Film is Life

Lisa Elin

Gravity

Gravity

By on Oct 04 2013 in Titles

While the story could have used just a tad tweaking, the effects are astounding. See it in 3D IMAX if at all possible.

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Pulling Strings

Pulling Strings

By on Oct 03 2013 in Titles

A fun option for anyone inclined to see it in the first place (for whatever reason), and mandatory for any RomCom fan.

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Rush

Rush

By on Sep 27 2013 in Titles

Thrilling, exhilarating, nerve-wracking, and quite deeply moving.

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Prisoners

Prisoners

By on Sep 20 2013 in Titles

star Qualifying Roles for Jake Gyllenhaal, Paul Dano, and Melissa Leo. | Engrossing and morally complex, emotionally grueling but merciful, and puts Gyllenhaal and Dano on the Contenders list.

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Blue Jasmine

Blue Jasmine

By on Sep 15 2013 in Titles

Narcissistic Personality Disorder gets its comeuppance.

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xXx

xXx

By on Sep 07 2013 in Titles

007 in any variation ain’t really my cup of tea, but if it’s yours, this one’s a good time.

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Riddick

Riddick

By on Sep 06 2013 in Titles

A delicious variation on The Thing that morphed into Aliens, with humor, grit, nobility, and just enough complexity to keep it interesting. Great action fun.

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Cirque du Soleil: Worlds Away

Cirque du Soleil: Worlds Away

By on Sep 02 2013 in Titles

The last number ranks among the most beautiful things I have ever seen. Ever. See it here, courtesy of that fellow holding his partner by a rope and one arm as they spin 5 stories high…

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The Chronicles of Riddick

The Chronicles of Riddick

By on Sep 01 2013 in Titles

Script and direction were convoluted at times, but story was good and I actually really enjoyed Diesel’s performance.

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Getaway

Getaway

By on Aug 30 2013 in Titles

Speed meets Nick of Time, with a splash of The Italian Job and a hint of Phone Booth.

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