Noah

Release: Friday, March 28, 2014 [Theater] The hysteria surrounding this particular release begs the ultimate question: should some stories be exempt from the full-length feature film format? Are some stories movie-proof? Like how Moses parted the Red Sea, Noah is doing something similar to global audiences, dividing them down the middle over whether this movie isContinue reading “Noah”

The 86th Academy Awards Afterparty: Will there be pizza?

Despite my fascination with film, I consistently have never really cared for the awards ceremonies as I’ve always seen them as rather trifling procedures. The night of Sunday, March 2 barely amounts to more than a shallow beauty pageant. The proceedings inside L.A.’s famed Dolby Theater are in effect an incredibly expensive circus in whichContinue reading “The 86th Academy Awards Afterparty: Will there be pizza?”

About Time

Release: Friday, November 1, 2013 [Theater] For the price of admission to this one they ought to give you an entire box of tissues — they can come in handy here. Richard Curtis delivers the world the feel-good/tear-jerking film of the year, bar none few. About Time is, well. . .if you want to see aContinue reading “About Time”

Rush

Release: Thursday, September 26, 2013 [Theater] 2013 finds Ron Howard operating well within his comfort zone again, returning to construct the definitive racing film. A gripping, polished and thoughtfully-crafted drama piece, Rush delves into one remarkable season of racing which would ultimately define the careers of two top performers in Formula 1. Howard and comedy, itContinue reading “Rush”