Tag Archives: Paul Giamatti

Ernest & Celestine (2014)

★★★★
Brings us back to why we all enjoy movies and storytelling in the first place. There is nothing wrong with revisiting the basics. 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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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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Turbo (2013)

★★★
Turbo may not be the best animated film of 2013, but it is certainly the most original and inventive one to come along so far this year. Continue reading

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Ides Of March, The (2011)

[Rating:3.5/5]
“Unfairly perhaps…the biggest flaw with “The Ides Of March” is that it fails to deliver in one key moment, keeping it from becoming not one of the best films of the year…just merely a good one.” Continue reading

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Win Win (2011)

[Rating:4/5]
“…smart, engaged, and cognizant of the world it lives in.” Continue reading

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Hangover Part II, The (2011)

[Rating:2/5]
“Rather rapidly, the film feels and begins to look desperate and defensive, not proactive and fearless like its predecessor.” Continue reading

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