Downsizing (2017): Movie Review

Downsizing (2017) Sometimes it’s valuable to have zero expectations going into a movie.  For Downsizing, the near future technological satire from writer-director Alexander Payne (Sideways, About Schmidt, Election) has been producing lackluster critical response since its festival season debuts.  In… Continue Reading

Catching Up: Big Eyes (2014)

Big Eyes (2014) Between 2000 and 2007 if I were asked my favorite director, the answer would assuredly be Tim Burton.  His films up to that point had fed into my desire for the macabre aesthetic. Edward Scissorhands and Ed Wood… Continue Reading

Viewed and Reviewed: Spectre (2015)

Spectre (2015) dir. Sam Mendes written by: John Logan, Neal Purvis, Robert Wade, Jez Butterworth starring: Daniel Craig, Christoph Waltz, Lea Seydoux, Ralph Fiennes, Ben Whishaw, Naomie Harris, Dave Bautista, Andrew Scott 3 out of 4 stars Opening with an impressive, explosion fueled sequence… Continue Reading