Rogue One: A Star Wars Story sees the franchise’s first steps away from the Skywalker Saga (well, mostly) and the results are a well executed tale that fits right in with the Saga; for the most part.Read more "Film Review: Rogue One: A Star Wars Story"
Movie Night With Lauren #6: From Crimson Peak to Cemetery Junction thanks to Burn Gorman. Check out the explanation for Movie Night here.Read more "Movie Night with Lauren: Cemetery Junction (2010)"
The Amazing Spider-Man 2 may not be the best superhero film to date, but… Wait for it… It sure is amazing! …I regret nothing…Read more "Movie Review: The Amazing Spider-Man 2"
Like Crazy is a very well made and acted romance that is a narrative mess and could have used a script instead of just an outline to frame the film around.Read more "Film Review: Like Crazy"
The thing about romantic comedies is that they’re the safer bet when it comes to love stories. On Valentine’s Day the sappiest girl is not going to put in something that ends tragically, they are going to put in something where it is pretty much a guarantee that the two will end up together; the […]Read more "Film Review: Like Crazy"
The first feature film from the brilliant British duo Stephen Merchant and Ricky Gervais is a bit more of a dramatic affair but still serves as an excellent, if a tad conventional, portrait of an era with their excellent blend of humor, sadness, and reality. The film follows three friends form a rundown section of […]Read more "Review: Cemetery Junction (Now Out on Blu-Ray/DVD)"
The latest from Stephen Frears starts off well enough, having fun and well spirited but by the end is a bit of a sappy, overly dramatic, melodrama that almost negates the good start. Lea is a courtesan, one of the best at that, in France. She is so successful at what she does that she […]Read more "Review: Chéri"