March 26, 2010
A Silent Love

A Silent Love (Federico Hidalgo, 2004)

What’s most interesting about A Silent Love is its comical approach to its subject. There is much in common with the tongue-in-cheek of Mexican dramas.
March 29, 2010
The Day The Earth Stood Still

The Day The Earth Stood Still (Scott Derrickson, 2008)

In The Day The Earth Stood Still, an alien representative arrives on Earth, setting in motion a plan to save the planet Earth by destroying mankind.
February 23, 2011
Domino

Domino (Tony Scott, 2005)

Domino is stylistically intricate, using several techniques developed by Scott through his commercials and his latest films that enhance the narrative.
April 19, 2010
Once

Once (John Carney, 2006)

WHAT IT IS: An aspiring English songwriter meets a young singer who sparks his desire and ambition. HOW IT IS: There has been a lot of press on how cheap this movie was to make and how much profit and praise it has garnered. It’s true that aesthetically, this movie looks amateurish, with no photography crafting, camera skill or direction. […]
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.