Review: Captain Phillips (2013, Paul Greengrass)

RATING: 8/10 Director: Paul Greengrass Cast: Tom Hanks, Barkhad Abdi, Michael Chernus, Barkhad Abidirahman, Faysal Ahmed, Mahat M. Ali, Catherine Keener Screenplay: Billy Ray (Based on the book “A Captain’s Duty: Somali Pirates, Navy SEALS, and Dangerous Days at Sea by Richard Phillips & Stephen Taity) Director Paul Greengrass’ thrilling, heart-wrenching action-drama about Captain Richard Phillips true story…

Review: The Internship (2013, Shawn Levy)

RATING: 6/10 Director: Shawn Levy Cast: Owen Wilson, Vince Vaughn, Rose Byrne, Max Minghella, Asif Mandvi, Josh Brener, Dyan O’Brien, Tiya Sircar, Tobit Raphael Screenplay: Vince Vaughn & Jared Stern “The Internship” is not that bad. I expected way worst then what I actually saw. To tell you the truth, it’s nothing but an entertaining piece of work…

The 5 Different Types of Drunk Girls – In Movies.

THE ONE WHO CAN’T CONTROL HERSELF – she doesn’t know what she’s saying, and she’s falling all over the place. Audrey Hepburn in “Breakfast at Tiffany’s” (1961).  THE EMOTIONAL DRUNK – she’s probably not that mad, but something is definitely bothering her. A drink or two (or three, or four, or five) brings it out of her. She’ll…

Yes, she was in “Gravity”.

Sandy at last year’s Academy Awards. But this year, she won’t be opening envelops. She may actually hear her name. Let’s see if it’s still Sandra vs. Cate by December! Can Bullock blow Blanchett away with the wind with her stellar reviews and critics awards (coming soon). What do you think Cate? “I, too, can command the…

My first Oscar predictions! Plus thoughts on this years race.

So it’s officially the start of Oscar season! And I wanted to give a whack at it by talking a little about who I think will be nominated this year. Considering this time of the year, it seems that the race is hotter then its ever been in recent Oscar memory. Being that it’s only…

Review: Gravity (2013, Alfonso Cuaron)

RATING: 9/10 Director: Alfonso Cuaron Cast: Sandra Bullock, George Clooney, Ed Harris, Paul Sharma Screenplay: Alfonso Cuaron & Jonas Cuaron “Gravity” is possibly the scariest movie of the year. And not in the horror flick kind of way, but in the alienated, greatest fear inducing type of way, that director Alfonso Cuaron and actress Sandra Bullock completely encapsulated…