Movie Review: Gravity (Nick’s Take)

It has been almost seven years since we last saw anything from director Alfonso Cuarón.  After directing Children of Men, one of the finest science fiction films I have seen, he went away, weirdly leaving me in a state of distress from a director that captures in my mind, the essence of science fiction.  Children... Continue Reading →

Movie Review: A Band Called Death

Death comes for us all. You know, I always associate Detroit with the soulful sounds of Motown and funk music.  I mean bands like The Temptation, The Supremes, Martha and the Vandellas and even the Contours basically defined the music scene there.  I fully get that this is a narrow view of the rich diversity... Continue Reading →

Movie Review: Beautiful Creatures

I never expected to have to acknowledge "Supernatural Teen-Romance" as a common genre in the media, but since Twilight hit it big, this genre is quickly becoming overcrowded. There is certainly a fanbase for these films, but my complaint is generally with the quality of the films. These films tend to be short on talent and... Continue Reading →

Movie Review: Gangster Squad

Ever since the 30's, Americans have been in love with Gangsters. Throughout our cinematic past, there are countless movies about gangsters, the Mafia, bank-robbers, etc. When we watch a movie with dashing men in suits and hats, dames with looks that kill, and plenty of sub-machine guns, our knees get weak and we melt like... Continue Reading →

Movie Review: Sound of my Voice

Angela and I sit down to discuss the indie favorite Sound of My Voice. The film was directed by Zal Batmanglij and stars  Christopher Denham, Nicole Vicius and Brit Marling. Sound of my Voice arrives in theaters today! Official Synopsis: In SOUND OF MY VOICE, Peter (Christopher Denham) and Lorna (Nicole Vicius), a couple and documentary filmmaking team, infiltrate a mysterious... Continue Reading →

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