Velvet Buzzsaw (***1/2) cuts unevenly

"Gilroy has made a solid film. Not a spectacular one. If he hadn't made the complete masterpiece Nightcrawler, I would be more impressed with what he tries to achieve here and less disappointed in the fact that he's set such a high bar I seem intent on holding him to."

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Bird Box (****) – Given to fly

"...The metaphor contained in its title is beauty itself. As one contemplates the growing of children in an environment where vision and the experience of life is constrained, like the birds they keep in a box for travel. Its necessary to stay alive, but it's not living..."

R.E.D. 2: More of the same, thank God.

R.E.D. 2 - 2013 Director Dean Parisot Starring Bruce Willis, Helen Mirren, John Malkovich, Anthony Hopkins, Mary-Louise Parker, Lee Byung-hun, Brian Cox, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Neal McDonough Screenplay Jon and Eric Hoeber based on Red by Warren Ellis and Cully Hamner There are many movies out now that I would like to see.  Even so, the Grouchnapper and I went on … Continue reading R.E.D. 2: More of the same, thank God.

Warm Bodies is a simple tale of hope for the Walking Dead

  Warm Bodies - 2013 Writer and Director Jonathan Levine Starring Nicholas Hoult, Teresa Palmer, Rob Corddry, Dave Franco, Analeigh Tipton, Cory Hardrict, John Malkovich Based on the book by Isaac Marion This is a movie that accomplishes everything it wants to, within the limits of its scope.  It isn't out to be scary.  It is not intended … Continue reading Warm Bodies is a simple tale of hope for the Walking Dead