After walking out of the theater following the screening for the documentary “Catfish” I almost immediately heard another critic say, “There’s no way that was real.” This movie has stirred up a lot of buzz by having an ending that is a bit too-good-to be-true, accompanied by a marketing campaign that begs you to keep…
By Mat DeKinder Even at its most nostalgic, high school was a pretty brutal place. It’s a setting where rumors and reputation and trump little things like “facts” and “moral integrity.” Essentially they are publicly funded hells on earth for wallflowers and outcasts. “Easy A” is a charming little movie that is able to mine…
“The Town” is not to be missed and is such a powerful film that it is likely to wash all of Affleck’s previous cinematic sins away. OK, so maybe not “Pearl Harbor,” but I think we can let everything else slide.
Oh, no. Not again. Paul W.S. Anderson must die.
Guns! Explosions! Nudity! Social commentary about the flaws in the immigration system and the complex political realities that result for a disenfranchised segment of the American population! Motorcycles! “Machete” has it all.
George Clooney’s new movie is cleverly titled “The American,” most likely to point out the fact that Clooney is the only thing even remotely American about this film. From location to style to a cast list that reads like a World Cup roster, this flick is European through and through.
Have you ever been driving on a two-lane highway and gotten stuck behind someone going roughly 15 mph below the speed limit? Even in the best of situations, when you are in no particular hurry to get to your destination, the leisurely pace of the car in front of you can still make you want…
Every generation seems to try and define universal truths on their own terms.
I have a problem with jazz.
Alfred Hitchcock, with stylistic aplomb, was the master of manipulation.