Kyle Chandler

Dec 30 2016

Review: “Manchester By The Sea”

If 2016 gave us an unforgettable drama, it was “Manchester By The Sea”. Since “Gone Baby, Gone” (directed by his older brother Ben), Casey Affleck has seemed to fly just under the radar, comfortably nestled in his niche of challenging dramatic/indie roles, nary a rom-com nor comic book flick on his résumé. This film is […]
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Dec 24 2013

The Wolf of Wall Street

When you think about Leonardo DiCaprio and Martin Scorsese, levity probably isn’t the first thing to pop into your head. But their fifth collaboration, “The Wolf of Wall Street”, might just be the most ambitious, altogether outrageous comedy of recent memory, even if it’s not exactly the best film of the year.
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Jan 11 2013

Zero Dark Thirty

(This review was originally published on January 11, 2013 at Reel Film News) “Zero Dark Thirty” is nothing if it isn’t meticulously put together, and that seems like enough to qualify this smart, painstaking film for my top three of 2012, if not the last five years, particularly because of  how scrupulously it treats such a delicate topic without catering to any obvious agendas. Though Oscar […]
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