Posts Tagged ‘video’
Formless and fuzzy, "Reality Bites" is a film whose legacy as an encapsulation of an ethos and an era has little to do with the film itself.
It seems free will is not so free in "The Adjustment Bureau," a bit of trippy entertainment that makes up for its lack of thematic depth.
In this week's show, Joe and Chris yap about video extras -- why some are so sublime, and others suck so hard.
On DVD this week: a little movie called "Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen" and its great big star Optimus Prime. Also - Michelle Pfeiffer in "Cheri."
Sam Raimi goes to "Hell," Sandra Bullock and Ryan Reynolds go to Alaska in "The Proposal" and Will Ferrell goes to the "Land of the Lost" all on DVD this week.
This thriller starring Nicolas Cage slowly ramps up the tension and the stakes, finally morphing into a full-blown disaster epic.
This low-budget psychological thriller slowly mounts the tension without relying on cheap gross-out tricks.
Not only one of 2008's finest films, "Waltz with Bashir" represents a cinematic watershed in the use of animation to tell grown-up stories.
"Gran Torino" is Clint Eastwood's attempt to put his Dirty Harry character out to pasture, permanently.
"Defiance" offers a refreshing take on the cinematic cliches of the Jewish genocide of World War II.
Forty years before "Master and Commander," "Damn the Defiant!" is a rousing sea adventure with wonderfully staged ship-to-ship battles, and an engrossing dramatic storyline.
Despite a Best Picture Oscar nomination, "Benjamin Button" curiously lacked emotional punch.