Posts Tagged ‘survival’
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MOVIE REVIEWS
 
Things get hairy (and salivary) in "The Revenant," a 2015 20th Century Fox release.

Yap vs. Yap: The Revenant

In the latest Yap vs. Yap, Nick Rogers and Christopher Lloyd dress in layers of freshly cut fur, load their rifles and take aim at each other on "The Revenant."
Jake Gyllenhaal stars as expedition group leader Scott Fischer in "Everest," an adventure drama based on true events and directed by Baltasar Kormakur.

Everest

A technically magnificent, frighteningly immersive and solidly acted drama about the irresistible force of commerce meeting Mother Nature's immovable object.

Happy People: A Year in the Taiga

"Happy People" has that patented Herzog charm with a biting social commentary to boot, proving that the master of documentaries still has a lot of magic left in him.

The Day

The first WWE-studio based film not to feature a professional wrestler. But nothing short of Stone Cold Steve Austin himself could save this heap of garbage.

The Grey

It's not "Taken" with wolves or "He Fought a Zoo." It's a mostly masterful meditation on mourning and the value of dying in the company of that which calms us.

Wrecked

What if you woke up in a car accident in the woods, with no idea how you got there or who you were? You'd probably try to remember things other than this movie.

Heroes of the Zeroes: World Trade Center

"World Trade Center" — a spiritual film of human connections, not exploited tragedy — continues Nick Rogers' daily look back at the 365 best films of 2000-2009.

Heroes of the Zeroes: The Road

"The Road" — an unexpectedly uplifting parable of faith & fatherhood at world's end — continues Nick Rogers' daily look back at the 365 best films of 2000-2009.