Film Review: Edge of Tomorrow (2014)

Groundhog Day, Groundhog Day, Groundhog Day. These are the only words critics are using to describe the recent Tom Cruise actioner, Edge of Tomorrow, as if that 80's classic invented the concept of a time loop. Instead of cribbing from the Harold Ramis' comedy, Edge of Tomorrow (AKA All You Need is Kill) feels thematically…Read more Film Review: Edge of Tomorrow (2014)

Film Review: Prisoners (2013)

Prisoners is set in a economically depressed small-town suffering from barely hidden villainy. It's a chilly, nihilistic film, standing out even in a year filled with pessimism. Most of this you've seen before and most of it (particularly the ending) feels a tad preposterous. Additionally, the film falters because it can't decide on how best…Read more Film Review: Prisoners (2013)