Archive for January, 2016

  • Movie Review: The Room (2015)

    Movie Review: The Room (2015)

    by Alan F. Zundel The best movies not only grip our attention, but rekindle our sense of humanity. “The Room” is such a movie. The subject matter might sound grim, but it burrows down to excavate the best part of […]

  • Movie Review: The Revenant (2015)

    Movie Review: The Revenant (2015)

    by Alan F. Zundel “The Revenant” is a spectacle; no doubt about it. With spectacular location shooting, spectacular action set pieces, and a spectacular recreation of the American frontier of the early 1800s, it will rivet your eyeballs to the […]

  • Movie Review: Spotlight (2015)

    Movie Review: Spotlight (2015)

    by Alan F. Zundel Smart, perfectly paced, and with uniformly good work from the cast—including standout performances from its supporting players—“Spotlight” is one of my top picks for the best films of 2015. The “Spotlight” of the title refers to […]

  • Movie Review: Kumiko the Treasure Hunter (2015)

    Movie Review: Kumiko the Treasure Hunter (2015)

    by Alan F. Zundel “Kumiko the Treasure Hunter” is a watchable but odd film. It won’t be to everyone’s taste. While combining a stylistically Asian first half with a homage to the 1996 movie “Fargo” in the second half, it […]