Tag: Spielberg

Movie Review: Jurassic Park 3D

Jurassic Park: 3D | Director Steven Spielberg | Score: 4.9 As odious as the concept might be to film purists, it’s very difficult not to compare Steven Spielberg’s 1993 film to his previous monster masterwork, Jaws, from 1975. Difficult because…

Movie Review: The Adventures of Tintin

The Adventures of Tintin | Director Steven Spielberg | Score: 5.9 For manic Tintinologists, the apprehension towards this big-budget, motion-animation blockbuster from heavyweights Steven Spielberg and Peter Jackson (Spielberg directed; both of them produced, with Jackson taking the reins for…

Film Review: Super 8

Super 8 | Director J.J. Abrams | Score: 5.7 We open with a hanging safety sign inside a mid-state Ohio steel mill that keeps track of the number of consecutive days without an accident. As the shot lingers, a worker…

M.

M. – The Criterion Blu-ray Edition  |  Director Fritz Lang  |  Score: 9.4 A luminous masterwork from Fritz Lang. The story of a child murderer let loose upon an unnamed German city is less about heroes and villains than it…