REVIEW: “Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid”

REVIEW: “Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid”

After its release in 1969 “Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid” made a lot of money and garnered a lot of critical praise. It’s been called the ultimate buddy movie and some give it credit for reinventing the Western genre for a new generation. It received a total of seven Academy Award nominations, winning four … Continue reading

REVIEW: “The Grand Budapest Hotel”

REVIEW: “The Grand Budapest Hotel”

When Wes Anderson releases a movie it’s almost like an event for me. I’m such a fan of his work and I enjoy each visit I make to his unique and eccentric world. Finally his latest film “The Grand Budapest Hotel” made its way to my area. After a grueling wait the film finally cured … Continue reading

REVIEW: “Captain America: The Winter Soldier”

REVIEW: “Captain America: The Winter Soldier”

It’s easy to get lost among the huge and larger than life Marvel movie properties such as Thor, Iron Man, and The Avengers. Such was the case with Captain America and his 2011 film “The First Avenger”. Now don’t misunderstand me, Cap’s first solo movie project was still a hit and it raked in just … Continue reading

REVIEW: “The Royal Tenenbaums”

REVIEW: “The Royal Tenenbaums”

Filmmaker Wes Anderson has always loved making movies that deal with family, family dynamics, and family struggles. They often focus on flawed relationships between brothers, children and their parents, or in the case of the 2001 film “The Royal Tenenbaums” an entire family. This was Anderson’s third movie and the first to incorporate one of … Continue reading

REVIEW: “Noah”

REVIEW: “Noah”

Darren Aronofsky wasn’t the first person I would expect to make a serious Bible-based epic, but that’s exactly the task he has chosen. In fact he has been wanting to bring the story of Noah to the big screen for years. Now armed with a $150 million budget and a stellar cast Aronofsky has co-written … Continue reading