The Wolf of Wall Street (2013)

The Wolf of Wall Street (2013) Directed by Martin Scorsese Written by Terence Winter Martin Scorsese has a knack and keen ability for making villains or just horrible people out to be humans one sympathizes with and almost roots for to win. In his Oscar nominated film, The Wolf of Wall Street, we may notContinue reading “The Wolf of Wall Street (2013)”

Kill Your Darlings (2013)

Kill Your Darlings (2013) Directed by John Krokidas Written by John Krokidas & Austin Bunn Now this is a movie I was really excited to see because I love the writers of the beat generation and have studied them extensively. I actually started my thesis with the topic or question of did drugs influence theContinue reading “Kill Your Darlings (2013)”

Enough Said (2013)

Enough Said (2013) Written and directed by Nicole Holofcener I heard a lot of rumblings about this movie since it was James Gandolfini’s last movie, with that said watching this movie was bittersweet. This film is a simple story about Eva (Julia Louis-Dreyfus), a massage therapist, who is divorced with a daughter who is aboutContinue reading “Enough Said (2013)”

Fruitvale Station (2013)

Fruitvale Station (2013) Written and Directed by Ryan Coogler I got to see this movie on my recent trip to Hawaii; the new Boeings are pretty sweet in that they have personal television sets for each passenger with new movies and HBO. Feeling excited on my way there, I decided to dive in and catchContinue reading “Fruitvale Station (2013)”

American Hustle (2013)

American Hustle (2013) Directed by David O’Russell Written by Eric Warren Singer and David O’Russell I finally had the chance to see American Hustle, I feel that I have read over the blogosphere mixed reviews on this film. From my personal perspective, I thought it was great, one of the best movies of 2013 andContinue reading “American Hustle (2013)”

Rush (2013)

Rush (2013) Directed by Ron Howard Written by Peter Morgan Over the weekend I saw Rush, the Ron Howard epic flick about two race car driving legends, James Hunt and Niki Lauda. First off, wow, this was an amazing movie and I was kicking myself for not having seen it on the big screen inContinue reading “Rush (2013)”

Beautiful Creatures (2013)

Beautiful Creatures (2013) Directed by Richard LaGravenese On Christmas Day, I was feeling quite under the weather and all I wanted to do was stay in and watch movies. I had recorded Beautiful Creatures a while ago and finally decided to put it on. I really just regretted that decision and should have just takenContinue reading “Beautiful Creatures (2013)”

About Time (2013)

About Time (2013) Directed by Richard Curtis Who doesn’t love a romance movie with Rachel McAdams? She is basically our generations Meg Ryan. Fortunately she doesn’t lose her memory in this film, nor does she get swept off her feet by Ryan Gosling (sigh). Overall, I would say that it is a pretty okay movie.Continue reading “About Time (2013)”

The Purge (2013)

Rental Lovin: The Purge (2013) Director: James DeMonaco I saw The Purge recently and I have to say it was the worst movie of 2013. Ok, that is a really bold statement to make, but the movie did not have a clear storyline and nothing connected made sense to me. Everything that the characters wouldContinue reading “The Purge (2013)”