Arrival

Armed with an excellent premise, a visionary director, an all-star cast, an innovative cinematographer, and a beautiful score, Arrival is nothing short of a masterpiece. … More Arrival

Sicario

The latest film by Canadian director Denis Villeneuve is a bit disappointing when compared to his previous work (Polytechnique, Incendies, Prisoners, Enemy). With poor character development and a disappointing interpretation of a “female lead”, this film is carried by its cinematography, score, and gripping first half, only to steadily decline to its end. … More Sicario

Locke

Interesting, original, and beautiful to behold. With a strong performance by Tom Hardy and intriguingly impressive cinematography, “Locke” is a deeply philosophical look into one man’s psyche. … More Locke

Southpaw

Southpaw may be dry, rife with cliché, and have an abysmal script, but Gyllenhaal and Horner make it definitely worth a watch, proving the work of true artists will shine through even the bleakest of films. … More Southpaw

Cake

A brilliant display of a woman at her lowest point, Cake will disturb and disquiet you, in the most beautiful and engaging way possible. A triumph of acting and cinematography, I highly recommend this underappreciated drama. … More Cake

Woman in Gold

It is sad to see fascinating and compelling stories weighed down or diluted by mediocre filmmaking. I did enjoy “Woman in Gold” – it packs an emotional punch and explores (albeit weakly) intriguing themes – but it is nothing special. The screenplay, cinematography, directing, and music were average: not bad per se, but not noteworthy. … More Woman in Gold