Tag Archive: review

Flash Review: Amour

Intimate, harrowing account of an elderly woman’s (Emanuelle Riva) physical and mental decline after two devastating strokes. The love and devoted attention by her healthier, but still old and slow, husband (Jean-Louis Trintignant)… Continue reading

Flash Review: Bernie

A dark comedy that’s not that dark or very funny, Bernie still works thanks to a very talented cast. Starting with the numerous bit parts by actors playing the people of Carthage, Texas,… Continue reading

Flash Review: Beasts of the Southern Wild

BOTSW is this year’s Tree of Life in a “I can’t even begin to explain what goes on or the symbolism but I was so taken by everything” way. I was drawn to… Continue reading

Introducing: Flash Review!

Hello people! The purpose of this post is introducing a new type of format for reviews that I’ll be using occasionally from now on. I know my usual posts are fairly brief but… Continue reading

Hitchcock: Behind every great man, there’s a great woman

Directed by: Sacha Gervasi Written by: John J. McLaughlin; based on Alfred Hitchcock and the Making of Psycho by Stephen Rebello Starring: Anthony Hopkins, Helen Mirren, Scarlett Johansson, Toni Collette, Danny Huston, Jessica Biel, James… Continue reading

DVD Court: Hotel Transylvania, Seven Psychopaths, Paranormal Activity 4

Hello, dear followers! It’s Tuesday and that means it’s time for DVD Court! DVD Court takes place over at The Cinematic Katzenjammer and this is what we do on a weekly basis: As The Jury, we recommend… Continue reading

IMDb Top 250: Intouchables

My review for Intouchables, which I wrote a couple of months ago, is up today over at Tyson Carter’s Head in a Vice, as part of his IMDb Top 250 films project. Go… Continue reading

Django Unchained [2012]

Directed by: Quentin Tarantino Written by: Quentin Tarantino Starring: Jamie Foxx, Christoph Waltz, Leonardo DiCaprio, Kerry Washington, Samuel L. Jackson, Jonah Hill, Walton Goggins, Don Johnson, Franco Nero Ruthlessly violent, fiercely dramatic and… Continue reading

Lincoln [2012]

Directed by: Steven Spielberg Written by: Tony Kushner; based on Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln by Doris Kearns Goodwin Starring: Daniel Day-Lewis, Sally Field, Tommy Lee Jones, David Strathairn, Joseph Gordon-Levitt,… Continue reading

DVD Court: End of Watch, For a Good Time Call, The Paperboy, Sugar Man

Hello, dear followers! This is my eighth DVD Court since joining the prestigious Jury 😉 DVD Court takes place over at The Cinematic Katzenjammer and this is what we do on a weekly… Continue reading