Posts Tagged ‘film criticism’
For a film forged by favors and trial-by-fire filmmaking, it earns its place in the panoply of ’90s psychological thrillers that throw you for a loop…or six.
Even if "Self/less" is the sort of ride you suspect will eat your money from the get-go, that doesn’t ease the disappointment when it happens.
To call “Re-Animator” campy and leave it at that seems a knee-jerk reaction to discredit, or disregard, the clear skill behind an excellent American horror movie.
A well-made movie that could have been better, in which the quiet, talkie parts are more interesting than the mayhem.
Pixar has got its mojo back with this fun, colorful movie that offers a little into how each of us might tick.
By twisting usual gotcha-scare geometry just enough to goose you and thoughtfully mulling the psychology of paranormal belief, this prequel proves the best of its bunch.
Jean-Pierre Jeunet's arrival as a fairytale filmmaker extraordinaire finds him, with a rapscallion's wit, pulling back the tent to welcome us inside his wild mind.
This rejiggering of the 1982 classic is reminiscent of “Poseidon” or 2005’s “The Amityville Horror” — a significantly shorter simulacrum that works on its own single-serving terms.