Jack Nicholson interview at TotalFilm.com

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There's an interesting, if thin, piece over at Total Film, an interview with Jack Nicholson about his career. It's actually kind of a missed opportunity. I'd love to read a more in-depth look at Nicholson's work over the years, why he chose certain projects, what he regrets and what he's still proud of. But this…Read More

Jane Eyre review

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Directed by Cary Fukunaga Written by Moira Buffini from the Charlotte Bronte novel The moment Mr Rochester (Michael Fassbinder) commands the governess of his wards, Jane (Mia Wasikowska) to speak, the film catches fire for a moment. Unfortunately for this umpteenth adaptation of the Bronte chestnut Jane Eyre, their meeting takes place at the end…Read More

Hanna review

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Directed by Joe Wright Written by Seth Lochhead and David Farr Hanna is a lot of things. On the surface it's what the trailer says it is: Saoirse Ronan is the titular teen, raised since diapers to be a polyglot killer by her father, Erik (Eric Bana) in a shack in the snowbound wastes, hiding…Read More

Another look at The Killer Inside Me

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I love seeing a provocative movie every once in awhile, one that takes me by surprise,one that shakes me out of any possibility that I might be watching it for escapist reasons.The Killer Inside Me was one of those movies. I reviewed it on DVD last year, you can findmy thoughts here. I found justification…Read More

Source Code review

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Directed by Duncan JonesWritten by Ben RipleyI'm enjoying these recent high concept science fiction pictures—though some more than others—including Limitless and The Adjustment Bureau, and now Source Code. This new film is built around another simple premise with a whisper of The Twilight Zone to it, not so unlike the idea of a secret, invisible…Read More