…glimmer

From the very first seconds of  “The Grand Budapest Hotel” it’s clear this is a Wes Anderson film. The look, the dialogue, the premise, it has all of the wonderful things that make up this slightly off-kilter, but always fun to look at stories.

…Go Out On A Limb

“Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)” may be the best example of the lack of diversity in this year’s Oscar nominees and the committee that votes on them. Unless you are a white, middle-aged man or someone who is really, really into method acting, it’s hard to find something to connect with in this…

…Carry On

“The Bourne Legacy” may be missing its title character, but more than makes up for it with action and suspense. Director Tony Gilroy, manages to make us forget that we’re watching a “Bourne” film sans Jason Bourne. Aaron Cross (Jeremy Renner), our new protaganist, is a member of Operation Outcome, a black ops program that…

…Come of Age

In Wes Anderson’s quirky coming of age story “Moonrise Kingdom,” it’s hard to tell who is actually coming, going and of age. The adults are a little childish, the children are a bit too grown up and everyone is a little bit crazy. When the possibly mentally deranged (he lights things on fire in his sleep),…

…Get Angry

Only one week to go until “The Avengers” hits theaters. With that being said, it’s time to discuss another kind of hitting, of the Hulk variety. Bruce Banner, the Hulk, is easily the most misunderstood of the Avengers. And it’s not just because his films haven’t been well received in the past (“The Hulk”-2003; “The…