Moonrise Kingdom Review (Nadia Sandhu)

Moonrise Kingdom (2012) Starring Jared Gilman, Kara Hayward, Edward Norton, and Bruce Willis Directed by Wes Anderson I worry for Wes Anderson, I really do.  With the spectacular decline in originality that has befallen Tim Burton, that other uber-stylized auteur of our times, one can’t help but wonder when Wes Anderson’s day will come. ThoseContinue reading “Moonrise Kingdom Review (Nadia Sandhu)”

Brave Review (Nadia Sandhu)

Brave (2012) Starring (voices) – Kelly Macdonald, Billy Connolly, Emma Thompson, Julie Walters, Robbie Coltrane, and Craig Ferguson Directed by Mark Andrews, Brenda Chapman, and Steve Purcell Brave is a big surprise.  The Pixar produced and Disney distributed film is a story about mothers and daughters.  There is no handsome Prince, but there is aContinue reading “Brave Review (Nadia Sandhu)”

The Great 35mm Debate: Christopher Nolan is Being a Hypocrite (Nadia Sandhu)

A tried and true mantra in the fanboy universe is “In Nolan We Trust.” I’m not so sure he is quite as deserving of that faith as I was just a week ago. Last weekend at the Produced By Conference, director Christopher Nolan continued his anti-digital crusade. You can read about it here, here, andContinue reading “The Great 35mm Debate: Christopher Nolan is Being a Hypocrite (Nadia Sandhu)”

Rock of Ages Review (Nadia Sandhu)

Rock of Ages (2012) Starring Julianne Hough, Diego Boneta, Alec Baldwin, Russell Brand, Bryan Cranston, and Tom Cruise Directed by Adam Shankman Rock on Tommy! I really wanted to like Rock of Ages – and that might be the problem.   Tom Cruise, 80s Rock, REO Speedwagon?  I was so there.  But that Julianne Hough personContinue reading “Rock of Ages Review (Nadia Sandhu)”

ChickFlicking – Snow White and the Huntsman a ChickFlick? (Nadia Sandhu)

True Drunk’s First Kiss (Snow White and the Huntsman? Total Chick Flick) Yes, the title of this article kind of has a spoiler in it. But only kind of, so please let us move on. What stands out to me about this retelling of the classic fairytale is just how little of it is re-imaginedContinue reading “ChickFlicking – Snow White and the Huntsman a ChickFlick? (Nadia Sandhu)”