In Order of Disappearance (Kraftidioten)

In Order of DisappearanceIn Order of Disappearance: Hans Petter Moland tells a somewhat common, tired story, which is generally entertaining in a low-key way; Continue reading

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Inside Out (2015)

Inside Out 2015Inside Out: Pete Docter and Ronaldo Del Carmen start out from a somewhat abstract concept and run with it; Continue reading

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Aloha (2015)

AlohaAloha: Cameron Crowe’s film wastes a perfectly good, interesting cast, with a story that tries hard to span many themes and genres Continue reading

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Jurassic World

Jurassic WorldJurassic World: Colin Trevorrow’s film is a great example of the difference between creating tension and simply having a scary moment; Continue reading

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Tomorrowland

TomorrowlandTomorrowland: Brad Bird’s film, for better or for worse, tells a very straightforward story, in spite of Continue reading

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His Girl Friday

His Girl FridayHis Girl FridayHoward Hawks creates a delightful comedy; the story has a frantic pace and it is unafraid to be Continue reading

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Stories We Tell – Revisit

Stories We TellStories We Tell: in a way, Sarah Polley is very fortunate to have such a great story to tell in this documentary; Continue reading

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Mad Max: Fury Road

Mad Max Fury RoadMad Max: Fury Road: George Miller’s film walks a tight rope. By one hand, there is no pretense the story is a complicated one; in fact, Continue reading

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The Set-Up (1949)

The Set-UpThe Set-Up: Robert Wise presents a solid, tight little film noir; the story is Continue reading

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Where the Sidewalk Ends

Where the Sidewalk EndsWhere the Sidewalk Ends: Otto Preminger creates a solid, if unspectacular, film; Continue reading

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