Tag: Natalie Portman

Movie Review: Hesher

Hesher  |  Director Spencer Susser  |  Score: 6.1 T.J. (Devin Brochu), the adolescent protagonist in Spencer Susser’s dramedy, is living a hard-knock life, quite literally. Within the first 15 minutes of screentime, he has two major bike accidents, hit by…

Movie Review: Thor

Thor  |  Director Kenneth Branagh  |  Score: 3.5 Trust me, you’re much better off with a random episode of “He-Man.” Though not even that really captures the essence of just how piteously wasting of talent this movie goes. Slumming down…

Movie Review: Your Highness

Your Highness | Director David Gordon Green | Score: 5.4 At this point, we can all agree that Danny McBride’s comic persona is pretty much set in stone. He’s arrogant, boastful, oddly confident to the point of questioning literally everything…

Film Review: Black Swan

Black Swan  |  Director Darren Aronofsky  |  Score: 6.6 Generally, films about dance companies only go in one direction, the interpersonal squabbling and politicized desperation of the company members vying for one of the principal performer spots. In his new…