Quick Takes – 03.10.14 – Catching Up on…

Non-Stop (Dir. Jaume Collet-Serra) Grade: B+ To word it too cutely, Jaume Collet-Serra is a man with a very particular set of skills. My own acquaintance with his style of tight action thriller filmmaking came…

Quick Takes – 4.1.2013

Pearl Harbor Grade: A- I’ve been tough on Michael Bay in the past, with very good reason, but the one credit I can give him is the innate power of Pearl Harbor, which manages even…

Quick Takes – 3.18.13

This is 40 Grade: B-   The general consensus for This is 40 seems to be that Judd Apatow is far too indulgent and bloats his film with tangential asides and masturbatory diversions. All of…