Month: November 2015

The Good Dinosaur

The Good Dinosaur feels like such an odd child within the rest of the Pixar films. It seems like their most outright for children since 2003’s Finding Nemo, and yet, it feels particularly dark, tackling aspects ofRead Full Review


Legend contains such a brilliant fusion of the two personalities that Tom Hardy so often inhabits in his movies. On the one hand, there’s the brooding, but suave man behind Locke and Inception, but then there’s also the TomRead Full Review


Todd Haynes’ ballads of female domesticity are such a treasure to American independent film. His ability to tap into this world with such passion and ferocity, but also with tenderness, has produced what I wouldRead Full Review


The James Bond franchise is one that I’m not totally familiar with, I will openly admit. Spectre clocks in as the fifth Bond film I’ve seen overall, along with Goldfinger, Goldeneye, Die Another Day and last year’s Skyfall. The allure of theRead Full Review


The sincerity of a movie like Brooklyn is something to behold. It takes place in world that’s inherently cinematic, with a hard-felt belief in lasting romantic love and the unbreakable bond of family. It’s utter sweetness neverRead Full Review


A movie like Spotlight almost feels like a miracle. To find screenwriting so precise, an ensemble performance so sharp, in an understated film made for adults is truly rare. Films like this do indeed have an audience,Read Full Review