It may not be about social justice, some political scandal, an uplifting biography, an environmental crisis or some other important issue. Despite that and the fact that The Academy has overlooked it this year, Tim’s Vermeer is probably my favorite documentary of 2013.
aa It’s not often that early February is home to a great movie. It’s even more rare that you will find me crowning something as one of the very best of the year so early on. Believe the hype, when it comes to The Lego Movie, everything is awesome.
On June 28, 2005, SEAL Team 10 embarked on Operation Red Wings. The mission: take out a dangerous leader of the Taliban. The result: disaster.
In a world where we are becoming more and more connected to our computers, Her, despite its science fiction roots, is probably an examination of a future closer than some people realize.
After the massively popular young adult franchise became a massively successful film last year, it was obvious that a followup was coming. The adaptation of the second in the trilogy, Catching Fire, promises to do just that at the box office this weekend. Catch fire that is, you know…Why do movie reviews lend themselves to badContinue reading “Review – The Hunger Games: Catching Fire”
The year is 1986. AIDS is at the center of media attention, despite not much being generally known about the disease. Ron Woodroof (Matthew McConaughey) is rough and tumble electrician and rodeo man from Dallas. A product of his lifestyle, which includes frequent trysts with rodeo groupies and a penchant for hard drugs, Ron isContinue reading “Review – Dallas Buyers Club”
Tom Hanks is Richard Phillips, captain of the first American ship to be hijacked by pirates since the early 1800’s. Director Paul Greengrass brings this true tale from 2009 to the big screen.
Ron Howard brings us his vision of two real life racing legends – James Hunt (Chris Hemsworth) and Niki Lauder (Daniel Brühl). Well known to have been fierce rivals in the 1970’s, these two Formula One drivers are icons of the sport. This biographical film also stars Alexandra Maria Lara and Olivia Wilde.
Premiering to rave reviews at Sundance, The Kings of Summer (formerly Toy’s House) is an indie coming of age dramedy with a unique flavor and memorable characters.
Twelve years ago, a movie about a bunch of street racers opened to mediocre reviews and a decent box office. Now one of the more consistent franchises, The Fast and the Furious number six is opening with a seventh already on its way. Leaving it’s racing roots mostly in the dust, the franchise has steadilyContinue reading “Review – Fast & Furious 6”