Category Archives: Drama

V for Vendetta (2005)

DIRECTED BY: James McTeigue STARRING: Natalie Portman, Hugo Weaving, Stephen Rea, Stephen Fry, John Hurt, Tim Pigott-Smith RATED: R OPINION STARS: 4 out of 5 THIS FILM IS: Thoughtful, Intense, Dark DESCRIPTION: A masked vigilante (Weaving) calling himself “V” takes … Continue reading

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The Words (2012)

DIRECTED BY: Brian Klugman, Lee Sternthal STARRING: Bradley Cooper, Jeremy Irons, Dennis Quaid, Olivia Wilde, Zoe Saldana, Ben Barnes RATED: PG-13 OPINION STARS: 2 out of 5 THIS FILM IS: Melodramatic, Slow, Blase DESCRIPTION: Rory Jansen (Cooper) is a writer … Continue reading

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Unbreakable (2000)

DIRECTED BY: M. Night Shyamalan STARRING: Bruce Willis, Samuel Jackson, Robin Wright, Spencer Treat Clark, Charlayne Woodard RATED: PG-13 OPINION STARS: 4.5 out of 5 THIS FILM IS: Dark, Intense, Clever DESCRIPTION: David Dunn (Willis) is an ordinary man who … Continue reading

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The Statement (2003)

DIRECTED BY: Norman Jewison STARRING: Michael Caine, Tilda Swinton, Alan Bates, Jeremy Northam, Charlotte Rampling, John Neville RATED: R OPINION STARS: 3 out of 5 THIS FILM IS: Slow, Thoughtful, Gritty DESCRIPTION: During World War II, Pierre Brossard’s (Caine) Nazi … Continue reading

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The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford (2007)

DIRECTED BY: Andrew Dominik STARRING: Brad Pitt, Casey Affleck, Jeremy Renner, Sam Rockwell, Sam Shepard, Paul Schneider RATED: R OPINION STARS: 5 out of 5 THIS FILM IS: Thoughtful, Gritty, Understated DESCRIPTION: Ambitious young Robert Ford (Affleck) joins the most infamous … Continue reading

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