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2015 movies

The Big Short – Movie Review
7.6
1 year ago

The Big Short – Movie Review

By  •  Drama, Comedy

Based on the true story of the ’08 mortgage crisis that eventually led to the downturn of the global economy, The Big Short crafts a thrilling and infuriating tale of …
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Sicario – Movie Review
7.2
1 year ago

Sicario – Movie Review

Certainly a surprise film of the year, Sicario delves into the sensitive subject of the escalating war against drugs that have become a daily occurrence for those near the border …
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Room – Movie Review
8
1 year ago

Room – Movie Review

By  •  Indie, Film, Drama

Room opens on Jack’s world on his 5th birthday. To him, the universe is as expansive as the four walls he knows. Jack’s mother known simply as Ma (Brie Larson) …
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Steve Jobs – Movie Review
6.8
1 year ago

Steve Jobs – Movie Review

By  •  Film, Drama

Opening at the launch of the Mac in 1984, Steve Jobs takes us behind the curtain to those unseen high-pressure moments, to when Jobs finally takes the stage to his …
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Carol – Movie Review
5.4
1 year ago

Carol – Movie Review

By  •  Romance, Drama

When I first heard of Carol, when the film was first announced, my immediate thought was Oscar Bait. How could I not? A 1950’s period film, produced by the Weinsteins starring Rooney …
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The Danish Girl – Movie Review
7.8
1 year ago

The Danish Girl – Movie Review

By  •  Romance, Drama

Einar and Gerda Wegener were two happily married bohemian artists living in Copenhagen, Denmark in the mid-1920s. The Danish Girl, based loosely on their real life, is a fictitious film …
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The Revenant – Movie Review
8
1 year ago

The Revenant – Movie Review

Alejandro González Iñárritu cemented his place in the Hollywood film scene last year with his tremendous undertaking Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance). After sweeping the 2015 Oscars he …
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Star Wars: The Force Awakens – Movie Review
8.4
1 year ago

Star Wars: The Force Awakens – Movie Review

It’s impossible to review a Star Wars film objectively, and yet that is the task when assessing the seventh installment Star Wars: The Force Awakens. The franchise is part of …
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Ex Machina – Movie Review
8
1 year ago

Ex Machina – Movie Review

It’s not often that we get the opportunity to watch a film that is both visually and intellectually stimulating that also has an engaging story. Ex Machina is a beautiful …
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The Hateful Eight – Movie Review
8.8
1 year ago

The Hateful Eight – Movie Review

By  •  Mystery, Drama, Crime

On January 1st I attended a 70mm screening of Quentin Tarantino’s The Hateful Eight at City Cinemas East 86th Street, one of the few Manhattan theaters selected to be part …
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