Posts Tagged ‘Melissa Leo’
Simultaneously very angry and very funny, "The Big Short" reveals how we all lost in a rigged game we didn't even know was being played.
This is essentially a dumb movie, smartly made, with Denzel Washington tearing it up as an over-the-hill spy with some good deeds to do.
In lesser hands, "The Equalizer" would seem like exploitative dreck. But Denzel Washington and director Antoine Fuqua give us a relatable hero.
One of the year's best films, "Prisoners" is a psychological drama/thriller that is wound tighter than an alarm clock ready to go off.
This intricately plotted mystery thriller goes continually sideways from expectations, resulting in a dark, brooding gem.
This implausible but highly entertaining thriller was the first of this year's terrorists-take-over-the-White-House trend.
Forget what the herd said. "Oblivion" is one of the most thought-provoking and engaging sci-fi movies since "The Matrix."
"Oblivion" makes some ill-advised narrative decisions and largely wastes Tom Cruise, but a curious combination of analog patience and digital prowess saves it.