Category Archive: Film Reviews

Flash Review: Star Wars (Episode IV – A New Hope) [1977]

In my mind, the day when I’d eventually watch Star Wars for the first time would be a big event, a turning point. It wasn’t. I present my thoughts in a Flash Review… Continue reading

Flash Review: Anna Karenina [2012]

You know when you’re bowling and you knock down all the pins except for one? That’s how Dixie Chassay and Jina Jay, who did the casting for Anna Karenina, must’ve (or should’ve felt).… Continue reading

Flash Review: Iron Man 3

After the disappointment that was The Avengers (for me, since everybody and their dog loved it; whatever), Marvel redeems itself with Iron Man 3. Thrilling action set-pieces, peppered with some light humor (not… Continue reading

Scorsese Spotlight: The King of Comedy

Good evening everybody! Just wanted to do a quick post and direct you to the marvelous Rorschach Reviews, hosted by Andy Swinnerton, where I’ve contributed with a review of The King of Comedy… Continue reading

Trance [2013]

Directed by: Danny Boyle Written by: Joe Ahearne, John Hodge Starring: James McAvoy, Rosario Dawson, Vincent Cassel You know how they say some movies “keep you guessing until the very end”? Well, I don’t think… Continue reading

Evil Dead [2013]

Directed by: Fede Álvarez Written by: Fede Álvarez, Rodo Sayagues Starring: Jane Levy, Shiloh Fernandez, Lou Taylor Pucci, Jessica Lucas, Elizabeth Blackmore Growing up is scary. Impending war is scary. Sitting on the bus next… Continue reading

Hipster for a day

Suddenly writing reviews for my own site seems “too mainstream”, so I’m making the move to Filmhipster to give you my thoughts on Side Effects. Click on the image below to check it… Continue reading

The Royal Tenenbaums [2001]

Directed by: Wes Anderson Written by: Wes Anderson, Owen Wilson Starring: Gene Hackman, Anjelica Huston, Gwyneth Paltrow, Ben Stiller, Luke Wilson, Owen Wilson, Danny Glover, Bill Murray Narrated by: Alec Baldwin I first… Continue reading

Oz the Great and Powerful [2013]

Directed by: Sam Raimi Written by: Mitchell Kapner and David Lindsay-Abaire; based on The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum Starring: James Franco, Mila Kunis, Michelle Williams, Rachel Weisz, Zach Braff, Joey King… Continue reading

My top 10 films of 2012 (yes, in March)

I’m aware that 2012 ended more than two months ago. But I wanted to wait until after the Oscars, the symbolic end to the movie year, to present my list of what I… Continue reading