Category Archive: Film Reviews

The Kids Are All Right [2010]

Another independent film that deals with a dysfunctional family, yet The Kids Are All Right, with all its simplicity, seems fresh. Works both as a parade of beautiful people and as a study… Continue reading

Love Actually [2003]

Although its plot is clichéd and often preposterous, Love Actually is such enjoyable holiday fare that what we would normally see as flaws, actually make the experience a little more fun. Unbelievably charming,… Continue reading

How the Grinch Stole Christmas! [1966]

I’m not gonna lie: some of the names that Dr. Seuss has created for the items, places and activities present in his most famous oeuvre, “How The Grinch Stole Christmas”, truly get on… Continue reading

Winter’s Bone [2010]

Something we don’t see often: a drama that seems real, that sounds and looks and feels authentic. The characters are frightening and everything seems to have an air of imminent danger around it.… Continue reading

The Social Network [2010]

Enthralling story about the creation and the fights over Facebook, today’s most influential social network. The drama and betrayal that surrounds the popular site is astounding. Aaron Sorkin does a fantastic job at… Continue reading

Io Sono L’Amore [2009]

Incredibly stylish ode to Italian beauty. Gorgeous European scenery, exquisite costumes, an impressive score by John Adams and fine performances are some of the good things this sexy yet undeniably elegant Luca Guadagnino… Continue reading

Scott Pilgrim vs. The World [2010]

Inventive, wildly original and just a little bit crazy, Scott Pilgrim vs. The World is different to anything you’ve ever seen before. It’s Kill Bill meets Sin City meets Judd Apatow comedies meets… Continue reading

The Rocky Horror Picture Show [1975]

A film in which nothing makes sense and almost every song sounds the same; The Rocky Horror Picture Show is the very definition of camp. This undoubtedly bad film is strangely fascinating and… Continue reading

The Box [2009]

This Richard Kelly (Donnie Darko) flick’s main flaw (sitting atop a bunch of many other little flaws, like awful visual effects and high doses of camp and cheese) is its drastic and unpleasant… Continue reading

RED [2010]

Action comedy depicting the antics of a squad composed by several senior CIA agents. RED is actually an acronym for “Retired, Extremely Dangerous”. An ingenious concept, like Watchmen, but funny and with even… Continue reading