Wednesday, April 23 2014
Rome has mastered a balletic balance in chaotic dichotomy, where ruin and exultation beg for a kind of seduction that only film can provide.
Wednesday, March 26 2014
David Gordon Green favors the elliptical over the literal and is more concerned with establishing atmosphere. Words spoken are less important than words omitted.
Tuesday, October 23 2012
Misanthropic, depressed, reclusive, emotionally distant, overworked, physically exhausted and exhibiting a host of destructive and thoughtless habits, the character Kurt Wallander established a distinct fictional prototype.
Monday, October 15 2012
Rake is a bit of a mixed bag. It's a straightforward legal drama; a sly comedy; a self-effacing portrait of love, loyalty and family; a cheeky send-up of the eternally adolescent middle-aged male psyche and just simple, relaxing fun.
Sunday, September 23 2012
A film catered to meet the simple comforts that delivers joy with fantastic ease.