POSTED // Apr 20,2012 - Terence Davies’ adaptation of Terrence Rattigan’s 1952 play invites the kind of question we should always be so fortunate to ask: Is Rattigan’s text that timeless, or is Davies’ sense for how to interpret it cinematically that remarkable?
POSTED // Apr 13,2012 - Two men in white shirts (Richard Jenkins and Bradley Whitford) have a conversation around a water cooler about mundane topics, like one of them dealing with a wife gone over-the-top with baby-proofing
POSTED // Apr 13,2012 - In a way, it’s fairly indefensible. The Raid: Redemption—subtitle added post-Sundance 2012 due to a trademark conflict—is little more than a flurry of ultraviolence in every possible
POSTED // Apr 6,2012 - The idea certainly isn’t one nobody has expressed before—credit to Brad Bird, on his audio commentary for The Incredibles—but I’m happy to steal it for the purposes of discussing Chico & Rita: Animation is not a genre.
POSTED // Mar 22,2012 - In its second year, the Utah Film Center’s Tumbleweeds Film Festival offers a lineup that once again challenges the notion that today’s kids can’t possibly process documentaries, mov
POSTED // Mar 16,2012 - Seriously, what the hell happened to Robert De Niro? Remember when he was the male counterpart to Meryl Streep—Greatest Living American Actor, incapable of giving a bad performance, a reliable indicator