Selma: Movie Review

  I finally was able to see Ava DuVernay’s Selma over the weekend. The film, which is nominated for two Academy Awards, including Best Picture, has been one of the more talked about films of awards season, along with American Sniper (that review will be up soon). Many have criticized Selma for historical inaccuracy, particularly…

Big Eyes: Movie Review

  Big Eyes will probably be the last film I review for the year. I know that there are more films that I should probably see, but I’m pretty tired. Luckily, I ended my year on a good note with the new film from director Tim Burton. Burton has set aside ruining a franchise to…

The Gambler: Movie Review

  The Gambler is a film that I’ve been following for awhile now. It’s based on the 1974 film of the same name, which stared James Caan and was the first screenplay credit by James Toback. I’ve never seen the original, so I didn’t have any bias going into today’s screening on Christmas Day. At…

The Interview: Movie Review

  Man, what a weird couple of days its been. A week ago I thought that I would never see Seth Rogen’s newest film The Interview after Sony Pictures canceled the release and shelved the film indefinitely. This is all after the massive security breath at Sony, with the hackers possibly being the North Koreans…

Foxcatcher: Movie Review

I’ve been anticipating the release of Foxcatcher for a couple of years now. The film was scheduled to be released during this weekend last year, but was delayed because director Bennett Miller didn’t have enough time in editing the film that he wanted. Cut to a year later with the film having been released in…