Avatar

Avatar  |  Dir. James Cameron  |  Score: 5.5 James Cameron’s films tend to work despite him. The sheer, sweeping power of the maritime disaster in Titanic enabled viewers to ignore the ham-fisted, cliché laden romance of the two young protagonists; similarly,…

Mother

Mother  | Dir. Joon-ho Bong  |  Score: 7.4 Joon-ho Bong’s new film begins in a swaying field of yellowed, tall grass. A woman comes up a small rise, staring into the camera, an intense, but inscrutable look in her eyes. Music…