Posts Tagged ‘Sam Mendes’
Spectre Featured


James Bond is back to all the wrong basics in this disappointing entry of the franchise.

Nick’s 25 Best, 5 Worst and More of 2012

French actor. British spies. U.S. presidents. German dentist. Alaskan wolves. Indonesian thugs. Japanese chefs. Bengal tigers. It's Nick's best & worst of 2012.


American Beauty (1999)

Sam Mendes' debut film stuns with its thrillingly cinematic depiction of suburbia.
Skyfall - inside


As much as “Casino Royale” felt like a game-changer six years ago, “Skyfall” moves the ball further down the field. It is both grander and grimmer.



Blending the scope and fury of Daniel Craig's Bond with the intimacy of the stage, "Skyfall" cohesively reshuffles the 007 deck both with a tipped cap to tradition and a clear eye on what's next.
Skyfall top - inside

Expectations for Skyfall

It's been 50 years since the first Bond film was released. What's in store for the franchise in number 23?

Away We Go - lede

Heroes of the Zeroes: Away We Go

"Away We Go" — a film about imperfections in friendship, love and parenthood — is the latest in Nick Rogers' look back at the 365 best films of 2000-2009.

Away We Go

This often-delightful comedy/drama from director Sam Mendes pairs Maya Rudolph and John Krasinski on a kooky road trip.