Avatar (2009)

by Sara Michelle Fetters - December 18th, 2009 - Movie Reviews

Even with its simplistic plot, Avatar is a stunning achievement in next-level cinematic bravado. Watch it on the biggest screen possible. Prepare to be blown away.

Even with its simplistic plot, Avatar is a stunning achievement in next-level cinematic bravado. Watch it on the biggest screen possible. Prepare to be blown away.

The Edge of Heaven (2007)

by Sara Michelle Fetters - June 6th, 2008 - Film Festivals Four-Star Corner Movie Reviews

The Edge of Heaven isn’t just a movie to watch, it’s also one to cherish.

The Edge of Heaven isn’t just a movie to watch, it’s also one to cherish.

Atonement (2007)

by Sara Michelle Fetters - December 7th, 2007 - Four-Star Corner Movie Reviews

Atonement is a revelation, maybe even an instant classic.

Atonement is a revelation, maybe even an instant classic.

Once (2007)

by Sara Michelle Fetters - May 18th, 2007 - Film Festivals Four-Star Corner Movie Reviews

Once is a musical triumph I’ll be singing the praises of for decades to come.

Once is a musical triumph I’ll be singing the praises of for decades to come.

Elizabethtown (2005)

by Sara Michelle Fetters - October 14th, 2005 - Movie Reviews

I can’t help but think that the vibe Elizabethtown generates and the mood it creates are both only going to get better with time.

I can’t help but think that the vibe Elizabethtown generates and the mood it creates are both only going to get better with time.

House of Flying Daggers (2004)

by Sara Michelle Fetters - December 3rd, 2004 - Four-Star Corner Movie Reviews

Always an astonishing visual craftsman, House of Flying Daggers is as impressive as anything Yimou’s ever done. The shifting colors and landscapes flow in and out of one another like a dreamy netherworld, while the tiniest woodland sounds sparkle and hum with the majesty of a symphonic orchestra.

Always an astonishing visual craftsman, House of Flying Daggers is as impressive as anything Yimou’s ever done. The shifting colors and landscapes flow in and out of one another like a dreamy netherworld, while the tiniest woodland sounds sparkle and hum with the majesty of a symphonic orchestra.

Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004)

by Sara Michelle Fetters - March 19th, 2004 - Four-Star Corner Movie Reviews

It’s a beautiful screenplay overflowing with moments of such sudden, tight-fisted insanity that frequently knocked my socks off, all of its coupled with a poignant purity that’s beyond terrific. As early-year movies go, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind isn’t just a surprise, it’s a bona fide cinematic miracle I’m not ever going to forget.

It’s a beautiful screenplay overflowing with moments of such sudden, tight-fisted insanity that frequently knocked my socks off, all of its coupled with a poignant purity that’s beyond terrific. As early-year movies go, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind isn’t just a surprise, it’s a bona fide cinematic miracle I’m not ever going to forget.

Far from Heaven (2002)

by Sara Michelle Fetters - December 28th, 2002 - Four-Star Corner Movie Reviews

As a film guaranteed to impress and absolutely assured to make an audience think, Far from Heaven is nothing less than divine.

As a film guaranteed to impress and absolutely assured to make an audience think, Far from Heaven is nothing less than divine.

Punch-Drunk Love (2002)

by Sara Michelle Fetters - October 20th, 2002 - Four-Star Corner Movie Reviews

Punch-Drunk Love is Sandler’s finest hour.

Punch-Drunk Love is Sandler’s finest hour.

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