I was never great at sticking with any of the numerous instruments I picked up throughout my life, and boy do I feel cheated. Had I known they could be as magical as Kubo’s samisen I may have kept with one!Read more "Film Review: Kubo and the Two Strings"
Carol is a beautiful little love story that feels a bit too one-sided. Still, it has impeccable direction and exquisite acting at every turn; first and foremost from Rooney Mara.Read more "Film Review: Carol"
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"
With only a couple of months left on the 2013 film calendar it has become increasingly clear that this has been a great year for women in film. Sure, it would be great if we had more big budget fare starring women, but the opportunities in smaller films are becoming more plentiful and taken full advantage of.Read more "2013: A Great Year For Women In Film"
With the end of the year heading this way, there’s only so much time to cram in all forms of entertainment from this year before it’s too late (if you’re writing an end of post, that is). With that said, there are still plenty of new releases heading this way competing for your attention.Read more "Looking Ahead To 2013: Quarter 4 (October – December)"
Ain’t Them Bodies Saints is an impressive debut from David Lowery and is just a smidgen shy of complete excellence.Read more "Film Review: Ain’t Them Bodies Saints"
Soderbergh delivers another excellent film, with great turns by Rooney Mara and Jude Law, in what might be his last feature film in some time.Read more "Film Review: Side Effects"
I vote for these, even if I didn’t get to see quite as much as I would like, but I felt pretty confident I wouldn’t change much come February when I write up my year end list. For now this will have to hold you over till then as to where I fall, and I […]Read more "Internet Film Critic Society: 2011 Year End Awards"