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)”

TIFF 2012 – The Impossible Review (Dustin SanVido)

The Impossible (2012) Starring Naomi Watts, Tom Holland, Samuel Joslin, Oaklee Pendergast, and Ewan McGregor Directed by J. A. Bayona MINOR SPOILERS After beginning his career with the fantastic ghost story tale The Orphanage, Juan Antonio Bayona has chosen to take on a true life story of a family caught in the deadly Thailand TsunamiContinue reading “TIFF 2012 – The Impossible Review (Dustin SanVido)”

J. Edgar Review – A lackluster attempt to ruffle some feathers

Not being a devotee of American history, I was quite interested in seeing Clint Eastwood’s J. Edgar for the reason that two hours of viewing could teach me more about the man who created the FBI than I had previously learned in my entire life. The FBI seems to have lost much of their mysteryContinue reading “J. Edgar Review – A lackluster attempt to ruffle some feathers”