Film Review: Sucker Punch

We might applaud Snyder for making a film that’s fun to watch and has a lot more brains than most of this genre. But ultimately, his film fails to empower. It only furthers the cycle of violence [...]

The Best Picture: What Should’ve Won

Everyone knows by now that "The King's Speech" won Best Picture 2010. But it shouldn't have. Here's my take on which film deserved to take home the Oscar, and why... I'd love to hear what you think.

The Social Network

If I’d reviewed this film when I first saw it, my quest to review all the 2010 Best Picture nominees would be a lot further along. Here we go anyway… Oh yes, and spoiler alerts. The Social [...]

127 Hours

James Franco plays Aron Ralston, who cuts off his own arm when he gets pinned under a boulder while hiking in Utah. The movie is gruesome but beautiful. It’s a great warning against too much [...]

The Kids Are All Right

As with all my Film Reflections, watch out for spoilers. Californian couple Nic and Jules have been together for twenty-something years. Nic is a doctor (the two met at college, when Jules came [...]

Black Swan

Spoiler Alert! If you haven’t seen Black Swan yet, consider yourself warned: there’re lots of spoilery bits ahead in this refraction! Black Swan is the latest trippy thriller from Darren [...]

True Grit

Spoiler alerts! If you haven’t seen True Grit, you may want to shy away from this review, as it’s got quite a few spoilers (major and minor) in it. You have been warned… True Grit is the latest [...]

Film Refractions: Away We Go

Review of Away We Go starring John Krasinski and Maya Ruldolph. An honest critique of the institution of marriage as it stands today. Excellent film.