Tuesday, January 7 2014
The best male film performances highlight how masculinity, managed within a more considered and complete character overview, can turn even the most rugged rogue into an equally strong if sensitive cinematic center.
Sunday, January 5 2014
After a shaky start, 2013 ended up a stellar cinematic year, covering subjects as varied as young love, '70s (and '80s and '90s) con men, our country's horrific history of slavery, and perhaps most importantly, giant robots battling equally elephantine alien monster.
Wednesday, August 7 2013
This is a powerful film offering a fascinating insight into the father and son complex.
Sunday, March 31 2013
Troubled father-son dynamics are everywhere in The Place Beyond the Pines. It pursues the theme that fathers make their sons, and that consequences are inevitable and mostly predictable, if not always logical.