Posts Tagged ‘film review’
An engrossing and invaluable artifact of how politics, the media and digital information combine and collide in an age unbound by limits on our curiosity.
This searing and revealing portrait of Amy Winehouse reveals the beautiful soul behind the tabloid caricature; one of the year's best documentaries.
"Borderless" is a story of human decency and survival couched in the somber truth of life in a war zone.
"Dust" is a science-fantasy short film that delivers more imagination, style and substance than most big-budget Hollywood productions.
“The Gnomist” explores how the shared experiences of art and imagination can create a magical sense of hope and community.
"The Art of Richard Thompson" is an informative retrospective on the career of the "Cul de Sac" creator and Washington Post cartoonist.
"Superior" is a coming-of-age story that, like its characters, lacks the maturity to realize its own purpose or potential.
But in 1999, Altman tried something a bit unique – he directed a motion picture with a plot. One plot. One story. A comparatively small cast of characters. "Cookie's Fortune" is Altman’s funniest picture since “M*A*S*H."
“Curious Worlds: The Art & Imagination of David Beck” is an enchanting tour of the mind of a craftsman who builds beguiling fantasy worlds out of limitless ingenuity.
The turbulent and tragic life and death of soul singer Amy Winehouse is laid bare with shocking clarity in "Amy," a new documentary biopic directed by Asif Kapadia.
A well-made movie that could have been better, in which the quiet, talkie parts are more interesting than the mayhem.
It respectfully sends off Paul Walker amid momentum microbursts, but "Furious Seven" feels more like joyless, obligatory due diligence than a fun thrill ride.
Wheezing, limping and lumbering all night much more than it runs, Liam Neeson's most arthritic action movie to date isn't one with a number wedged in its title.
"Chappie" is neither the easy kind of bad nor the sort from which co-writer / director Neill Blomkamp can't bounce back ... but damn, does it hurt to watch.