Darren Aronofsky’s ambition is admirable, but his film is a complete mess — adrift due to some confused directorial choices and an absence of any characterization beyond obsession.
Darren Aronofsky’s hotly-debated Bible Epic is a big, dark, and deeply weird artistic achievement.
Hard bodies, CGI gut-spilling, and historically butchered storytelling await those with a desire to view this insipid follow-up to 2007’s breakout hit 300. Continue reading Review: 300: RISE OF AN EMPIRE
In a new recurring feature, the FOTS staff picks out three favorites from a given category, which we may or may not have chosen out of a hat. To kick off, we talk our most beloved films of the 1990s:
Fun but overstuffed, Muppets Most Wanted is the franchise at its zaniest.
Wes Anderson’s latest opus is a charming, delicious confection, showcasing a director at the height of his powers.
That sound of thunder you hear is hordes of pre-teen girls rushing out to see Theo James remove his shirt in the new film, based on the most recent best-selling young adult novel, Divergent.
The new documentary Elaine Stritch: Shoot Me provides a revealing look into the life of the uncompromising and unparalleled stage veteran, now in her 89th year and still going strong.
After six days of film, a belly full of barbeque, and hair smelling of a certain substance that permeated downtown Austin, I am left with lasting memories from the 2014 SXSW Film Festival. I am not sure I agree with all of the Grand Jury winners, but I’ve always been an odd bird. Continue reading SXSW Recap: Day 6
Film festival programming is not an easy task; programmers try to spread the screenings out over the festival dates in order to have quality, or “buzzed about,” films playing throughout the week. Continue reading SXSW Review : HELLION