Daily Archives: April 27, 2014

Joe (2013) ☆☆☆1/2(3.5/4) : Cage and Green back in their element

 With its stark rural background and the people who really look like its squalid inhabitants, David Gordon Green’s new film “Joe” feels real at every minute. As we are absorbed by how it takes its time to establish its mood … Continue reading

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Point Blank (2010) ☆☆☆(3/4) : Passable but efficient

As revisiting French action thriller film “Point Blank”, I thought about how familiar a certain thriller premise is. In many thriller films like this one, an ordinary guy suddenly finds himself being blackmailed to do something not so good while … Continue reading

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Only God Forgives (2013) ☆1/2(1.5/4) : The stylish dud of this year

 As I became depressed during my viewing of “Only God Forgives”, my mind was transported to when I read one of those entertainingly scathing movie reviews included in my late friend/mentor Roger Ebert’s book “I Hated, Hated, Hated This Movie”. … Continue reading

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