Oct. 25, 2014

Archive for Reel Talk

‘Fury:’ the new war movie that you’ve seen before

‘Fury:’ the new war movie that you’ve seen before

Posted On: October 20, 2014

Ever since graphic violence became acceptable in Hollywood films, the industry has had a thing for making scenes [...]

David Fincher lives up to previous work with stylish ‘Gone Girl’

David Fincher lives up to previous work with stylish ‘Gone Girl’

Posted On: October 06, 2014

The most apparent quality of “Gone Girl” is its storytelling ability, how it conceals and then reveals the [...]

‘The Maze Runner’ refreshing in its darkness

‘The Maze Runner’ refreshing in its darkness

Posted On: September 25, 2014

One of the biggest trends in cinema of the last decade or so has been young-adult novel adaptations. [...]

‘As Above, So Below’ not great, but watchable

‘As Above, So Below’ not great, but watchable

Posted On: September 08, 2014

As I said at the beginning of my “Deliver Us from Evil” review a couple of months ago, [...]

‘Let’s Be Cops’ fails as raunchy comedy

‘Let’s Be Cops’ fails as raunchy comedy

Posted On: August 19, 2014

Have you ever wanted to be a police officer? The occupation has certainly been made to look at [...]

‘Lucy’ cannot rise above ludicrous premise

‘Lucy’ cannot rise above ludicrous premise

Posted On: August 01, 2014

I’m going to begin with what may come across as an odd question: How do you like your [...]

“The Purge: Anarchy” entertains and frustrates

“The Purge: Anarchy” entertains and frustrates

Posted On: August 01, 2014

Released only last year, “The Purge” was one of those movies whose overall verdict could be defined by [...]

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes: Best film of the summer

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes: Best film of the summer

Posted On: July 17, 2014

Because the film focuses on the drama of the story rather than stylish action sequences, the result is [...]

Deliver Us from “Deliver Us from Evil”

Deliver Us from “Deliver Us from Evil”

Posted On: July 07, 2014

In all likelihood, you will think of “Deliver Us from Evil” as another one of those horror films [...]

You can’t take your eyes off “Jersey Boys”

You can’t take your eyes off “Jersey Boys”

Posted On: June 25, 2014

Nearly six decades after his start in Hollywood, Clint Eastwood continues to go strong as a filmmaker. Given [...]