Review: Oscar Nominee ‘Her’ and Its Sadly Small, Dehumanizing Version of Love

The Oscar contender is most interesting for the things it leaves out. [Read more…]

Review: ‘The Master’ is 137 Minutes of Excellently Executed Boredom

It seems to me one basic criteria of a good movie is that there is something that pulls the viewer in, something that connects, something that makes them actually want to, you know, watch. The Master, a much-buzzed about presumptive Oscar contender, has many fine qualities, but nothing that connects. Like the Emperor of lore, [Read More…]