Posts Tagged ‘film criticism’
RECENT MOVIE REVIEWS
Although this biopic is mostly engaging, the truth of Christopher Boyce and Andrew Daulton Lee's lives may be stranger and stronger than its historical fiction.
From what was an uncannily great year for movies, Nick picks his 25 favorites of 2014.
Because we know the muscularity of which Michael Mann is capable, something so flabby feels frustrating — even as it's bleak, brooding, beautiful and watchable.
"Tak3n" picks up where the series disappointingly left off — Liam Neeson as more badass than dadass — but at least the actor makes a go at his character again.
In its proper form, Sergio Leone's magnum opus becomes a masterpiece of haunting introspection, temporal misdirection, potent symbolism and unremitting power.
Disabuse yourself of the "automatic awards contender" notion, and simply enjoy this peppy, punchy, poignant and powerfully acted surprise from Tim Burton.