Particle Fever (dir. Mark Levinson, USA, 2013)

Who would’ve thought a film about subatomic physics could be so stirring and virtuous? Particle Fever surpassed my expectations as the best new documentary I’ve seen this year. [Read more...]

Begin Again (dir. John Carney, USA, 2013)

If it sounds like a disastrous mix of clichés, a messy pastiche of Blues Brothers and Partridge Family, Begin Again manages to rise far above it. [Read more...]

Review: Funky Soul Gets On Down in James Brown Biopic ‘Get On Up’

‘Get On Up’ is a good flick that makes you feel, rather than tells you about, the groove that ran through the life of James Brown. [Read more...]

Movie Review: Faith and Murder Mix in Gripping, Excellent ‘Calvary’

Why would someone want to kill a good priest? [Read more...]

Giveway: Win Aronofsky’s Movie ‘Noah’ Plus Umbrella to Keep You Dry

The umbrella has a lightning decal on the inside. How cool is that? [Read more...]

‘Boyhood’ (2014) – The Start of Something Great

If you’ve heard anything about Boyhood, it’s probably the hype surrounding its groundbreaking 12-year production phase. This is a movie that started filming in 2002, and follows a boy named Mason (played by Ellar Coltrane) as he quite literally grows up before our eyes, with all the change and experiences that growing up entails. The [Read More...]

Review: ‘The Purge: Anarchy’ (2014)

To enjoy The Purge (2013), and its sequel, The Purge: Anarchy (2014), which must have gone into conception about the day the first film left the hospital, you need to buy into an interesting, albeit nonsensical premise; that one day a year all crime is made legal to provide denizens with a cathartic purging of their criminal proclivities. For [Read More...]

J.R.R. Tolkien and C.S. Lewis Films Coming to Theaters

The writer of Lord of the Rings and the writer of The Chronicles of Narnia will now have their own movies. [Read more...]

AFI DOCS Review: Three Fantastic Documentaries to Watch

A few weeks ago, I had the pleasure of attending D.C.’s AFI DOCS. For many, the annual, international documentary film festival is the closest thing you can get to a Hollywood red carpet experience on the east coast. With more filmmakers at the 5-day event than the city likely receives in an entire year, the [Read More...]

Review: Charming ‘Earth to Echo’ Celebrates Boyhood

Don’t let the familiar storyline stop your kids from enjoying this sweet, child-centric adventure. [Read more...]


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