Chicken with Plums is frequently mystifying, yet it still remains an emotionally captivating marvel in all the ways that matter most.
There is magic happening here, maybe just enough to make The Odd Life of Timothy Green a motion picture I’ll revisit in the future and think even better of the second time around.
There is no closure to Beasts of the Southern Wild, nothing to hold on to that I felt was satisfying. I love the fire and the passion it must have taken for Zeitlin and Alibar to bring the film to life, but that wasn’t enough as far as I was concerned.
I don’t have a lot that’s positive to say about Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter.
Brave is, in a word, beautiful, and I will just leave things at that.
Safety Not Guaranteed is not your normal time travel comedy/drama/romance/mystery hybrid.
While not without faults, this feminist take on the classic Grimm tale is undeniably bewitching, and of 2012’s dueling adaptations, both of which ended up worthy of my attention, Snow White and the Huntsman is the fairest of the duo and the one I look forward to revisiting in the future.
All I can say is that I hope Whedon does return to the helm, because after this movie the thought of The Avengers assembling without his assertively assured guidance is something I have difficulty pondering.
Tarsem directs with confidence, and while Mirror Mirror isn’t the magical ride it maybe could have been to say I left the theatre with a spring to my step and feeling happily ever after was a real possibility wouldn’t be too far off the mark.