“Kubo and the Two Strings” (2016): Stop Motion At Its Most Moving (Review)

“Kubo and the Two Strings” (2016): Stop Motion At Its Most Moving (Review)

Mythology comes to life in Laika Animation’s new masterpiece Kubo and The Two Strings. Maybe this reveals more about me than about the films, but…

“Interstellar” (2014): Our Destiny Lies Above Us (Review)

“Interstellar” (2014): Our Destiny Lies Above Us (Review)

The experience of seeing this film is one that is best left untainted by knowledge of what is to come, therefore this review will steer…

“True Detective” – Far From Any Mystery (2014): (Review)

“True Detective” – Far From Any Mystery (2014): (Review)

The secret to True Detective is that there’s nothing to spoil. But don’t worry; I won’t spoil it. The story is not and never was…

The Indie Corner: 10 Highly Anticipated Premieres of TIFF 2013

The Toronto International Film Festival, one of the most prestigious and significant film festivals in the world, is coming up next month (September 5-15, 2013)….

Trailer Verdict: The Wolf of Wall Street

After nearly a decade of heavy handed and dramatic roles, it appears that Leonardo DiCaprio is making a concerted effort to show his less serious…

Film Review: Mud

Just a couple of years ago, the prospect of Matthew McConaughey and Reese Witherspoon starring together in a film would not have roused much of…

Top Ten: Adam’s Best American Films of 2012

DISCLAIMER: I have not seen Zero Dark Thirty, Holy Motors, Amour, Promised Land, A Late Quartet, Life of Pi, Seven Psychopaths, Anna Karenina, Compliance, Take this…

Random Thoughts: On Gratuity, Manipulation and Matthew McConaughey in Killer Joe

William Friedkin rediscovers his electric and pulpy 70’s roots in Killer Joe – which stands as one of the best American films so far produced…

Still Life: More Wolf of Wall Street Pics Offer A Look at a Different Matthew McConaughey

Earlier this week we caught a glimpse of Leonardo DiCaprio and Martin Scorsese on the set of their latest project, The Wolf of Wall Street. Today we…

Still Life: A Peek at The Wolf of Wall Street

There is no doubt that Martin Scorsese is one of the best and most beloved directors of all time. Over the last few years he’s…