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The Amazing Spider-Man 2 [2014]

Directed by: Marc Webb Written by: Alex Kurtzman, Roberto Orci and Jeff Pinkner; story by Kurtzman, Orci, Pinkner and James Vanderbilt; based on the comic by Stan Lee and Steve Ditko Starring: Andrew… Continue reading

My Top 10 of 2013 (yes, in March)

I wish it didn’t have to be like this, but it’s become sort of a tradition, so if you look at it that way, it’s kinda cool that I’m presenting my top films… Continue reading

Scattered Frames: The Hunt for Mr. Banks

Hello everybody! Welcome to the latest edition of Scattered Frames. Today I review two wildly different films, both equally satisfying in their own way. Check out what I have to say about Jagten… Continue reading

Flash Review: Noah [2014]

The perfect biblical adaptation for a Marvel-obsessed world; this Noah-as-action hero epic is thoroughly entertaining. Occasionally corny and overwrought (the source material is not known for restraint or subtlety, after all), but that… Continue reading

The Place Beyond the Pines [2013]

Directed by: Derek Cianfrance Written by: Derek Cianfrance, Ben Coccio and Darius Marder (based on a story by Cianfrance and Coccio) Starring: Ryan Gosling, Bradley Cooper, Eva Mendes, Ray Liotta, Dane DeHaan, Emory… Continue reading

Scattered Frames: Enough said about the empire of Blackfish

Hello everybody! Welcome to yet another edition of Scattered Frames, where I highlight a very eclectic trio of films, including the late James Gandolfini’s final performance, a worthy action sequel and an eye-opening… Continue reading

Girl Power

It’s International Women’s Day, so congrats to all the female readers of this blog! I hope that every day but especially every eighth day of March serves as a reminder that we are… Continue reading

There’s no such thing as too much Jared Leto

I’ve been having a very Jared Leto-filled week. First, I (and half the world’s population) saw him win an Oscar last Sunday for his performance as transgender AIDS patient Rayon in Dallas Buyers… Continue reading

Scattered Frames: Philomena was frozen for 12 years in Nebraska

Hello everybody! Welcome to the latest edition of Scattered Frames, and the last one before Hollywood’s biggest night, the Academy Awards!  I’m still watching as many films as my schedule allows me, and… Continue reading

Scattered Frames: Legos while I wait for a short term inside Fruitvale Station

Welcome to yet another edition of Scattered Frames! I’m still in my quest to catch up with all the award-buzzy films of 2013 (and a huge hit from 2014 as well). So, let’s… Continue reading