November 2009 archives

Paranormal Activity review

Hey, lookie, 10 years after The Blair Witch Project, another “scary,” “gritty,” camcorder-shot, bugger-all-budget “horror” flick. Whoopie! But, “Hey…” I...

2 / 5 | Read

A Serious Man review

A Coen Brothers film is always an enticing prospect and usually a very satisfying film-going experience. Following the celeb-fest of...

4 / 5 | Read

Cold Souls review

It would be far too coincidental for writer/director Sophie Barthes to have not been heavily influenced by Charlie Kaufman but...

2 / 5 | Read

An Education review

I hate to be boring, but, like every other review of An Education, there really is just one point of...

3 / 5 | Read

9 review

Let’s get one thing out of the way: The story behind 9 is severely lacking. Conflict isn’t convincingly defined, the...

4 / 5 | Read

London Film Festival Roundup

I managed to catch 10 movies at the London Film Festival. That’s a grand total of 5% of the films...

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