There are flaws here, but they're are completely overpowered by the film's strengths. I saw it for the first time months ago, but I can still recall the power of the experience. This is perhaps the final great performance of Nicholson's career but his achievement is just one in a series. A haunting film.
Prior to its release, if one peg could be attached to David Fincher’s The Social Network, it would be “The Facebook Movie”. However, now that the finished product has seen the light of day, the only… read review
Oliver Stone’s W. is an oddity. There’s no other word for it. In attempting to provide psychological commentary on the presidency of George W. Bush, it forgets the simple cinematic basics of story… read review
It begins with sweeping overhead shots of a New York City slowly succumbing to the chill of late fall. As the camera moves closer, it seems to blink and on the soundtrack we hear the first dialog of… read review
Lets get the definitive statements out of the way early. Francis Ford Coppola’s The Conversation is one of the finest thrillers ever made. In terms of thrills, in terms of originality, in terms of… read review