REVIEW: ‘We Bought a Zoo’ (2011)

Grade: C I recall reading a rave review of Cameron Crowe’s Oscar winner Almost Famous when it came out some eleven years ago, and having one passage stick out: “What I love most about Crowe’s…

REVIEW: ‘The Adjustment Bureau’

Grade: C In 1954 legendary science fiction writer Philip K. Dick released a 20-page short story titled “The Adjustment Team” wherein a group of omnipotent humans changes the natural process of humanity in order to…

REVIEW: ‘True Grit’

Grade: A A frequently used and oft-misquoted aphorism goes something along the lines of “a trip is not about the destination, but the journey.” That quote is particularly apropos for the Western genre of films…

REVIEW ROUND UP: ‘Hereafter’ at TIFF

Clint Eastwood's most recent films have divided audiences rather distinctively with older critics seeming to embrace them and younger online critics rejecting them. The most recent example is his film Gran Torino, which I thought…

Tony Gilroy is Back to Write ‘Bourne 4’

Universal Pictures has announced that Tony Gilroy will be returning to write the script for The Bourne Legacy, the fourth installment in the Jason Bourne franchise. Gilroy was one of the constants from the first…

Of the Day – 02.02.10

Read of the Day: Why are there so few female directors? Is that age-old Hollywood trend of the masculine auteur coming to an end? [The Guardian] News of the Day: Matt Damon says that the…