Rating: 3 of 5
One thing Country Strong has going for it is that it’s authentic. It has a rambling, low key sort of atmosphere that serves the story well.
It’s also well cast (I admit, Leighton Meester surprised me). Garrett Hedlund, Gwyneth Paltrow and Tim McGraw are all good, as expected. They capture these broken . . . → Read More: Country Strong
Rating: 2.5 of 5
It’s kind of hard to score a movie like this, because all of the elements are different (though, sort of, they shouldn’t be which is why it comes out so low).
Stylishly directed, this isn’t so much a film as a series of performances. And the singing and dancing and singing are . . . → Read More: Fame
Rating: 2.75 of 5
Speaking strictly from a film point of view, August Rush wasn’t that great. The plot was thin, the characters, though interesting, were all woefully underdeveloped. My favorite moment of character development is when Louis is yelling at his brother and he says Hit me. I’m suffocating. It was so honest. There’s a . . . → Read More: August Rush