‘Happy Together’ is a feast for the senses and one of Wong Kar Wai’s best.
Tag Archives | Drama
‘Like Crazy’ is a derivative love story about two uninteresting characters who can’t get over themselves.
Adoration for Almodovar with ‘The Skin I Live In,’ stories about falling asleep during movies, and how to film an action movie with ‘Hanna.’
‘The Way’ showcases sensitive direction from Emilio Estevez and a deeply moving performance from Martin Sheen that combine to overcome its numerous flaws.
Brief reviews of two movies playing at the Twin Cities Film Festival.
As the title suggests, ’50/50′ strikes a perfect balance on a tonal and thematic level thanks to great performances and restrained direction.
‘Moneyball’ will be more appreciated by people who love baseball, but the performances and pace can be appreciated by anyone.
Brief reviews of ‘United 93’ and ‘7 Days in September’
While the punches thrown in ‘Warrior’ may not be completely original, they are thrown by such great actors that the suspense stays high.
It looks like the second film to drop at a major Fall film festival to almost unanimous praise has arrived.
Brief reviews of ‘Sunday in the Park With George’ and ‘The Rules of the Game’
Review of ‘One Day’, Listener Feedback on the Best Summer Blockbuster, and review of ‘The Purple Rose of Cairo’.
‘The Help’ is an easy to swallow racism study with richer character dramas scattered throughout.
Review of ‘Rise of the Planet of the Apes’, Listener Feedback on Steve Carell’s Best Performance, Dual Review of ‘Terri’ and ‘Another Earth’.
Ralph Fiennes’ modern-day take on this classic tragedy looks more like ‘The Hurt Locker’ than Shakespeare.
‘Another Earth’ is thought-provoking and cleverly made and introduces the world to an excellent new acting talent.
Here’s a challenge – see ‘The Beaver’ while trying not to think of its real life parallels. It would be worth seeing even if it did not have any.
The trailer has that perfect serio-comic tone that few do better than Alexander Payne.
‘Meek’s Cutoff’ will definitely get the audience talking, but the experience might be too slow to make the discussion worth having.
We dedicate this episode to two mainstream actors in independent film roles. We also discuss how we watch movies and our movie recommendations.