In case moviegoers haven’t seen enough 20-somethings play high school students, 25-year-old Gabriella Wilde plays the lanky, extremely privileged Jade Butterfield (a name which somehow evokes both nursery rhymes and exotic dancing), continuously described as the social outcast of her high school who could always be found “with her nose in a book” (although no such books ever appear on screen). […]
By: Cameron Harding
Despite a compelling premise, Gimme Shelter disappoints with its dull writing and poor acting.
By: Anne Donnelly
Four Sundance film shorts impress viewers with varied characters and exploration of genre and theme.
By: Logan Wren
Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit is a grab bag of an action film: it contains many popular elements of the genre, but it lacks originality and tries too much.
By: Amy Chappelhow
Even if one attempted to emotionally invest in any of the stereotypical characters in I, Frankenstein, director Beattie gives his audience very little chance.
By: Magdalena Lachowicz
Director Spike Jonze forgoes the cliches, telling an unconventional story of love that’s strikingly honest, set in the future, but reflecting on today.
Scorsese’s latest chronicles the life of stock-broker-turned-con-man Jordan Belfort, documenting-and arguably glorifying-the culture of sex, drugs, alcohol surrounding high finance in the late ’80s. […]
Although Bale and Affleck give solid performances, Out of the Furnace lacks conviction, and suffers from a generic and unbelievable writing. […]