April 20, 2010
X-Men Origins: Wolverine

X-Men Origins: Wolverine (Gavin Hood, 2009)

As action films go, Wolverine isn’t so bad, establishing a diverse group of supporting characters for the franchise to play around with.
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.
April 20, 2010
Adrift in Tokyo

Adrift In Tokyo (Satoshi Miki, 2007)

In a cluster of odd situations, Adrift in Tokyo makes us experience its city, from its empty residential streets to its Metropolis-like allure.
March 26, 2010
Before The Devil Knows You're Dead

Before The Devil Knows You’re Dead (Sidney Lumet, 2007)

Although Before The Devil Knows You're Dead succeeds for most of its running time, it fails to deliver a satisfactory end.
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.