Argo

At the risk of offending someone, I must quote Mr. Arkin’s memorable line, “Argo f**k yourself!” See this gut-wrenching movie and you will understand its comic significance.

Liberal Arts

How could John Radnor’s film that co-stars Elizabeth Olsen and Zac Efron be remotely entertaining, not to mention intellectually stimulating? Go see it and find out.

The Perks of Being a Wallflower

Though her comrades are extraordinary, Emma Watson is magnetic. For all Harry Potter’s magical powers, how could he possibly have failed to marry Hermione?

Pitch Perfect

Pitch Perfect is nothing less than pitch perfect. Write it off as a Glee parody if you want, but it joins The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel and The Perks of Being a Wallflower… Continue reading

The Master

The sad fact is that The Master is a disaster.

Trouble with the Curve

This film is living proof as to why Spring training baseball is still fun even if you are rooting for a losing team.

Killer Joe

I can only say that if you see this film, you will never again be able to eat a chicken leg with any peace of mind.

ParaNorman

While the statue in ParaNorman of the feared witch closely resembles Margaret Hamilton from The Wizard of Oz, what if she really was a 12-year-old girl wrongly executed 300 years earlier who now… Continue reading

The Intouchables

A French film with English subtitles, I can’t imagine anyone seeing a more satisfying, humane film this year.