Film review: SCREAM 4

Scream 4 **1/2 2011, R, 111 minutes Starring Neve Campbell (Sidney Prescott), David Arquette (Sheriff Dewey Riley), Courtney Cox (Gale Weathers), Emma Roberts (Jill Roberts), Hayden Panettiere (Kirby Reed), Rory Culkin (Charlie Walker), Erik Knudsen (Robbie Mercer), Nico Tortorella (Trevor Sheldon), Anthony Anderson (Deputy Perkins), Adam Brody (Detective Hoss), Marley Shelton (Deputy Judy Hicks), Mary McDonnell […]

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Film review: SUPERMAN RETURNS

Superman Returns ***½ 2006, PG-13, 154 mins. Starring Brandon Routh (Clark Kent/Superman), Kate Bosworth (Lois Lane), Kevin Spacey (Lex Luthor), James Marsden (Richard White), Parker Posey (Kitty Kowalski), Frank Langella (Perry White), Sam Huntingdon (Jimmy Olsen), Eva Marie Saint (Ma Kent), Kal Penn (Stanford), Stephan Bender (Young Clark Kent), Tristian Lake Lebeau (Jason White) and […]

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Film review: CASINO ROYALE

Casino Royale **** 2006, PG-13, 142 minutes Starring Daniel Craig (James Bond), Eva Green (Vesper Lynd), Mads Mikkelsen (LeChiffre), Judi Dench (M), Jeffrey Wright (Felix Leiter), Giancarlo Giannini (Mathis), Caterino Murino (Solange), Simon Abkarian (Alex Dimitrios) and Ivana Milicevic (Valenka). Written by Robert Wade, Neal Purvis and Paul Haggis. Produced by Michael G. Wilson and […]

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Film review: BURIED

Buried **** 2010, R, 95 minutes Starring Ryan Reynolds. Produced by Rodrigo Cortes. Cinematography by Edward Grau. Editing by Rodrigo Cortes. Music by Victor Reyes. Written by Chris Sparling. Directed by Rodrigo Cortes. The great thing about Buried is that this is a film that reminds me why sometimes independent filmmaking is the place to go […]

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Top Ten Films of 2010

I know I’m a bit late to the party, but I wanted to be respectful of all the theatrically released films that had come out last year and give them the proper amount of consideration, since a lot of them were hard to find in theaters. So, at long last, here are my top ten […]

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Film review: BLACK SWAN

Black Swan ***1/2 2010, R, 108 minutes Starring Natalie Portman (Nina), Mila Kunis (Lily), Vincent Cassel (Thomas), Barbara Hershey (Erica), Winona Ryder (Beth). Produced by Scott Franklin, Ari Handel, and Jennifer Roth. Music by Clint Mansell. Cinematography by Matthew Libatique. Editing by Kristina Boden and Andrew Weisblum. Written by Mark Heyman, Andres Heinz, and John McLaughlin. […]

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Top Ten Film Scores of 2010

Here’s my list, for what it is worth, of my top ten film scores of 2010. I usually reserve this list for after the new year, so if I listen to any new soundtracks from now ’til then, this list will of course be updated to reflect that. 1. Inception by Hans Zimmer: I can’t tell […]

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