Posts Tagged ‘Kate Winslet’
It may be a cut-rate ripoff of "The Hunger Games," but I still prefer the "Divergent" series for its mixture of fun and danger.
It may be derivative as hell. But "The Divergent Series: Insurgent" is quite a bit of fun and a little bit dangerous.
It may seem less than original after "The Hunger Games," but I'd rather sit through "Divergent" a hundred times than Katniss & Co. once more.
A lot of people missed the boat badly on this delicate drama about an escaped convict who burrows himself into the lives of a single mother and her lonely son.
"Divergent" manages to one-up "The Hunger Games," from which it so clearly derives its inspiration, plot and tone.
The British contingent at Sundance, Simon Pegg's new film and what happened to us at the awards?
This unexpected January gem takes an over-the-top setup and turns it into an engaging and emotional exploration.
This week, Austin watches a few fish-out-of-water movies and then braves up to watch "Teeth" and "The Human Centipede 2."
"Carnage" is a movie that has the ideas and the potential to succeed but lacks the execution to make it enjoyable.
"Carnage" works better when seen as a master class in acting than a workable, believable story.
Although it's better at making us think than letting audiences feel the characters' plight, "Contagion" is an ambitious, worthy portrait of fear and hope.
James M. Cain's cautionary tale of pride and motherhood gets the star treatment from director Todd Haynes, a formidable Kate Winslet and an accomplished cast.
A sobering and engaging thriller, but the things that make "Contagion" good also limit how good it can be.
The story of New Zealand cinema as seen through Peter Jackson's film bio.