Rosamund Pike

Sep 26 2014

Hector and the Search for Happiness

The more I think about Hector and the Search for Happiness, the more I find myself thinking about how good it is. On the surface, it looks like it’s only about a man in search of a catharsis or emotional reckoning, but it’s so much more than that. It’s a story about a boy learning […]
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Aug 23 2013

The World’s End

The World’s End in one word: terrific. And now for the rest of the review… If you’ve ever listened to the blues, you’ll often hear the lead singer say “Bring it on home!” near the end of a song, as if to push his fellow musicians to go all-out with a glorious, crowd-pleasing climax. This […]
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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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