Jurassic World is a bad impression of a Spielberg film. It rips off all of the bombast, but manages to capture none of the likability of the first one, instead resorting to basic fan service and overt nods to the original. Maybe worst of all, Jurassic World is stupid.
We’re back, live via Skype recording. This week, Eric, Trevan and Trey look at The Fifth Estate, the Wikileaks story courtesy of director Bill Condon. Then, they move on to discuss Carrie, the horror remake courtesy of the director of Boys Don’t Cry and Stop-Loss.We’ve also got a new poll: What is the best horror remake since the year 2000?
The overt and handsy camera work and lack of any satisfying emotional appeal in ‘Jeff, Who Lives at Home’ undermine the strength that it could have had.
‘Jeff, Who Lives at Home’ is a low-key comedy filled with excellent, naturalistic performances.
‘The Descendants’ is another nuanced look at the tragicomic world of the modern adult male from the man who brought us ‘Election,’ ‘About Schmidt,’ and ‘Sideways.’
SXSW 2011 reviews of The Innkeepers and The Key Man