Tag Archives: Melissa Leo

#AIFF2017 Day 7: Geek Girls, Novitiate

Geek Girls Here's a message to documentary filmmakers: Your project may not be entirely feasible if you make yourself the centre of it and not once, but twice, you show footage of yourself calling possible interviewees, while your voice-over says something like, "Many experts and celebrities I'd hoped to speak to bailed out at the… Read More

Oblivion review

Directed by Joseph KosinskiWritten by Kosinski, Karl Gajdusek, Michael Arndt, from a comic by Kosinski and Arvid NelsonToday I really miss Roger Ebert. I would have loved to have read what he thought of Oblivion. I know he enjoyed the work of Alex Proyas (Dark City, Knowing) for the expansive vision in his science fiction films.… Read More

Olympus Has Fallen review

Directed by Antoine FuquaWritten by Creighton Rothenberger and Katrin BenediktIt's been awhile since I've seen such an egregiously lunkheaded movie as Olympus Has Fallen. Happy to let its talented cast deliver recycled, leaden dialogue and go through the motions of a recycled, leaden plot, its real failing goes beyond that, because a movie can be… Read More