Theatrical Reviews

by / on February 27, 2015 at 12:30 pm / in Reviews, Theatrical Reviews

NEW RELEASE REVIEW: FOCUS

Whether it’s Robert Redford and Paul Newman outwitting the mob in The Sting, Leonardo DiCaprio charismatically endearing us to real-life criminal Frank Abagnale in Catch Me If You Can, or Kevin Kline’s hilarious, incompetent Otto in A Fish Called Wanda, […]

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by / on February 13, 2015 at 11:31 am / in Reviews, Theatrical Reviews

NEW RELEASE REVIEW: KINGSMAN: THE SECRET SERVICE

James Bond has managed to helm a film franchise that’s remained relevant over the course of 53 years and 23 movies (with a 24th coming later this year) for many reasons – his suave, sophisticated demeanor, the fancy cars he […]

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by / on February 6, 2015 at 1:02 pm / in Reviews, Theatrical Reviews

NEW RELEASE REVIEW: JUPITER ASCENDING

Ambition, in regards to film at least, is one of those flowery, romanticized terms cinephiles use to describe movies that don’t necessarily add up to the sum of their parts, but have moments of profound impact or ideas that stick […]

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by / on January 30, 2015 at 2:22 pm / in Reviews, Theatrical Reviews

NEW RELEASE REVIEW: PROJECT ALMANAC

Suspension of disbelief, that flimsy, subjective notion that’s shorthand for, “how much bullshit will an audience accept” is one of the pillars of storytelling. Almost everyone is willing to suspend his/her disbelief…to a point. For instance, The Simpsons haven’t aged […]

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by / on January 27, 2015 at 11:07 am / in Reviews, Theatrical Reviews

NEW RELEASE REVIEW: A MOST VIOLENT YEAR

In economics, there’s a theory about the invisible hand: individuals who act in their own self-interest create unintended benefits for society at large. It’s intended as a way to explain how markets are able to survive in spite of cutthroat […]

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by / on January 16, 2015 at 12:29 pm / in Reviews, Theatrical Reviews

NEW RELEASE REVIEW: AMERICAN SNIPER

Roger Ebert was fond of saying, “Movies aren’t about what they’re about; they’re about how they’re about them.” It’s a great quote that really gets to the heart of filmmaking – a great filmmaker can elevate a relatively mundane story, […]

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by / on January 9, 2015 at 10:52 am / in Reviews, Theatrical Reviews

NEW RELEASE REVIEW: SELMA

Unless you’ve intentionally sheltered yourself from current events (an increasingly more appealing alternative to following them), it’s impossible not to associate Ava DuVernay’s new film Selma, which receives a nationwide release this week after being in limited release since Christmas, […]

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by / on December 12, 2014 at 1:39 pm / in Reviews, Theatrical Reviews

NEW RELEASE REVIEW: TOP FIVE

Towards the end of Chris Rock’s newest comedy, Top Five, there’s a scene where the alcoholic, dejected protagonist, Andre Allen (Rock) is lured to a comedy club in the hopes of rediscovering his mojo. The scene works perfectly – it’s […]

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by / on November 28, 2014 at 3:00 pm / in Reviews, Theatrical Reviews

NEW RELEASE REVIEW: ALL RELATIVE

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by / on November 7, 2014 at 10:26 am / in Reviews, Theatrical Reviews

NEW RELEASE REVIEW: INTERSTELLAR

Dust and tears. If you were going to attempt to consolidate Christopher Nolan’s brand new two hour and forty-nine minute sci-fi epic Interstellar into three words, those three words would be “dust and tears.” In addition to the film containing […]

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