Category: film reviews

1

Trishna (2011)

Winterbottom’s adaptation of Hardy’s novel provides an interesting character study for Pinto, who does an amazing job even when the script lets her down.

2

Dark Horse (2011)

Dark Horse is a bizarre drama following the life of Abe, a nearly forty-year-old man still living at home with mom and dad and reluctantly working for his father’s company.

3

Safety Not Guaranteed

Low budget flicks don’t always fare well, but Safety Not Guaranteed has a lot of heart and a talented crew that takes it further than one would ever expect.

9

(500) Days of Summer

Marc Webb’s debut film accurately captures the sheer stupidity that comes with falling for someone, even when they might not be the right one for you.

8

Elite Squad (2007)

There hasn’t been a recent take on contemporary society that doesn’t rely on metaphoric imagery in recent memory. Tropa de Elite and Tropa de Elite 2 have done so in an accessible way for regular movie-watching audiences.

10

Amazing Spider-Man, The (2012)

Marc Webb’s The Amazing Spider-Man comes across as a visually darker film driven by human emotions and scientific touches thanks to the direction and the screenwriting team.