‘American Hustle’ (2013): Live and Let Die (Review)
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‘American Hustle’ (2013): Live and Let Die (Review)

David O. Russell could not have come back in better form after taking six years off after the failure of I Heart Huckabees. Taking his…

“The Avengers” Actually Has Great Drama!
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“The Avengers” Actually Has Great Drama!

I got into an interesting conversation with a couple friends of mine about the successes and failures of Man of Steel.  For those who don’t…

‘All Is Lost’ – Robert Redford on a Mother F***ing Boat!
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‘All Is Lost’ – Robert Redford on a Mother F***ing Boat!

2013 really is an odd year (puns galore!) for film. Earlier, Hollywood put out two movies featuring invasions of the White House Die Hard style…

Double Team Review: ‘About Time’ (2013): Nick and Colin Talk Time Traveling Love (Together)
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Double Team Review: ‘About Time’ (2013): Nick and Colin Talk Time Traveling Love (Together)

N: About Time is not your usual romantic comedy. It’s directed by Richard Curtis, who also made Love Actually, a film I know we both…

Film Review: Action Jackson (1988)

It’s ’80s Month on Filmophilia in September, where we try to sprinkle a few 1980s-related posts among our regular output of up-to-date reviews, news and…

Film Review: Ain’t Them Bodies Saints

Few films this year have a more impressive primary cast than David Lowery‘s ’70s-set modern quasi-Western drama Ain’t Them Bodies Saints. But a trio of…

Film Review: Afternoon Delight

There is a clear yearning for reassurance in Jill Soloway’s “dramedy” Afternoon Delight, reassurance that its characters are really what they appear to be no…

Film Review: The Act of Killing

There is an endless number of films that try to take a stand on the nature of violence, more specifically mass murder or genocide, and…

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