Thursday, October 30, 2014

Life of Crime

An very average drama with above average acting but not enough originality to make me interested. Just good. 3/5

Life of Crime on Netflix

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Crave

This thriller had an interesting premise but it was brought down by mediocre execution and poor acting. Shame. 3/5

Crave on Netflix

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Broken

What a terribly and tragically beautiful film this is, blending beauty & heartbreak so seamlessly. Just divine. 4.5/5

Broken on Netflix

Saturday, October 25, 2014

The Signal

This is an incredibly well plotted sci-ci thriller - it kept me guessing right to the end. Well directed & acted. 4/5

The Signal on Netflix

Friday, October 24, 2014

The Unknown Known

Errol Morris does it again with this fascinating portrait of Rumsfeld, who proves to be a formidable subject. 5/5

The Unknown Known on Netflix

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Snowpiercer

This was AMAZING. The South Korean direction blended with top-notch American/English acting was sublime. Perfect. 5/5

Snowpiercer on Netflix

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Venus in Fur

This was an incredibly clever drama with a wonderful rich story & great characters. I'm surprised how good it was. 4/5

Venus in Fur on Netflix

Sunday, October 19, 2014

Fed Up

There's nothing new in this documentary but I did like the way it was broken down & analyzed. Not bad at all. 4/5

Fed Up on Netflix

Saturday, October 18, 2014

Bad Words

I'm shocked at how good this incredibly black comedy was. Fantastic pacing, great plot, wonderful acting. Wow. 4/5

Bad Words on Netflix

Friday, October 17, 2014

Ida

This Polish drama is simple & quiet, beautifully shot & lovingly edited, and packs a strong emotional statement. Lovely. 4/5

Ida on Netflix

Thursday, October 16, 2014

Whitey: The United States vs. James J. Bulger

This fascinating documentary about James Bulger breaks down a tremendous amount of information & is still entertaining. 4/5

Whitey: The United States vs. James J. Bulger on Netflix

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

The Woman

Wow, this is just bad on every level. It made very little sense & the ending was just bizarre. Not good. 2/5

The Woman on Netflix

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Cafe de Flore

I will never ever forget this movie as long as I love. Unbelievable powerful, emotionally devastating. Loved it. 5/5

Cafe de Flore on Netflix

Monday, October 13, 2014

Extracted

Another smart & stylish thriller with an original plot & wonderful execution - many good thrillers out these days. 4/5

Extracted on Netflix

Friday, October 10, 2014

Observe and Report

This older Rogen comedy is lackluster in every respect, it just didn't make a lot of sense. Disappointing. 2/5

Observe and Report on Netflix