Tag: 4 star

The Tourist

The Tourist

Posted December 12, 2010

The Tourist is a nearly flawless film. Which is not to say it’s the best move I’ve ever seen, or great or wonderful or epic. It simply means there wasn’t anything wrong with it, nothing that

Inception

Inception

Posted July 18, 2010

There’s really no way to talk about this movie without spoilers. If you haven’t seen it yet though, you’re one of the few but I felt the need to be clear on that anyway.

I sat around yesterday trying to figure Inception out, trying to write

Star Trek

Star Trek

Posted May 10, 2009

I saw Star Trek this weekend. Loved it. I actually haven’t liked a movie that much in a long time. I just walked out of it feeling happy and whole and refreshed. Probably didn’t hurt that I

The Secret Life of Bees

The Secret Life of Bees

Posted February 14, 2009

Sweet and heartwarming, this coming of age story is well told with wisdom and strength.

I loved the language of the film, the words and sentences. I don’t know how much of that came

Dark Knight

Dark Knight

Posted July 19, 2008

This will probably be the least eloquent review of mine. Because I sort of don’t know what to say. It’s darker than what you expect, whatever you expect. I mean, yeah, if you’ve seen Memento

Definitely, Maybe

Definitely, Maybe

Posted January 25, 2008

Best romantic comedy I’ve seen in a long while. More romantic than comedy…endearing, and charming… There are two things that really work about this movie and it’s a good thing too

Atonement

Atonement

Posted December 31, 2007

Atonement is a lovely film. It’s simple and straightforward, not lovely because it’s told with a soft lense or because there is a sense of wonder and beauty about it. But lovely because the

Kingdom of Heaven

Kingdom of Heaven

Posted November 3, 2007

The only review I really have of the theatrical cut is a quote from Entertainment Weekly’s review of Kingdom of Heaven – May 13, 2005. There were a lot of things I liked about it and a lot of things I was

Stardust

Stardust

Posted August 12, 2007

I really, really wanted to love this movie. In part because an ex-coworker was convinced it was going to be so bad all the actors in it will ask themselves, “What was I thinking?” And in part because I love fantasy