Now Playing Review – Hanna

“I don’t know what she is.  Sometimes she acts like the heroine of an epic fantasy novel and sometimes she acts like she’s about nine years old, which might be cute if she didn’t kill people.”  Technically this quote was originally written by Austin Grossman about a fairy in his book Soon I Will Be […]

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Review: Hanna

Joe Wright’s latest, Hanna, is an assassin picture on the surface but at its heart is a film of self discovery after being trapped in isolation your whole life.  It all works really well, but after one viewing I feel like it is missing that special something to make it incredible. The film is fun, […]

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Review: The Lovely Bones

Peter Jackson’s latest adaptation is visually stunning but feels like a cliff notes version of the novel and on its own right doesn’t go deep enough into these characters relationships and feelings to connect us as emotionally as possible with the rich material. The story follows the path of Susie Salmon a 14 year old […]

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Review: Atonement

This period drama and Oscar hopeful delivers on multiple levels, at varying times, but meanders occasionally leaving us a bit unfocused at times. Now, I will say I do want to see it again as the theater environment I saw it in was anything but ideal, not to mention it is hard to focus when […]

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