Morten Tyldum

Dec 21 2016

Review: “Passengers”

It seems the space movie has become a requisite for this season: “Gravity”, “Interstellar”, “The Martian”, and now “Passengers”, a celestial romance starring Jennifer Lawrence and Chris Pratt as star-crossed couple Aurora and Jim. Along with 5,000 other passengers aboard the spacecraft Avalon, they are en route to Homestead II, a planet owned by a […]
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Dec 12 2014

The Imitation Game – Eddie’s review

At first glance, a film like The Imitation Game could be taken as an “inflight movie,” my term for a type of film you’d see on those popdown screens when you fly more than 4 hours with any major airline carrier. It’s a period piece, very character-centric, with nothing visually or aurally offensive – a […]
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Dec 12 2014

The Imitation Game

‘Tis the season for biopics: thus far, they’ve ranged from unreasonably icy Oscar fodder (“Foxcatcher”) to deep, ruminative Oscar fodder (“Wild”) to BBC TV movie-of-the-week style Oscar fodder (though “Theory of Everything” does boast nod-worthy performances from Eddie Redmayne and Felicity Jones). While “The Imitation Game” might appear by-the-numbers both figuratively and literally, the story is one that […]
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