Even now, after countless reviews and essays, it's easy to be captivated by the way Godard obfuscates our expectations for cinematic art. [16.Apr.14]
There is only one place to find the social acuity of Jane Austen and the inquisitive intrigue of Alfred Hitchcock, and that is in a Frances Hodgson Burnett story.
The direction is solid but not overbearing, the score subtle and light, the entire affair very nicely cushioned around Coogan and Dench's performances, and the film is all the more effective because of it. [13.Apr.14]
Oculus is only partly about a mirror, a terrible, terrible mirror, the kind that pops up now and again in horror movies, the kind that's full length with an ornate wooden frame, odious and unfathomable. [14.Apr.14]
Even if you might not share the Tea Party's views, Town Hall invites you to empathize with the sense of vexation and search for answers pursued by these Tea Party activists. [14.Apr.14]
Nicolas Cage jolts back to life for David Gordon Green's Joe, a Southern thriller and character study that asks more of him than grimacing or wigging out. [11.Apr.14]