“Before Midnight”Jun 14th, 2013 by Mark Metcalf
After another nine years, filmmaker Richard Linklater drops in again on a beautiful couple as they work out their romantic drama -- this time in sun-swept, romantic Greece.
Jun 2nd, 2013 by Mark Metcalf
While the cast of actors is astounding, director Louis Leterrier isn't on the same level, dragging down the film with dull special effects.
“Love Is All You Need”May 30th, 2013 by Mark Metcalf
Pierce Brosnan does remarkably well alongside Trine Dyrholm, in this tale of unexpected love that doesn't hesitate to get honest.
May 24th, 2013 by Mark Metcalf
Bahrani's brilliant successes with little-known casts don't translate to a bigger film with Hollywood veterans.
May 17th, 2013 by Mark Metcalf
While Mark's never been a Trekkie, this installment of the rebooted franchise leaves him looking forward to more.
“The Great Gatsby”May 14th, 2013 by Mark Metcalf
Baz Luhrmann's "Gatsby" delivers big stars and cinematic flash, but misses F. Scott Fitzgerald's elegance and depth of feeling.
Apr 26th, 2013 by Mark Metcalf
Jeff Nichols' script is an excellent star vehicle, but McConaughey is still too glamorous to sell the role.
Apr 19th, 2013 by Mark Metcalf
"The Company You Keep" could be a gripping film about the fine line between activism and terrorism, but Redford wastes his star-studded cast on melodrama.
Feb 22nd, 2013 by Mark Metcalf
Mark Metcalf breaks down this year's not-so-surprising Best Director snubs and pitches for his favorite Best Picture nominees.