Monday
Dec282015

Kung Fury- New Release

The 31-minute short is nothing less than a masterpiece.  Wildly insane with rapid-fire silliness galore...

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Wednesday
Dec092015

Creed- New Release

... I cried so much that I got to snot phase.

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Wednesday
Dec092015

Spotlight- New Release

(McCarthy) leaves out the melodrama, there’s just real drama and real tension from real hard-nosed reporting. 

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Wednesday
Dec092015

Room- New Release

“Room” is a fully realized landscape of the nightmares and triumphs of humanity.   

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Wednesday
Dec092015

Welcome to Me- New Release

Everything in this film screams ‘we’re doing something special’, but by the end credits it had me screaming obscenities at this ego-inflated wannabe ‘artsy-indie’. 

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Monday
Nov302015

Hunger Games: Mockingjay- Part 2 - New Release

Katniss Everdeen is one of the most iconic female characters ever put on film, and she deserved a better finish.  

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Monday
Nov302015

A Night Before- New Release

...all too often Levine fails at delivering on the set up of big set pieces that fizzle out. 

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Thursday
Nov192015

Spectre- New Release

...this retreading doesn’t pay respect to each series’ creative forefathers, but instead, just reeks of running out of ideas.  

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Thursday
Nov192015

Anomalisa- New Release

Kaufman has crafted yet another heartbreaking look at the human psyche that is also achingly hilarious.

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Sunday
Nov152015

Too Late- New Release

I hope you’re walk into “Too Late” with an empty stomach, because you’re about about to be served a whopping film buffet of awesome.  

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Saturday
Nov142015

Brooklyn- New Release TCFF

“Brooklyn” will make you fall in love with falling in love all over again. 

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Saturday
Nov142015

Youth- New Release TCFF

Scene builds on scene and drivel builds on drivel.

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Thursday
Nov052015

Pan- New Release

Joe Wright’s (“Hanna”, “Atonement”) prequel doesn’t bode well for more to come as “Pan” never takes flight.   

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Thursday
Nov052015

Bridge of Spies- New Release

may not be remarkable Speilbergian, but it’s still Speilbergian, and that’s a bridge worth crossing to see anytime.

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Thursday
Nov052015

Crimson Peak- New Release

Window dressed as a horror film, “Crimson Peak” is supposed to be a gothic romance, but I was not romanced, I was not frightened, and I was not entertained.

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Thursday
Nov052015

The Martian- New Release

...while the script is good, Matt Damon is better.

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Saturday
Oct242015

Sunny in the Dark- New Release TCFF

Where most actors could have easily turned her character into a NELL like caricature, Ward has a hypnotic quality about her that grounds Sunny and excels.

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Wednesday
Oct142015

Sicario- New Release

..unflinchingly brutal, and among many things, you can thank Blunt and Del Toro’s powerhouse performances for that.  Could be one of the best films of the year.  

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Wednesday
Oct142015

Everest- New Release

Even though the surplus of characters fight for screen time towards the end, there was an emotional punch to my tear ducts that snuck up on me late in the film. 

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Wednesday
Oct142015

Black Mass- New Release

There seems to be no point to “Black Mass”, and Cooper is simply putting pieces of a puzzle together. A puzzle that is incredibly boring.

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