Horrible Bosses, Hilarious Movie

Horrible Bosses plays like a more broad, mainstream Coen Brothers movie.  And that’s just fine with me. In classic film noir fashion, we see a scatterbrained plan from three knuckleheads (Jason Bateman, Charlie Day and Jason Sudeikis) quickly spiral out of control before they realize they’re in way over their heads.  And as with any … Continue reading

The Way Back

17th century writer Blaise Pascal once apologized for writing a particularly lengthy letter, offering the explanation that he didn’t have enough time to write a short one.  The Way Back, the true story of seven men who escaped from a Soviet prison during World War II, is Peter Weir’s first film since 2003’s Master and … Continue reading

DVD Review: The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus

Note: I don’t typically write full-length reviews of movies that are no longer in theaters as I feel that immediacy is a large part of a movie review’s relevance.  I’m making an exception for this one, though, as it comes out on DVD in a couple of days and a 100-word blurb would simply not … Continue reading