Posts filed under "Modern Times"

Overlooked Gems: The Bank Job (2008)

Posted by Lesley Coffin January 20, 2014 0 Comment 5540 views

American Hustle is all the rage, but another 70’s con-artist drama, 2008’s The Bank Job, is an overlooked gem.

Deep End (1970)

Posted by John Munshour January 20, 2014 0 Comment 7720 views

The reasons you haven’t seen the psycho-sexual thriller Deep End are no longer good enough. So sayeth John Munshour and so it is.

Overlooked Gems: Local Hero (1983)

Posted by Lesley Coffin January 17, 2014 0 Comment 6242 views

Cinema folklore has it that the soundtrack of overlooked gem Local Hero made more money than the film itself, and that’s a shame.

Blu-ray: Enough Said (2013)

Posted by Brandy Dean January 17, 2014 0 Comment 3802 views

Enough Said, starring Julia Louis-Dreyfus and the late James Gandolfini, is not a great movie – but it is a good one.

Review: American Hustle (2013)

Posted by Shea Garner January 16, 2014 0 Comment 5183 views

American Hustle is just one of the best and most entertaining movies of the year. Nuff said.

Blu-ray: Runner Runner (2013)

Posted by Brandy Dean January 15, 2014 0 Comment 4084 views

While Brad Thurman’s gambling morality tale Runner Runner seemed like a recipe for an exciting drama/thriller, it ends up feeling very generic and disjointed.

Why Star Wars is the Best Movie Ever

Posted by Brandy Dean January 14, 2014 0 Comment 4828 views

Wade Sheeler gets his comeuppence from Richard Simone-Friedland in Why Star Wars is the Best Movie EVER.

The Netflix Queue: Red State (2011)

Posted by Jennifer Reynolds January 12, 2014 0 Comment 6429 views

Red State, while not really awful, proves Kevin Smith should stick with comedies.

Big Sur (2013)

Posted by Brandy Dean December 31, 2013 0 Comment 2540 views

Big Sur, based on the Jack Kerouac novel of the same name, commits some mortal cinematic sins, but still… it’s worth seeing if you love Kerouac.

The Wolf of Wall Street (2013)

Posted by Jared Bratt December 30, 2013 2 Comments 4540 views

Martin Scorsese returns with The Wolf of Wall Street, but how does it stack up with his impressive body of work?

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