“Deliver Us From Evil” underwhelms with already overdone premise

As my search for a creeptacular horror movie continues, I stop at Deliver Us From Evil, a 2014 horror-thriller directed by Scott Derrickson, from whom we saw the chilling Sinister in 2012 (one of the better modern horror movies, if I may add, save for that ending), and starring Eric Bana, Joel McHale, Édgar Ramirez, Sean… Read More “Deliver Us From Evil” underwhelms with already overdone premise

Carell gives the performance of his career in “Foxcatcher”

On the morning of January 15th, 2015, the Academy Award nominees for this year were announced (see full list of nominees here) and to my utter happiness, I saw that Foxcatcher — a movie I’d finished watching literally 12 minutes before I watched the announcements live — had garnered an impressive five Oscar nominations. If ever… Read More Carell gives the performance of his career in “Foxcatcher”

Carell gives the performance of his career in ‘Foxcatcher’

On the morning of January 15th, 2015, the Academy Award nominees for this year were announced (see full list of nominees here) and to my utter happiness, I saw that Foxcatcher — a movie I’d finished watching literally 12 minutes before I watched the announcements live — had garnered an impressive five Oscar nominations. If ever… Read More Carell gives the performance of his career in ‘Foxcatcher’

“Escobar: Paradise Lost”: the account of one of the most wanted men of the twentieth century

Truth be told, I wasn’t expecting this to be a great movie going in, but I was pleasantly surprised by Andrea Di Stefano’s directorial debut. The film tells the story of notorious drug lord and criminal, Pablo Escobar. Back in the early 90s, Escobar reached the peak of his fame as one of the most wanted men… Read More “Escobar: Paradise Lost”: the account of one of the most wanted men of the twentieth century