The Intouchables balances precipitously at the edge of melodramatic excess yet somehow never falls over into that particular ravine.
Moonrise Kingdom has the potential to be a movie I’ll be pondering, mulling over and thinking about for the remainder of 2012. When all is said and done it might even enter into the upper echelon of the Wes Anderson canon.
Kahn’s sophomore effort Detention has guts and it cheekily goes for gory glory, both traits I do not personally take for granted and ones I think audiences open to this sort of thing will eagerly want to explore.
The new political satire In the Loop is the best film I’ve seen so far this year.
This is the real deal in action theatrics, Bigelow’s The Hurt Locker a pulse-pounding dynamo that puts all of Hollywood’s meager Summer 2009 offerings to immediate shame.
The Edge of Heaven isn’t just a movie to watch, it’s also one to cherish.
Anders Thomas Jensen’s Adam’s Apples was one of the best films I saw during the 2006 Seattle International Film Festival.
American Splendor is an absolute delight.
Hedwig and the Angry Inch is the most fun I’ve had at the cinema in ages.