Matt Reeves’ sequel to Rise of the Planet of the Apes is a tight, bleak, and dramatically lopsided tragedy wrapped inside a pummeling summer crowd-pleaser. [11.Jul.14]
By Piers Marchant
Polanski's movies tend to be even-handed in their treatment of the sexes, at least in that both male and female characters can be conniving and power-mad.
Walter Hill's talkiest action film boasts one of his best stories, but isn't the forgotten classic one might hope for. [10.Jul.14]
With so many mainstream movie romances mired in clichés, it's up to the indie sector to offer more nuanced, more original versions of the movie romance. [10.Jul.14]
Silly plot aside, the real attraction to A Hard Day’s Night is the music and the way it is presented. [09.Jul.14]
For any a fan of The Who’s “Maximum R&B” music, this is as close to being there as you can possibly get without a time machine and a hefty ticket charge. [08.Jul.14]