ANOTHER EARTH (Mike Cahill, 2011)

I think the low-budget indie feel helped a lot in making this film more grounded. I liked the human drama that unfolded before it became a full-on science-fiction movie. The ending raised more questions and it ultimately veered away from its more engaging tale of redemption. Brit Marling (in a breakthrough performance) completely captured the […]

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ANONYMOUS (Roland Emmerich, 2011)

This is probably the first Roland Emmerich movie that I liked without feeling guilty after. It’s a big departure from his senseless action flicks. Imagine a retelling of Shakespeare’s story as read on Page Six and you get pulpy good fun ala Shakespeare in Love. Only as a tragedy. The entire British cast is spectacular, […]

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