The Odd Life Of Timothy Green (2012) Review

The Odd Life Of Timothy Green (2012) Review

This film is something of a curiosity. A sweet fairy tale fable in which wishes are granted in a quirky and offbeat way and the central characters learn heartwarming and valuable life lessons along the way. So far so Disney. The cast is likeable, with Jennifer Garner and Joel Edgerton playing Cindy and Jim Green, ..

Great acting puts the special in Midnight Special (2016)

Great acting puts the special in Midnight Special (2016)

There’s a vaguely timeless quality to Jeff Nichols’ first studio film, a sincere and almost reverent call-back to the spiritual sci-fi of the 1970s. When a determined father takes his son and goes on the run from the sequestered compound of the religious sect they live in, they find themselves not only hunted by his ..

Red Sparrow (2018) Review

Red Sparrow (2018) Review

Disney and Marvel can at least rest easy: “Red Sparrow” certainly isn’t the “Black Widow” solo movie by another name its marketing might have initially suggested. Instead, it’s something of a convoluted pseudo- John le Carré caper which leans heavily on sex, nudity and violence to disguise its flimsy characters and overcomplicated espionage shell game. ..