David Oyelowo

Jan 16 2015

A Most Violent Year

Here’s what’s great about A Most Violent Year: its simplicity in its filmmaking. It’s a very matter-of-fact, cut-and-dried, take-it-or-leave-it approach that writer/director J.C. Chandor takes with this tale of a man caught between doing the right thing and immoral acts to keep his oil business afloat. I liken it a lot to Francis Ford Coppola’s […]
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Nov 4 2014

“Interstellar” – Mike’s review

A lot like his 2010 film “Inception”, Christopher Nolan’s “Interstellar” deals in multiple layers of time and space. In the not-too-distant future, Earth is close to running out of natural resources; corn is the last remnant of agriculture, and massive dust storms occur on a regular basis. After a gravitational anomaly leads him to a […]
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Dec 27 2012

Jack Reacher

(This review was originally published on December 27, 2012 at Reel Film News) The expression ‘they don’t make ’em like they used to’ is commonly used to describe action films these days. This is why the old-fashioned approach that writer/director Christopher McQuarrie takes in adapting the 2005 novel ‘One Shot’ for the big screen makes […]
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