Trance

Release: Friday, April 5, 2013 (limited) [Theater] Danny Boyle has a new look in 2013: his latest entry Trance shimmers with style and oozes with color. It’s editing and transitions, intentionally disjointed and jarring, provide a moviegoing experience unlike any other so far this year. It is superbly acted, and the overarching plot is reminiscentContinue reading “Trance”

Oblivion

Release: Friday, April 19, 2013 [Theater] Honestly, this is the perfect movie for an actor who has (or according to some, had…) feet firmly planted in the Scientology belief system. For someone who believes in aliens, Tom Cruise managed to pick rather appropriate territory by signing up for Oblivion, the new sci-fi adventure from Joseph Kosinski. AsideContinue reading “Oblivion”

The Place Beyond the Pines

Release: Friday, March 29, 2013 (limited) [Theater] It’s been years since we have been handed a package as complete as Derek Cianfrance’s The Place Beyond the Pines. Beautiful cinematography, intense acting and a sprawling, morally exhausting plot come together to form the definitive crime drama that quite easily could pave the way for the rest ofContinue reading “The Place Beyond the Pines”

Olympus Has Fallen

Release: Friday, March 22, 2013 [Theater] Olympus Has Fallen….just short of being a pretty incredible action flick. Undercut by dumbed-down dialogue, unconvincing characters, and a thirst for blood which borders on the Mel Gibson-side of excessive, Antoine Fuqua’s latest feature seems interested in only one thing: making Gerard Butler look more of a man thanContinue reading “Olympus Has Fallen”