
The Help is built around a lot of strong performances, but the film doesn’t bring anything new to the table, and does only a couple things really well beyond the acting.Read more "Film Review: The Help"