Tag Archives: Jodie Foster

Reviews: Hotel Artemis, Wildlife, Searching

Hotel Artemis Writer-Producer Drew Pearce delivers a fairly original b-movie/sci-fi/crime drama for his debut as a feature filmmaker. It's 2028, and Los Angeles is going up in flames due to a city-wide riot, but the Artemis is busy. It's a clinic for criminals, where the patients are named after their room allocations. I said original, but… Read More

Money Monster review — The Medium Short

Directed by Jodie Foster | Written by Jamie Linden, Alan DiFiore, and Jim Kouf | 98 min | ▲▲▲△△ Money Monster seems to aspire to a kind of edgy, media-in-the-crosshairs comedy/drama mix. It wants to be like The Big Short, Broadcast News, or even Network. It isn't at all, but that doesn't mean it doesn't deliver some fun for your… Read More

Elysium review

Written and directed by Neill BlomkampBlomkamp impressed everyone—including Academy voters, who nominated the film for a Best Picture Oscar—with his first movie, District 9. The South African-born, Vancouver-educated filmmaker made a slam-bang science fiction movie with definitive visual flair that even offered a tang of political allegory in the alien-apartheid plotline. It was obvious and… Read More

The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo (2011) review

Directed by David Fincher Written by Steven Zaillian from the Stieg Larsson novel It's been a bit hard to judge the cultural excitement around this movie. The novels remain huge international bestsellers, and in Canada and elsewhere in the world besides the US, we've made the Swedish film adaptations of the Millennium trilogy a hit franchise.… Read More