MATT’S REVIEW A Respectfully done Biopic that Moves at the Pace of its Subject. In The Theory of Everything Eddie Redmayne plays the brilliant scientist Stephen Hawking. The story follows Hawking from his early days at Cambridge, where he meets Jane (Felicity Jones). From there the movie chronicles their life together as well has his […]
MATT’S REVIEW Painfully Inspiring Masterpiece, Whiplash will leave its mark on you. In Whiplash, Miles Teller plays Andrew, a freshman at a very prestigious and exclusive music program in New York. His talent and work ethic gets him noticed by Fletcher (J.K. Simmons) who invites him to be part of the schools award winning jazz […]
MATT’S REVIEW Selma: A Very Important Film about a very important bit of History In Selma David Oyelowo portraits the legendary historical figure Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The story joins Dr. King from his Noble Peace Prize award presentation in Oslo Norway in 1965 through his famous march from Selma to Montgomery Alabama. The […]
MATT’S REVIEW A Beautiful Mind meets The Social Network, A Brilliant Masterpiece In The Imitation game Benedict Cumberbatch plays Alan Turing, the real life man responsible for cracking the Natzi Enigma machine. The Enigma machine was a code encrypting device that helped the Natzis communicate with what was then known as an unbreakable code. Alan […]
MATT’S REVIEW The Tedious Process of Foxcatching. In Foxcatcher Channing Tatum plays real life Olympic gold medal winning wrestler, Mark Schultz. In the early 80’s, Mark is hired by Billionaire John Du Ponte (Steve Carrell) to train him and a team of Olympic hopefuls for the upcoming summer games. John’s ulterior motive is to hire […]
MATT’S REVIEW Bradley Cooper is Right On Target as Chris Kyle, American Hero In American Sniper Bradley Cooper plays Chris Kyle, a real life Navy SEAL sharp shooter. The story is based on the Autobiography by Chris Kyle and chronicles his life and legend where he is reported to have over 150 confirmed kills in […]
MATT’S REVIEW Wild is One Reese Witherspoon’s Career Defining Roles. A Very Strong Performance. In the movie Wild (2014), Reese Witherspoon plays the real life Cheryl Strayed, a woman tortured by personal demons who makes a 1,100 mile hike from Mexico to Canada. Along with the evils of nature and evil nature of man she […]
MATT’S REVIEW In Gone Girl (2014) Nick Dunn (Ben Affleck) comes home on the day of his 5th anniversary to find his wife, Amy (Rosemund Pike) missing. Naturally being the husband of a missing woman, Nick is suspect number one. The police investigators and media begin to dig in for clues as we learn that […]
MATT’S REVIEW In Birdman (2014) Michael Keaton plays Riggan Thompson, an actor with a career path not unlike his own. Riggan was once Birdman, a Batman-esq blockbuster comic franchise. Only now Riggan is in the twilight of his career is attempting to make it back to relevance with a Broadway play. One that he funded, […]
Patricia Arquet as the mother warrants an Oscar nod more than any other in this film.
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