Godzilla returns from director Gareth Edwards, and he finds a sense of awe and scale that is rarely found in the theater today.Read more "Dissecting Godzilla (2014): Kaiju & Awe"
Woody Allen’s latest, Blue Jasmine, finds the director following a pair of sisters as they navigate life and love in a funny, but ultimately sad, slice of their lives.Read more "Film Review: Blue Jasmine"
Cary Fukunaga’s Jane Eyre is a beautifully crafted and well executed film whose subject matter will resonate wonderfully with fans of the genre and even entertain many that don’t sit so well with classic English romances. The film follows the title character from her privileged but torturous beginnings in a wealthy relatives care before moving […]Read more "Review: Jane Eyre"
Never Let Me Go is the haunting film adaptation of Kazuo Ishiguro’s novel of the same name, providing a story that blends great characters, romance, and elements of sci-fi that create a touching story for so many reasons. Too bad I just can’t mention most of them because any hint in the wrong direction will […]Read more "Now Playing Review – Never Let Me Go"
The latest, and too long in the coming, from Mark Romanek is a spectacular sci-fi/romance that you wouldn’t be able to pick out either of those genres if you were to look briefly at the film.Read more "Review: Never Let Me Go"
An Education is one of those little treasures of a film that sneaks up on you in not only the quality of the overall film but by the incredible turn by its star Carey Mulligan. Jenny is a seventeen year old school girl in 1960’s England and is set on getting into Oxford for seemingly […]Read more "Review: An Education"
Mike Leigh’s latest follows the life and times of Poppy Cross, and the results are an occasionally funny but just as often annoying portrait of this woman’s life. Poppy (Sally Hawkins) is a super happy, manic, and positive out look of a woman who longs to help everyone like her primary school class she adores. […]Read more "Review: Happy Go Lucky"