Tag Archives: Jonah Hill

Reviews: Knock Down The House, My Dinner With Hervé, Don’t Worry He Won’t Get Far On Foot, Wine Country, Mid90s, Always Be My Maybe

Knock Down The House | Netflix The inspirational documentary offering evidence that there are still leaders in the United States whose motivations are respectable, responsible, and righteous. The film follows the primary campaigns of four progressive Democrats, all women, all very different from different states, and all of whom are looking to make a difference… Read More

The Wolf of Wall Street review

Directed by Martin Scorcese Written by Terrence Winter, from the Jordan Belfort book A wildly funny film, The Wolf Of Wall Street probably won't be considered one of Scorcese's great works for a couple of reasons. 1) It revels in excess at a time when that is particularly unfashionable, five years since those Wall Street… Read More

This Is The End review

Written and directed by Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg, adapting the short film by Jason Stone, Jay and Seth vs. The Apocalypse This movie is quite a ride; it's both intrinsically self-indulgent and broadly satiric, celebratory of the juvenile behaviour of men and critical of it. And while it's nowhere near a classic, it's a reliably… Read More

Django Unchained review

Written and directed by Quentin TarantinoI suppose it was inevitable that Tarantino would get grief about his movie Django Unchained, a western that takes place in the antebellum south. It's a grand adventure that borrows a lot from Sergio Leone, but with no hesitation in the script to use what we all euphemistically call "the… Read More

Moneyball review

Directed by Bennett MillerWritten by Steven Zaillian, Aaron Sorkin, from a Stan Chervin story, adapted froma book by Michael LewisThe first thing Moneyball taught me is that those armchair loudmouths who call into sports shows are a bunch of know-nothing douchebags. Yeah, that's right. Sports radio is full of these guys, both the ones that… Read More