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April 20, 2014

The Grand Budapest Hotel is fantastic!

It’s amazing how Wes Anderson can create a good story out of any material! The way he films is so different from the way anyone else is making movies, it’s refreshing. I loved everything: his [...]
December 16, 2012

Cloud Atlas is a beautiful ode to everlasting love!

Clearview’s Mt Kisco cinema has a tradition of having one of their staff thank us for being there before the movie begins. This one felt compelled to tell us: “let me warn you this foreign [...]
October 8, 2012

Ruby Sparks is thought provoking, beautiful, poignant and confronting

While the movie indulges in a bit of magic realism, it takes flight once you stop questioning its premise and indulge in the fantasy that Calvin, [...]
June 10, 2012

The Avengers is a great ensemble movie

The movie does not quite rise as high as the Rotten Tomatoes 93% critic and 96% spectator scores imply, but is very well done and extremely entertaining. I would reserve scores like those for The [...]
June 9, 2012

Prometheus is visually impressive, but underwhelming

Watching the movie in IMAX 3D was glorious. Many of the settings and effects were amazing. Unfortunately, despite a few good scenes, the story does not live up to expectations. It’s completely predictable despite being [...]
December 30, 2011

Mission Impossible 4 is one of the best movies of the year

This is one title I never expected to write. I rarely expect 4s of anything to be any good. Moreover, the series has been a bit hit or miss. The first one was ok, the [...]
September 28, 2011

Drive was disappointing

Despite the 93% on rottentomatoes, I should have seen the telltale sign. Whenever an audience likes a movie less than the critics do it’s typically the sign that a movie is stylistically interesting but not [...]
September 27, 2011

Contagion is gripping yet unfulfilling

Contagion makes great points about how civil order would fall apart in supposedly “civilized” societies like our own should a virulent deadly disease spread. The movie makes a compelling case that its depiction of both [...]
August 17, 2011

Crazy, Stupid, Love is Genuine, Funny, Heartfelt!

Crazy, Stupid, Love is a fun, romantic comedy for adults. It’s unabashedly sweet, yet effectively deals with matters of the heart: from lost passion and romance for a married couple (Steve Carell & Julianne Moore), [...]
August 12, 2011

Midnight in Paris is tons of fun!

I recently had the opportunity to see Woody Allen’s latest movie, Midnight in Paris, and very much enjoyed it. The underlying concept of longing for the better days of a foregone era was very well [...]