Tag: Julianne Moore

Film: Don Jon

Don Jon | Director Joseph Gordon Levitt | Score: 5.8 The first time I ever consciously watched anything with Joseph Gordon-Levitt, it was in Rian Johnson’s brilliant Brick, a twisty film noir set in a modern high school. As fascinating…

Film Review: What Maisie Knew

What Maisie Knew | Directors Scott McGehee & David Siegel | Score: 6.7 Some timeless literary works are, in fact, not so timeless. And they can be extremely difficult to re-imagine for a modern world (the scandalous events of The…

Film Review: Being Flynn

Being Flynn | Director Paul Weitz | Score: 6.4 As an actor, if you’ve been around long enough, you’re bound to start to repeat yourself. By the time your career has crested, you’ll have played dozens of husbands, fathers, boyfriends,…

The Kids Are All Right

The Kids Are All Right  |  Director Lisa Cholodenko  |  Score: 7.4 The characters and lives in Lisa Cholodenko’s films always appear fully realized and well-lived in, like a closet filled with slightly wrinkled and worn clothes. Her previous works,…

Chloe

Chloe  |  Dir. Atom Egoyan  |  Score: 3.8 If we can assume the average word count for a screenplay is around 20,000 words; it’s truly shocking how few of them you believe in Atom Egoyan’s new film. The hype of…