Written by Matthew Newlin Friday, 13 January 2012 13:05
Without question, the most memorable aspect of Beauty and the Beast is the Academy Award-winning music from Alan Menken and Howard Ashman.
Written by Sean Lass Thursday, 22 December 2011 18:16
Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy is a slow, moody spy film that focuses on character and atmosphere rather than explosions and gunfights.
Written by Pete Timmermann Thursday, 22 December 2011 10:42
War Horse is manipulative, dumb, obvious, and cloying.
Written by Pete Timmermann Thursday, 22 December 2011 10:37
I, for one, want to see The Artist succeed; it is as good as you’ve heard.
Written by Pete Timmermann Thursday, 22 December 2011 10:31
The specific talents of Cameron Crowe and Scarlett Johansson are a good match for one another.
Written by Pete Timmermann Wednesday, 21 December 2011 12:18
While Jamie Bell and Daniel Craig are just fine, most of the pleasures of the film come from bit parts from great British comedians such as Simon Pegg, Nick Frost, and Mackenzie Crook.
Written by Pete Timmermann Monday, 19 December 2011 11:18
There is what I feel is a glaring holdover from his debatably misogynistic days here that deeply hurts the overall power of the movie.
Written by Pete Timmermann Thursday, 15 December 2011 12:58
Theron’s character Mavis Gary, a narcissistic writer of a popular series of young adult books, is one of the most intentionally dislikeable main characters in film in recent years.
Written by Sean Lass Thursday, 15 December 2011 12:54
Robert Downey Jr. is phoning in his performance, and is dangerously close to becoming a parody of himself.
Written by Adrienne Jones Thursday, 15 December 2011 12:49
The movie has all the right ingredients to be a thrilling, intense, fun-filled spy adventure, but still somehow left me feeling like I hadn’t actually watched anything.
Written by Sean Lass Thursday, 15 December 2011 12:43
We squirm because it is horrible, and then laugh because we can’t believe what we are seeing.
Written by Sarah Boslaugh Wednesday, 07 December 2011 12:02
Passione may be best regarded as the film equivalent of a mix tape that appreciates equally well a mega-cheesy booty-shaking rap number and a heartfelt performance by a jazz musician.
Written by Pete Timmermann Wednesday, 23 November 2011 11:47
Werner Herzog doesn’t seem terribly interested in making this anything like a mystery, despite the fact that most of the people in the film can’t seem to agree on what actually happened.
Written by Sean Lass Wednesday, 23 November 2011 00:00
The cast is uniformly good. Just about everything in the movie is good. Not much is great.
Written by Matthew Newlin Tuesday, 22 November 2011 13:36
Many actresses have portrayed Marilyn Monroe on TV and in film, but none has come close to the absolutely fantastic performance Michelle Williams has crafted.
Written by Sean Lass Tuesday, 22 November 2011 13:30
From the moment this film began, I was completely entranced. Everything about it was clicking perfectly.
Written by Pete Timmermann Tuesday, 22 November 2011 13:26
The film has a lot of very good hipster-ish talent behind it to give those adults all the more reason to come.
Written by Matthew Newlin Tuesday, 22 November 2011 13:23
Director Sarah Smith fills every scene with subtle and hilarious visual jokes; too many, in fact, to catch on first viewing.
Written by Pete Timmermann Tuesday, 22 November 2011 13:20
On the way out of the theater, I was actually stomping around, muttering to myself about how frustratingly, terminally boring the damned thing was.
Written by Laura Hamlett Tuesday, 22 November 2011 13:16
The entrepreneurs have a sense of charisma and magnetism that makes you want to watch them.
Written by Glen Elkins Sunday, 20 November 2011 21:55
“[John Scully] destroyed everything I had been working toward for 10 years.” This rare display of melancholy was a departure for the otherwise upbeat, charming salesman.
Written by Pete Timmermann Sunday, 20 November 2011 21:15
Here, von Trier focuses less on realistically depicted depression and dysfunctional family mechanics and more on the strange beauty of the apocalypse.
Written by Matthew Newlin Friday, 18 November 2011 11:53
Breaking Dawn was not made to win Academy Awards or impact the history of cinema. It was made so the studio could earn money.
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