Thursday, December 23, 2010

Review - True Grit

A 14 year-old girl's father is murdered and she intends to bring the killer to justice. While in town to settle her father's debts and arrange for his body to be sent home Mattie Ross hires a drunken U.S. Marshall who is known for his grit to help her hunt down the man that killed her father.

Saturday, December 11, 2010

Review - Black Swan

To Nina, ballet and dance are everything. They consume her. When the opportunity to play the lead in a new rendition of Swan Lake opens up Nina makes it her goal to land the part. Nina must learn to balance both sides of the Swan Queen. She must personify innocence and grace as the White Swan and guile and sensuality of the Black Swan. In her pursuit of perfection for the role Nina finds herself in a downward spiral of rivalry, control and perception.

Friday, December 10, 2010

Review - Tangled

For seventeen years Rapunzel has lived her life from inside of a tower. Only seeing the world through her window and the books she has to read. Nearing her eighteenth birthday Rapunzel desperately wants to venture out of her tower and into the world she has been told is extremely dangerous. When by chance a bandit named Flynn Rider ends up within her tower, Rapunzel bargains with Flynn to take her to the floating lights she has seen every year on the eve of her birthday.

Wednesday, December 8, 2010

Hillcoat's 'County' Alive After All

At the start of this year news broke that John Hillcoat's next film was getting shut down do to financing. News that seriously gave me heart ache. Hillcoat is a fantastic director and it is a sad day when powerful and proven directors are not allowed to make the films they desire. I'd far more rather see a director pitch an idea they want, then have a studio just hire them for some random project. Now nearly a year later news has surfaced that Hillcoat's next project may not dead after all. Take a look at the full details below...