Quick Takes – 10.22.12

  Seven Psychopaths Grade: C | 1st viewing Clark stares at the computer screen.  There is nothing but white, and every second or so, a small, black, blinking cursor.  In his adolescence, he came across…

REVIEW: ‘The Hunger Games’ (2012)

Grade: B- My biggest frustration with so many films based on a popular source material tends to be the preciousness with which the original text – and by extension, the fan-base that comes with it…

FYC – 3 Not To Forget Come Oscar…

Every year come Oscar time I am always very angry that some of my favorite performances have been overlooked.  So, as my return post back to Film Misery after computer meltdowns and a vacation, here…

REVIEW: Rampart (2011)

Grade: B Rampart features Woody Harrelson as Dave Brown, a rule-bending, fast-talking cop who gets caught up in the dirty politics of late-90s LAPD. Set during the controversial Rampart scandal that exposed the corrupt practices of…