Guillermo Del Toro’s newest film, The Shape of Water, is a truly astonishing visual marvel. It’s mostly set inside dank, dark rooms and when the camera travels outside, it’s night or it’s pouring. So the film’s beauty truly comes from within the hearts of its main characters. Del Toro appears to be on a personal quest… Read More Guillermo Del Toro’s ‘The Shape of Water’ Review: The Shape of Love
Barry Jenkins’ Moonlight creeps up on the audience with its nuanced performances, unique direction and beautiful photography. It doesn’t peddle in flashy sequences to force its way into your memories. Chiron will be one of the 21st century’s great film characters because Moonlight will not go away as long as there are souls searching for an… Read More At The Middle of the World: Barry Jenkins’ ‘Moonlight’
Directed by Jon Favreau Universal US, 118 minutes Starring Daniel Craig, Harrison Ford, Olivia Wilde I have no idea how to review a movie like Cowboys & Aliens. It’s junk food. Pure and simple. It has no intellectual point. It’s just fun. Imagine Independence Day in the West, except without Bill Pullman’s pathetic, redneck fueling inspirational speech and… Read More “Cowboys & Aliens” (2011)
And the first film released in 2011 I got to see was…. Miguel Areta’s Cedar Rapids. I am now interning at TheCelebrityCafe.com so I did a review for them, which you can read here.
I wrote a review of Anton Corbijan’s The American starring George Clooney for my campus newspaper. It can be found here: http://www.hofstrachronicle.com/arts-entertainment/clooney-is-coolest-assasin-on-the-block-in-the-american-1.1571731
Chirstopher Nolan’s Inception opened two weeks ago and is still firing up the box office. I wrote a full review on the film at buzzlegoose, which you can find here.