March 26, 2010
The Savages

The Savages (Tamara Jenkins, 2007)

In The Savages, Tamara Jenkins explores the importance of family and the effects of dementia in this hard depiction of growing old.
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.
December 16, 2013
Hentai Kamen in action

HK: Hentai Kamen (Yûichi Fukuda, 2013)

Apart from the fact that it’s one of the most entertaining films of 2013, the best thing about HK: Hentai Kamen is the joy of having to explain its premise to people, to witness their flabbergasted stare and assure them that “it’s really, really good”. Actually, it is really good because its parody comes from a place of love for […]
March 26, 2010
There Will Be Blood

There Will Be Blood (Paul Thomas Anderson, 2007)

There Will Be Blood methodically depicts the rise of its fictional character, from his modest entrepreneurial beginnings to rich oil mogul.
February 16, 2011
The King's Speech

The King’s Speech (Tom Hooper, 2010)

The King's Speech is the story of King George VI, his rise to the throne and his battle to control a lifelong speech impediment in the early days of radio.