Archive | January 2013

Silver Linings Playbook

SILVER LININGS PLAYBOOK

four_andhalfstars

 

(2012 – Director: David O. Russell   Cast: Bradley Cooper, Jennifer Lawrence)

This is why we go to the movies. As much glitz and glam Hollywood pours on us, sometimes seeing a truly complex human drama filled with spirit does the soul good. Silver Lingings Playbook is the kind of movie with a lasting impression that makes me thankful for the opportunities in my life, and thankful for the power of cinema. Read More…

Looper

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fourstars

 

(2012 – Director: Rian Johnson   Cast: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Bruce Willis, Emily Blunt)

Looper definitely isn’t the best film I’ve seen this year. But it may be the most interesting. Read More…

In the Family

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four_andhalfstars

 

(2012 – Director: Patrick Wang   Cast: Patrick Wang, Sebastian Banes, Trevor St. John)

In the Family is nothing short of wonderful. This unconventional film sits you down and demands you participate in its every move. Read More…

Beasts of the Southern Wild

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four_andhalfstars

 

(2012 – Director: Benh Zeitlin   Cast: Quvenzhane Wallis, Dwight Henry)

Beasts of the Southern Wild is as much a painting as it is a film. A secluded culture, vibrant with life, paints a community so far removed from what we see as normal society. But it’s remarkably loyal, proud, and resilient, making it impossible not to love.

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