Film Reviews

Viggo Mortensen’s ‘Falling’ wows at Sundance!

January 24, 2020 | / /

“Falling” is unpretentious and perfectly accessible to mainstream audiences. Mortensen’s patience, his way with actors and his trust in our intelligence are not unlike late-career Eastwood, which isn’t a bad place to be so early in one’s directing career.

Sebastian Stan and all-star cast elevate the heroism of ‘The Last Full Measure’

January 23, 2020 |

Though Pitsenbarger’s heroism and personal sacrifice was immense, what the film truly reveals is the deep shame and trauma vets contend with as survivors who did their best under extreme violence and duress and have to live with those choices

Michelle Monaghan heads a strong cast in a timely true story about an Afghani woman seeking U.S asylum

February 14, 2019 | /

Monaghan’s modest, energetic performance makes Saint Judy — which might have been a dry textbook lesson — engaging and moving

Kiera Knightley wows Sundance in the political thriller ‘Official Secrets’

January 29, 2019 | /

Official Secrets is an ace-level piece about pressure, courage & hard political elbows from ‘Eye in the Sky’ director Gavin Hood

DESTROYER REVIEW : The pulpy cop thriller is pure Nicole Kidman unleashed

December 31, 2018 |

This is a movie star who knows how to stay the course, no matter how twisty, tangled or down and dirty it gets. She’s dynamite!

Variety Film Review : A PRIVATE WAR

October 1, 2018 |

In a peak performance, Rosamund Pike reveals what drove, traumatized, and ultimately killed war reporter Marie Colvin in documentary director Matthew Heineman’s astonishing narrative debut.

RED JOAN : Judi Dench and Sophie Cookson take turns playing a communist agent who plied her trade for over 40 years

September 19, 2018 |

The hook here is the juxtaposition of the sweet old granny protagonist with a plot which juggles scientific secrets and sex scandals

New York Times award ‘Ideal Home’ a Critics Pick!

July 18, 2018 |

“Ideal Home” is genuinely funny, and the poignant and pithy script is aided by the chemistry between its stars.

Jessica Chastain Leads The Path In A ‘Woman Walks Ahead’

June 29, 2018 |

The always reliable Jessica Chastain gives another strong performance

Groundbreaking fashion designer Alexander McQueen is profiled in this thrilling documentary

April 23, 2018 |

Like McQueen’s designs, it is thrilling, troubling and tinged with tragedy.

Annette Bening scores another triumph in ‘The Seagull’

April 22, 2018 |

Excellent performances grace this fast-paced, lucid screen version

Stellar reaction to ‘JOURNEYS END’ at the Toronto Film Festival

September 14, 2017 |

There isn’t a weak link in a pitch perfct ensemble cast.

Ben Stiller Is in Peak Form in ‘Brad’s Status’

September 14, 2017 |

As dad obsessed with his son’s college applications, Stiller gives ‘one of his best’ performances in Mike White’s smart ‘high-anxiety satire’

Rolling Stone Film Review : Columbus – Boy Meets Girl, Modern Architecture in Poetic Indie Debut

August 22, 2017 |

A whisper-soft debut from Kogonada that nonetheless results in something unique and unforgettable. It’s pure cinema

Indie Wire Film Review – ‘Trip to Spain’

July 17, 2017 | /

Steve Coogan, Rob Brydon and Michael Caine Return for Year’s Funniest Film

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The Hollywood Reporter Film Review: SO B. IT

July 15, 2017 | /

Oscar nominee Alfre Woodard heads the cast of this family drama directed by Stephen Gyllenhaal.