Drama Movie Reviews
People Like Us is an astounding piece of work by writer-director Alex Kurtzman. Chris Pine, Elizabeth Banks and Michelle Pfeiffer rivet in the based on a true story tale.
Beasts of the Southern Wild Movie Review: Powerful and Poetic
Beasts of the Southern Wild is one of the most astounding films seen in a very long time. Beautifully shot, acted with power and possessing a message of hope that is unforgettable.
Bel Ami Movie Review: Robert Pattinson's Power and Privilege
Robert Pattinson astounds in the period piece Bel Ami. The Twilight actor moves beyond his Edward persona and announces himself as a leading actor worth watching in Bel Ami.
Moonrise Kingdom Movie Review: Wes Anderson's Awesomeness
Moonrise Kingdom is a film not to be missed by a filmmaker, Wes Anderson, who is simply beginning his brilliance. The cast is astounding including Bill Murray, Bruce Willis and Edward Norton -- but the real stars are its two young leads.
Girl in Progress Movie Review: Eva Mendes' Motherly Journey
Eva Mendes has almost arrived as a serious actress in Girl in Progress. The problem, and it is a good one, is that Cierra Ramirez steals the movie.
Sound of My Voice Review: Revolutionary Filmmaking
Sound of My Voice is a film that is as revolutionary as it is riveting. The story of a cult leader (Brit Marling) who may or may not be who she says she is, is chillingly compelling.
Darling Companion Movie Review: Lawrence Kasdan's Personal Story
Darling Companion is the third in a trilogy for Lawrence Kasdan. The heartwarming film follows his Grand Canyon and The Big Chill.
The Lucky One Movie Review: Nicholas Sparks Sap or Sizzle?
Zac Efron comes into his own in The Lucky One. The film, based on the book by Nicholas Sparks, makes an effective jump to the big screen.
The Hunger Games Movie Review: Hungry for More
The Hunger Games has landed and it could not have been a better page-to-screen effort. The Suzanne Collins book series is in good hands with director Gary Ross and stars Jennifer Lawrence, Liam Hemsworth and Josh Hutcherson.
Salmon Fishing in the Yemen Movie Review: Go Fish!
Salmon Fishing in the Yemen is a powerful movie that doesn't forget to have fun and fall in love. Ewan McGregor and Emily Blunt may star in the film, but the true scene stealer is Kristin Scott Thomas.
The Iron Lady Review: Meryl Streep is Sensational
Meryl Streep soars as Margaret Thatcher in The Iron Lady. The biopic of Thatcher is made amazing by Streep and her cast mates, but falls a little short on story.
Pariah Movie Review: Coming Into One's Own
Pariah has arrived and filmmaker Dee Rees has crafted a gem. The story of a teenage girl in Brooklyn grappling with her sexuality is an announcement of talent from its director and cast.