Tag Archives: Natalie Portman

Knight Of Cups review — Hypnosis Agog

Written and directed by Terrence Malick | 118 min | ▲▲▲▲△ I really tend to resist this kind of observation when writing about the movies, but with the new films from legendary director Terrence Malick, I have to say it: I think in a certain mood, they're hypnotic, beautiful, and moving. In other moods, your mileage may… Read More

Thor: The Dark World review

Directed by Alan Taylor Screenplay by Christopher Yost, Christopher Markus, and Stephen McFeely Story by Don Payne and Robert Rodat From the Marvel Comic by Stan Lee, Larry Lieber and Jack Kirby Hard to believe this is the eighth big-budget entertainment in this daisy-chain of Marvel movies, going back to Iron Man in 2008. They're really… Read More

Thor review

Directed by Kenneth Branagh Screenplay by Ashley Miller, Zach Stentz and Don Payne, story by Michael J. Straczynski and Mark Protosevich I've always enjoyed the first weekend in May, when Hollywood traditionally launches its summer blockbuster season. The LA dream-factory does its best to hit the ground running, as it did back on May 2,… Read More

Anticipating the 2011 Academy Awards

I've been enjoying the cottage industry of bloggers and writers discussing and dissecting the Academy Awards. The BIG SHEEW, as Ed Sullivan used to say, will be happening Sunday night, less than 48 hours from now.Of the variety of articles I've read, this one from Cracked is one of the most relevant and funny, where… Read More