Posts Tagged ‘Jessica Chastain’
Most other critics found this 1980s crime-and-punishment drama worthy. But I was put off by its circuitous plotting and unrealized themes.
Christopher Nolan's ruminative space odyssey falls short of lofty goals, but it's still an oft-mesmerizing journey — even if you can't always hear the dialogue.
There have been many pretenders to Sidney Lumet's vacant throne. Here is a thoroughly engrossing heir — with plenty of meat on its bones and ice in its veins.
From what was an uncannily great year for movies, Nick picks his 25 favorites of 2014.
"Interstellar" never failed to engage me, but it also never fully satisfied me, either. The film's sheer grandiosity underscores its plot shortcomings.
Nick picks the best, worst and beyond from 2013's cinematic cornucopia.
The creepy, atmospheric horror flick shows you how to effectively use CGI effects without overwhelming the story.
One of 2012's greatest films is one of 2013's bigger Blu-ray disappointments thus far, at least as comprehensive special features are concerned.