Attila Marcel TIFF Review (Paolo Kagaoan)

Atilla Marcel Starring Guillaume Gouix, Anne Le Ny, Bernadette Lafont and Hélène Vincent Written and Directed by Sylvain Chomet Director Sylvain Chomet sets aside animation for a while to direct his first live action feature, and in doing so he provides us with some great visuals. Some. There’s a shot of the protagonist, Paul, aContinue reading “Attila Marcel TIFF Review (Paolo Kagaoan)”

Adore Review (Paolo Kagaoan)

Adore Starring Naomi Watts, Robin Wright, James Frecheville, Xavier Samuel and Ben Mendelsohn Written by Christopher Hampton Directed by Anne Fontaine Adore plays out like the Doris Lessing vignette from which it is based called The Grandmothers. It substitutes a presumed South African setting for the Australian beach side. It has this a silent qualityContinue reading “Adore Review (Paolo Kagaoan)”

Kick-Ass 2 Review (Kirk Haviland)

Starting this weekend in theaters from Universal Studios is the eagerly awaited sequel to the 2010 cult film that hit large on home video, Kick-Ass 2. This time around the film is under the reigns of writer/director Jeff Wadlow and only produced by the original’s director Matthew Vaughn. The graphic novel sequel to Kick-Ass, Kick-AssContinue reading “Kick-Ass 2 Review (Kirk Haviland)”

Trance Blu-ray Review (Kirk Haviland)

Trance Starring: James McAvoy, Vincent Cassel, Rosario Dawson Written by Joe Ahearne, John Hodge Directed by Danny Boyle   New to Blu-ray is the latest film from Academy Award winning director Danny Boyle that marks his first step back into the realm of the psychological crime thriller since his debut film “Shallow Grave”, “Trance”. TheContinue reading “Trance Blu-ray Review (Kirk Haviland)”

RIPD Review (Kirk Haviland)

New in theaters this weekend from the director of “Red” Robert Schwentke is the latest multimillion dollar extravaganza vying for your money, R.I.P.D. Jeff Bridges and Ryan Reynolds headline as two cops dispatched by the otherworldly ‘Rest In Peace Department’ to protect and serve the living from an increasingly destructive array of souls who refuseContinue reading “RIPD Review (Kirk Haviland)”