Ryan Coogler’s debut feature is a raw, powerful character study that left me feeling angry — which is entirely the idea.
George Clooney’s sincere attempt at a World War II classic is admirable, but ultimately a tonal mess of a film that does not quite know what it wants to be.
Out of the one film I’ve seen so far in 2014, THE LEGO MOVIE is my favorite. Yeah, it’s as good as you’ve heard.
Based on a true story, the Oscar-Nominated Philomena, one woman’s search for the son she gave up, quietly exposes the trials of unwed mothers banished to Sean Ross Abbey in Roscrea, Ireland and their search for redemption.
But that is nowhere near the whole story…
Director Jean-Marc Vallée’s Dallas Buyers Club is, above all, a celebration of life in all of its forms. Continue reading Late Review: DALLAS BUYERS CLUB
If you ignore foreign films, you’re missing out on an integral part of the world of cinema. If you’ve never seen a foreign film, here are four to get you started.
The Oscar-nominated documentary The Act of Killing is a torturous delve into the minds of murderers. It is also one of the most surreal and profound documentaries ever made.
Shining a light on the little-known talent behind the talent, this Oscar-nominated documentary is a buoyant, sometimes bittersweet tribute to backup singers, giving them credit long-deserved.
Now on Netflix, the Oscar-nominated documentary THE SQUARE is an enthralling on-the-ground portrait of a revolution.
The Coen brothers’ latest film chronicles the artistic and personal struggle of folk singer Llewyn Davis in early 1960’s Greenwich Village. But I think it is far more important than that.