Explore
 Lists  Reviews  Images  Update feed
Categories
MoviesTV ShowsMusicBooksGamesDVDs/Blu-RayPeopleArt & DesignPlacesWeb TV & PodcastsToys & CollectiblesComic Book SeriesBeautyAnimals   View more categories »
Listal logo
All reviews - Movies (197) - TV Shows (1) - DVDs (1)

More Life Needed

Posted : 1 year, 8 months ago on 29 January 2016 03:21 (A review of Life)



A method film about being method, a film about a photographer for Life, a film about life.

It's difficult to like this film. I am a huge fan of Corbijn's work; yet I must face the fact that this is his least successful picture.

Pattinson is awkward, uninteresting and at no point do I care about his struggles. DeHaan emulates Dean very well but this is also a character that doesn't create much emotional interest.

Some of the highlights are the story itself, the production design and the cinematography.


0 comments, Reply to this entry

Chappie No Home

Posted : 1 year, 8 months ago on 29 January 2016 04:14 (A review of Chappie)



Blomkamp proves he still has a lot to prove since his impressive 'District 9' debut. This movie is a bit misunderstood and under appreciated yet I completely understand the underwhelming positive reactions to it. What I've said makes as much sense as anything in this movie


0 comments, Reply to this entry

A True Grind

Posted : 1 year, 8 months ago on 26 January 2016 02:46 (A review of Mississippi Grind)


Mendelson and Reynolds make a decent duo in this formulaic movie that has the usual frustrations that come with gamblers.  

It's a true grind, so at least the title is accurate.

Ryan Fleck does a fine job at the helm, but he had a lot of promise as a young filmmaker with 'Half Nelson' and 'Sugar'. He seems to be taking a step back here.


0 comments, Reply to this entry

Not Trash

Posted : 1 year, 9 months ago on 19 January 2016 03:07 (A review of Trash)



Stephen Daldry is a pretty consistent director and this movie is no exception. However I couldn't help but desire more from a director that has directed such emotional films as 'The Reader' and 'The Hours'


0 comments, Reply to this entry

7 Days in Hellarious Gags

Posted : 1 year, 9 months ago on 9 January 2016 03:11 (A review of 7 Days in Hell)

A silly mockumentary that had me laughing quite a bit. It has a great pace to it but I found the finale to be a bit of a letdown. There are two casting choices that prevented this from being even better: Kit Harrington and Lena Dunham


0 comments, Reply to this entry

Strong Man, Weak Cut

Posted : 1 year, 9 months ago on 6 January 2016 04:29 (A review of Strongman)

An entertaining yet poorly edited documentary about a very interesting and strange subject and world unfamiliar to most. This could have been handled more creatively, been shorter and had more of a purpose by the end. But hell, I can't deny the entertaining subject and his passion.


0 comments, Reply to this entry

White House Down to Kill

Posted : 1 year, 9 months ago on 6 January 2016 03:35 (A review of White House Down)



A generic action film with laughable moments (both intentionally and not) and likable leads. It's better than "Olympus Has Fallen" in that it doesn't take itself too seriously. Perhaps with time some of these scenes can be iconic for kids my age when I saw 'Independence Day', perhaps...


0 comments, Reply to this entry

Side by Side by Keanu

Posted : 1 year, 9 months ago on 6 January 2016 03:12 (A review of Side by Side)

I find the topic very interesting and it's great to see interviews with so many directors/cinematographers whom I admire; but in the end it felt like something I could unintentionally come across on Youtube and/or pass it off as a direct-to-video feature.


0 comments, Reply to this entry

Youth Without Youth or Heart

Posted : 1 year, 9 months ago on 27 December 2015 11:33 (A review of Youth Without Youth)



Tim Roth pulls off one of his best performances in this beautifully shot and strange story written and directed by Francis Ford Coppola. But ultimately it falls short on emotional impact and resonance.


0 comments, Reply to this entry

The Lorax

Posted : 1 year, 10 months ago on 3 December 2015 11:19 (A review of The Lorax)

The message is anything but subtle and thankfully neither is the comedy.

The casting of DeVito was perfect, leading a decent voice cast overall.

Overall, it was surprising good, nothing special or new, as far as writing, animation, editing, but good overall. 6/10 seems it is!


0 comments, Reply to this entry



Insert image

drop image here
(or click)
or enter URL:
 link image?  square?

Insert video

Format block