Tag Archives: Benedict Cumberbatch

August: Osage County (2013) – Nick’s Review

★★★★1/2
Very satisfied with how this film turned out and there’s no doubt that this film has one of, if not, the best ensemble casts of the year. Continue reading

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2013: Mike’s List of the Great Performances

A look at the Great Performances, both on screen and off screen in 2013′s Year In Film. Continue reading

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Hobbit, The: The Desolution Of Smaug (2013)

★★★★
…Made me want to go rewatch the Lord Of The Rings trilogy and in all ways, that is a good thing. Continue reading

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12 Years A Slave (2013)

★★★★★
There have been films about slavery before, but nothing quite like this. Nothing as visceral. As impacting. And as downright discomfiting as this Continue reading

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Fifth Estate, The (2013)

★★
Has no idea what stand it should be taking or what statement it wants to make. Continue reading

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Star Trek Into Darkness (2013)

★★1/2
…all I can recall specifically is the listlessness and boredom I was wrestling with… Continue reading

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Hobbit, The: An Unexpected Journey (2012)

★★1/2
“…a most unexpected journey indeed.” Continue reading

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War Horse (2011)

[Rating:3/5]
“…while I admire it and appreciated seeing it, I can only provide the slightest of recommendations for it. A likable disappointment if there ever was one.” Continue reading

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Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (2011)

[Rating:3/5]
“…a meticulously crafted film, with a rich and rewarding ensemble giving terrific performances up and down the card. And yet, I really cannot profess any more praise than that. Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy is cold to the touch…” Continue reading

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