April 19, 2010
The Lookout

The Lookout (Scott Frank, 2007)

In The Lookout, after a violent car accident, a promising young man, disabled by a memory condition, is persuaded into robbing the local bank he works in.
November 28, 2010
Bodyguards and Assassins

Bodyguards and Assassins (Teddy Chan, 2009)

In Bodyguards and Assassins, Chinese patriots pledge their lives to safeguard a revolutionary named Dr. Sun as assassins are sent to kill him.
April 19, 2010
Mystic River

Mystic River (Clint Eastwood, 2003)

Mystic River works because it’s never bogged down by any flashy camera movement. light theatrics or editing experimentation.
March 29, 2010
Michael Clayton

Michael Clayton (Tony Gilroy, 2007)

Michael Clayton suffers from its intellectualism, just as Syriana (Stephen Gaghan, 2005) did, and never lets you connect to the stakes emotionally.
May 19, 2010
Robin Hood

Robin Hood (Ridley Scott, 2010)

As a painstakingly accurate retelling of its legend, Robin Hood had every opportunity to shine. But it falls short of expectations.