Tag: film review

‘Inherent Vice’ succeeds as strong adaptation, but flawed film

‘Inherent Vice’ succeeds as strong adaptation, but flawed film

| January 9, 2015 | 0 Comments

There are films that have an ability to transport audiences from their theatre seats into worlds and experience characters from another era. Some films do this so well that walking out of a movie theatre feels like stepping out of an airport as you return home from a vacation.

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‘Into the Woods’ is a fun fairytale twist for the whole family

‘Into the Woods’ is a fun fairytale twist for the whole family

| December 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

Rob Marshall may not be the most experienced director cranking out studio films currently but he is no stranger to success and the big budget films that often earn it having directed four films prior to his latest, Into the Woods including two other musicals. These have all been met with varying levels of critical […]

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Real-life ‘Big Eyes’ story makes for Tim Burton’s best film in years

Real-life ‘Big Eyes’ story makes for Tim Burton’s best film in years

| December 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

“Big Eyes” is the least Tim Burton-feeling Tim Burton film in years and that’s a very good thing. Consequently, it’s also the best Tim Burton film in years. Burton’s been in a bit of his rut, his last few films have featured the same tired set of actors (cough *Johnny Depp* cough) and have been […]

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‘Imitation Game’ thrills & breaks hearts

‘Imitation Game’ thrills & breaks hearts

| December 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

The life and even name of Alan Turing remains a vast unknown to most people even though his influence is a part of almost everyone’s day to day. The man who paved the way for the modern computer led a life shrouded in secrecy and sadness as he worked to crack German codes during WWII. […]

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‘Horrible Bosses 2′ just as fun as the original

‘Horrible Bosses 2′ just as fun as the original

| November 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

Luckily, the cast and crew made magic happen and created a movie that is just as entertaining and funny as the original.

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Christopher Nolan shoots for the Oscars with ‘Interstellar’

Christopher Nolan shoots for the Oscars with ‘Interstellar’

| November 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

While Christopher Nolan is no stranger to large scale films and borderline fantasy or sci-fi concepts, nothing in his filmography to date matches the scale or ambition that Interstellar brings with it. With a stellar cast and serviceable marketing campaign, it appears as if Nolan is making his first real attempt at awards season attention with this space epic.

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‘Big Hero 6′ showcases a big heart amidst a weakness of a formulaic story

‘Big Hero 6′ showcases a big heart amidst a weakness of a formulaic story

| November 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

“Big Hero 6” is a visual delight to watch from the very beginning, introducing a playful world full of imagination and wonder.

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‘Nightcrawler’ creeps into theaters, but leaves some thrills to be desired

‘Nightcrawler’ creeps into theaters, but leaves some thrills to be desired

| October 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

Just in time for Halloween, Jake Gyllenhaal’s latest film, “Nightcrawler” creeps on to the screen this weekend

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“Birdman” glides effortlessly with wonderful performances and unique approach

“Birdman” glides effortlessly with wonderful performances and unique approach

| October 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

By harnessing this rawness and finding a way to combine the advantages and rawness of theatre in a cinematic medium, “Birdman” provides a very realistic and unforgiving outlook on human nature that will stick with audiences until well after the credits fade.

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Renner shines in political thriller ‘Kill the Messenger’

Renner shines in political thriller ‘Kill the Messenger’

| October 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

“Kill the Messenger” won’t necessitate a trip to the theater anytime soon but fans of political or journalistic dramas or thrillers will be mostly pleased after spending an evening with this film.

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