Serena doesn’t work on almost any level, as the filmmakers let down their stars and an interesting source material.Read more "Film Review: Serena"
Captain America: The Winter Soldier is the best Marvel Studios film not called The Avengers by having great action, fantastic pacing and a plot that builds off everything that came before it.Read more "Film Review: Captain America: The Winter Soldier"
The Hunger Games: Catching Fire saves the franchise from being an outright atrocity, it’s even a very good film at times, but I fear the source material is going to keep the series from greatness.Read more "Film Review: The Hunger Games: Catching Fire"
Berberian Sound Studio is a 2012 thriller in which a sound engineer is working on a horror movie, which ends up becoming his own reality. I have not yet seen this film (I admittedly never even heard of it until today) until I saw the soundtrack credits – which is helmed by English independent band […]Read more "Music Review: Broadcast’s ‘Berberian Sound Studio’"
Zac: Snow White and the Huntsman (#SWATH, love that hashtag) is the second take on the classic Grimm fairy tale to be released this year and it is a visual feast that could have used a bit more plot and character development.Read more "HST… Film Review: Snow White and the Huntsman"
The Adventures of Tintin is a wonderful action-adventure that allows director Steven Spielberg to unleash every action beat/camera move he has never been able to do with the freedom of motion capture.Read more "Film Review: The Adventures of Tintin"
Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy is the English language debut for Tomas Alfredson and the result is a marvelously acted and meticulously directed and plotted spy film that will reward those who give themselves over to the plot as it unfolds its twists and turns.Read more "Film Review: Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy"
Your Highness is a solid fantasy film throwback that also happens to be quite funny as it lovingly sends up the genres heyday of the 80’s. I worded that opening pitch to emphasize that I think you should view this film as a throwback fantasy film first and a comedy a close second. That is […]Read more "Review: Your Highness"