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Movie Reviews and Articles

Bonsai

Melancholy can play tricks on ourselves when it becomes the prism of choice to look through our memories. Beloved events become heightened in scale, and unfinished stories feel like the last…

TED

  Don’t be fooled by its simplistic premise: like an old school video game that doesn’t look like much until you play it, Ted is not a film just about…

The Hunger Games

Something tells me the odds are in your favor when you score the third-highest opening weekend ever with $152.5 million. Why? Very simple in my opinion, Suzanne Collins wrote an…

Casa De Mi Padre (B+)

This film is as polarizing as its protagonist Will Ferrell, even though this is not your typical “Ferrell” movie at all. In “Casa De Mi Padre” he is  a welcomed…

Project X (2012)

When you have a very “high” Yorkie in a film and this is not even remotely funny (it is actually a victim and is not having fun at all), you…

Chronicle

Not even having sudden super powers can save Andrew of being a teenager, or himself. This is the premise of Chronicle, which sets the bar pretty high for future “found…

Attack the Block

Blend: Amblin nostalgia, kids you don’t mess with, cool looking aliens, Nick Frost and a great soundtrack. You get: Attack the Block. This is Joe Cornish’s incredible directorial debut and…

Indie Eye: The Nocturnal Third

In the N3rd, Wonder Mill Films second feature film following A Genesis Found, writer/director Benjamin Stark shows us that you can accomplish a well rounded good looking film without a big budget. This…

Being Elmo: A Puppeteer’s Journey

When I saw for the first time who Elmo was handled by I was speechless. It was a tall handsome man called Kevin Clash.” How could this guy talk in…

Hugo (2011)

Martin Scorsese loves film, and this is one of the his most heartfelt love letters to it. In Hugo, (based on the novel “the Invention of Hugo Cabret” by Brian…