Olympus Has Fallen Review (Paolo Kagaoan)

Olympus Has Fallen (2013) Starring Gerard Butler, Aaron Eckhart, Dylan McDermott, Ashley Judd, Radha Mitchell, Angela Bassett, Melissa Leo, Robert Forster, Morgan Freeman and Ricky Yune Directed by Antoine Fuqua Olympus Has Fallen is not just an action movie as much as it is one about a president, and because of that we, the audience,Continue reading “Olympus Has Fallen Review (Paolo Kagaoan)”

Ginger and Rosa Review (Paolo Kagaoan)

Ginger and Rosa (2012) Starring Elle Fanning, Christina Hendricks, Alessandro Nivola, Timothy Spall, Oliver Platt, Annette Bening, Jodhi May, and introducing Alice Englert Directed by Sally Potter Ginger and Rosa, two names that evoke the colour red and its rage and romance , are the names of two fictional young women in 1960’s London (played byContinue reading “Ginger and Rosa Review (Paolo Kagaoan)”

Spring Breakers Review (Paolo Kagaoan)

Spring Breakers (2012) Starring Vanessa Hudgens, Rachel Korine, Ashley Benson, Selena Gomez, Heather Morris, James Franco and Gucci Mane Directed by Harmony Korine Spring Breakers is a Riefenstahl-esque, Malickian, Skrillex-soundtracked re-imagining of Joseph Conrad’s Heart of Darkness. But instead of ‘uncivilized’ Africa, we have St. Petersburg, Florida, a top destination for our continent’s debt-ridden youthContinue reading “Spring Breakers Review (Paolo Kagaoan)”

Oz the Great and Powerful Review (Kirk Haviland)

Oz the Great and Powerful 3D (2013) Starring: James Franco, Mila Kunis, Michelle Williams, Rachel Weisz, Zack Braff, Bill Cobbs, Joey King and Tony Cox Written by Mitchell Kapner and David Lindsay-Abaire based on the works of L. Frank Baum Directed by Sam Raimi New in theaters this week from Disney Studios comes the prequelContinue reading “Oz the Great and Powerful Review (Kirk Haviland)”

Stoker Review (Kirk Haviland)

Stoker (2013) Starring Mia Wasikowska, Matthew Goode, Nicole Kidman, Lucas Till, Dermot Mulroney and Jackie Weaver Written by Wentworth Miller Directed by Park Chan-wook New in theaters this week from Fox Searchlight Pictures is Stoker, the English language debut film from Korean master filmmaker Park Chan-wook (Oldboy, Sympathy for Lady Vengeance). The intense horror/thriller writtenContinue reading “Stoker Review (Kirk Haviland)”