Review: The Walk

Performance artists have done a lot of audacious things in the name of art or to make a statement of some sort, whether personal or political, but high-wire artist Phillippe Petit will forevermore remain on the list for his daring and illegal stunt of running a steel cable between the two towers of the World Trade Center and crossing the void on the wire on August 7, 1974. Tempting death makes for compelling drama and director Robert…Read More

Review: Looper

In the closing years of this century, organized crime syndicates have a problem with the standard tactic of threatening to kill someone for not cooperating because it appears that every person on Earth is tracked and can’t die without leaving vital information about their death behind. By a lucky coincidence, however, it turns out that time travel has been invented and while it quickly becomes illegal, it does offer a rather neat solution for the…Read More

Review: Inception

Inception is one of the most complicated stories I have ever seen on the big screen, but if you can figure out what’s going on, it’s an amazing movie filled with mind-boggling visuals and an intriguing exploration of how our minds work and the subconscious. It might also be the best movie of the summer, if not 2010. The story takes place in a near future where companies send agents to steal secrets from within…Read More

Review: (500) Days of Summer

There are few subjects that are more puzzling than love. What is it? How do you know when you find it? Will it last? Is there really “true love” and is there “the one” person out there who is your perfect match, someone who is your romantic destiny? That’s what (500) Days of Summer is about, and it’s a truly delightful, funny, heart-warming film. Summer, in the title, is not a season, but rather an…Read More