The saying goes that if you do something 21 times, it will become a habit. With that in mind, something this semester that has been more ingrained into my life as, embarrassingly enough, attending all of my classes. That was my New Year’s resolution and I’m happy to say that my goal to increase my […]
This past weekend, I finally saw Quentin Tarantino’s latest flick, Django Unchained. And though the other moviegoers probably sat transfixed by the incredible amount of violence or horrified at the frantic use of the N-word doing the three-hour epic, I sat wondering if anyone else noticed that Jamie Foxx’s titular character was donning a pair […]
Gangster Squad pays homage to classic films but fails to live up to expectations for a talented cast.
George Clooney’s latest film The Ides of March gives a haunting portrayal of campaign trails and the dark underworld of politics.
Nicolas Refn’s latest film boasts an intriguing plot, a bittersweet romance and intense scenes of gore and action.
Dad won’t see a romantic comedy, Mom refuses to watch a Jackass-inspired flick and the teenager won’t sit still for a mystery film. What is the nuclear family to do? Many this weekend will compromise with Drive, the new action flick starring Ryan Gosling as a stunt driver who earns pocket money through crime. The […]
Summer’s starting early this year. In Hollywood, at least, summer begins with the release of the first big blockbuster hopeful. Thor, due May 6, will be followed by countless other “event” movies, big-budget action flicks and a record number of sequels. The summer box office will no doubt be dominated by the likes of the […]
Out of all the award shows in existence, the Oscars is probably the most anticipated. Yet the announcement of the 83rd annual Academy Award nominations last week came about just as critics predicted, with only a few, not very notable exceptions. Winter’s Bone filled what some saw as the wild card slot in the 10-film […]
The King’s Speech earned the most nominations while Black Swan also did well.
Comprising half of the score, Grizzly Bear perfectly captures the over joyous happiness and devastating heartbreak of a crumbling relationship.