Imagine Sam Raimi teamed up with James Cameron to make a Mega Man movie for a buck twenty-five. That’s Turbo Kid.
Instead of being a movie where beautiful people fall in love, Results is a movie where people are more concerned than they ought to be with being beautiful and in love.
In A Most Violent Year, that line follows Abel like a pursuing tripwire, even as he tries to stay away from it. Everyone around him wallows in crime, but he keeps to his code...
The film is principally a gripping action thriller, albeit one that’s made to look like a 70s conspiracy thriller.
Last Days in the Desert is an artful, thoughtful exploration of Christ, his like-us-ness, his relationship with his Father, and his relevance in our lives today...
As an investigation into the structure of the strange, Modern—and I use that in the philosophical sense—belief system, Going Clear is fascinating...
Music also plays an integral role in the film. At the very beginning, we hear the mother Bronah playing the song of the sea for her son, Ben. This song functions as a character throughout the film. Wherever it is played, dead stone is turned back to living flesh...
As a whole Blackhat falls short, but the moments that work, work well. One such moment comes at the end of the film in which Hemsworth confronts the film’s unnamed villain, as row upon row of torchbearers pass by...
Like Selma, American Sniper has its faults, both historical and cinematic, but regardless, this is a movie we need right now. I’m grateful for it.
Chandor’s film excels because it doesn't take violence for granted; it actually takes the time to question every violent decision made by its characters.