REVIEW: ‘Potiche’

Grade: B+ Potiche, the latest film from French director François Ozon, opens with a slow zoom towards our protagonist as she jogs solitary against a nature background and ends with a slow zoom out away…

REVIEW: ‘The Over the Hill Band’

Grade: C+ The image of elderly people performing the acts of a younger generation is seemingly one that will never get old (pun intended). When grannies sing hip hop or grandpas break dance there is…

11 DAYS TO CHRISTMAS: ‘Home Alone’

11. Home Alone (1990) Chris Columbus is not one of my favorite directors. I tend to find his films rather shallow with nice, tidy messages wrapped up in a bow and presented on a silver…

REVIEW: ‘The Other Guys’

Grade: D+ There is a moment in Martin Scorcese’s Best Picture winning 2006 film The Departed where Mark Wahlberg’s Sergeant Dignam is enraged over the placement of cameras in a sting operation. His outspoken anger…