Tag Archive: films

Captain America: The Winter Soldier [2014]

Directed by: Anthony Russo, Joe Russo (post-credit scene directed by Joss Whedon) Written by: Christopher Markus, Stephen McFeely; concept and story by Ed Brubaker; based on the comic book by Joe Simon and… 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

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: Buyin’ some mud for her on Spring Break

Hello friends! Welcome to the third edition of Scattered Frames. I’m still catching up with this year’s top award contenders. Here’s what I thought about four of them. Her: While I loved the… Continue reading

A forecast for the Oscar noms

Hello everyone! With just 24 hours to go before the announcement of the nominees for the 86th Academy Awards by Chris Hemsworth and Academy president Cheryl Boone Isaacs, I want to share with… Continue reading

Marla Singer, is that you?

If someone had told me they were planning on casting Helena Bonham Carter in a TV movie about Elizabeth Taylor, I would’ve thought that someone was out of their freakin’ mind! But today… Continue reading