Written by Sarah Boslaugh Wednesday, 23 July 2014 21:43
It is well done and well worth seeing if you have any interest in either pot or the political process.
Written by Lea Vrábelová Wednesday, 23 July 2014 21:39
As usual, humans are the main cause for the shark’s terrifying reputation.
Written by Lea Vrábelová Wednesday, 23 July 2014 21:32
Ferris’s story, filled with drugs, stabbings, shootings, blindings, and other sickly violence, defines him as one of the most feared gangsters in history.
Written by Laura Hamlett Monday, 21 July 2014 13:49
This pint-sized view of the wild has not been shown very often, and certainly not up close and personal, as it appears here.
Written by Pete Timmermann Friday, 18 July 2014 10:03
There are still glimmers of talent as a writer-director here, but they’re much fewer and further between than they were in Garden State.
Written by Pete Timmermann Thursday, 17 July 2014 18:43
Midway through, the film turns sex-negative rather than -positive, effectively stomping on everything that was making it work in the first place.
Written by Pete Timmermann Wednesday, 16 July 2014 16:03
This is the least cinematic film I’ve seen in some time; it feels like it’s trying and failing to not feel so stagey.
Written by Sarah Boslaugh Monday, 14 July 2014 13:21
Director Edgar G. Ulmer capitalizes on the tropes of noir in a film whose necessary economy in storytelling is one of its great appeals.
Written by Sarah Boslaugh Monday, 14 July 2014 13:13
You could visit Antarctica as a tourist, but your experience would be quite different from that portrayed in this film.
Written by Matthew Newlin Monday, 14 July 2014 13:04
No amount of praise is sufficient to reward Tatiana Maslany for the excruciating amount of dedication she puts into her work on Orphan Black.
Written by Sarah Boslaugh Monday, 14 July 2014 12:49
Young people are sometimes capable of far more than we give them credit for.
Written by Sarah Boslaugh Monday, 14 July 2014 12:47
I can see this film being hugely interesting to acting students, who will be fascinated by seeing the process of preparation that lies behind expert performance.
Written by Sarah Boslaugh Monday, 14 July 2014 12:44
Racing camels is a hazardous trade where broken limbs and even death are not unusual.
Written by Sean Lass Thursday, 10 July 2014 21:17
It’s probably the most famously intellectual sci-fi series next to Star Trek, and unlike that series of reboots, the recent Apes films have stayed true to their roots.
Written by Pete Timmermann Thursday, 10 July 2014 20:51
Beyond this, Third Person is one of those movies that’s bad to the point that it makes you dislike actors you usually like, and makes you question why you like them.
Written by Pete Timmermann Wednesday, 09 July 2014 22:45
Here’s hoping this is just the first in a long dialogue about Ebert and his influence on modern American movie culture.
Written by Sarah Boslaugh Monday, 30 June 2014 14:10
Everything about Go Down Death screams “director’s first film,” a characteristic that may be a draw for some viewers, but a warning for others to give it a miss.
Written by Adrienne Jones Monday, 30 June 2014 14:07
By now we all know that McCarthy can pratfall and crazy talk with the best of them, but I was hoping we’d get a chance to see more of the depth she can bring to a character.
Written by Sean Lass Thursday, 26 June 2014 23:30
I knew I would probably hate this movie, but would I get the perverse joy I got from hating the first three?
Written by Pete Timmermann Thursday, 26 June 2014 23:21
Ivory Tower is at its best when it highlights specific, particularly-focused colleges, such as Spelman College in Atlanta or Deep Springs College in Death Valley.
Written by Pete Timmermann Thursday, 26 June 2014 23:08
The script is riddled with poop and fart jokes, which I’m totally an unapologetic fan of, and the cast is hugely likeable.
Written by Adrienne Jones Friday, 20 June 2014 11:16
The characters don’t give us a single bit of inside information; everything they tell the audience is, or will soon be, readily apparent to anyone paying attention.
Written by Pete Timmermann Friday, 20 June 2014 09:58
The Rover is perfectly enjoyable while you’re watching it, but at the same time it’s awfully predictable and nearly immediately forgettable.
Written by Sarah Boslaugh Wednesday, 18 June 2014 21:42
I think allowing billionaires and corporations to dominate political funding, and thus politics, is a terrible idea.
Written by Sarah Boslaugh Thursday, 12 June 2014 19:51
Charm goes a long way, and so does a sense of humor; fortunately, the film has plenty of both to spare.
Written by Pete Timmermann Thursday, 12 June 2014 19:48
Is it smart for 22-year-olds to make a documentary about something for which they weren’t alive to see the heyday?
Written by Sarah Boslaugh Thursday, 12 June 2014 19:45
This is a film that unabashedly celebrates particular life choices, and while there’s nothing wrong with that, those who have made other choices may well feel left out.
Written by Adrienne Jones Thursday, 12 June 2014 19:30
22 Jump Street is bigger, louder, and dumber after moving one door down, but that doesn’t mean it’s without its charms.
Written by Pete Timmermann Wednesday, 11 June 2014 21:11
It’s the type of movie that will impress you with how much you can wring out of the right topic with the right filmmakers.
Written by Sarah Boslaugh Wednesday, 11 June 2014 20:56
The intent of Spanish director Aram Garriga in American Jesus seems to be to explore how different the American experience of religion is from that anywhere else in the world.
Written by Sarah Boslaugh Wednesday, 04 June 2014 21:11
Gus is an unbelievably upbeat and caring fellow whose sensitivity and loyalty knows no bounds—in fact, he has a bit of a problem with boundaries.
Written by Adrienne Jones Wednesday, 04 June 2014 21:09
Tom Cruise plays a coward who only stumbles into heroism for lack of other choices.
Written by Lea Vrábelová Wednesday, 04 June 2014 21:06
The openhearted community of Drop City shared everything, from cars and money to land; there was no “yours” or “mine.”
Written by Lea Vrábelová Wednesday, 04 June 2014 21:01
Jenny’s adventure unfolds in numerous disturbing visions, creepy flashbacks, and eerie dream sequences.
Written by Matthew Newlin Thursday, 29 May 2014 21:18
Maleficent perfectly demonstrates how a good idea can be destroyed in the hands of an incompetent director.
Written by Megan Washausen Thursday, 29 May 2014 21:13
The humor is hit or miss, and majorly crude and racist in nature—not that I expected anything less from the creator of Family Guy.
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