American Hustle: David O. Russell Does it Again

I’m not sure why I’m only getting around to writing this review now, but I figured I’d write something about American Hustle. American Hustle, released in 2013, is David O. Russell’s latest endeavor. His last two movies, Silver Linings Playbook and The Fighter happen to be two of my favorite films. Russell’s movies take you on great adventures that…

Captain Phillips: Tom Hanks At His Best

**NO SPOILERS** Captain Phillips is the Paul Greengrass’ latest movie (director of The Bourne Ultimatum). It stars Tom Hanks as Captain Rich Phillips, a cargo ship captain who is put in an extremely intense situation when pirates try to board his ship. Any other plot details would spoil the plot. When I went into this movie…

Green Lantern: Kill Me Now

**SPOILERS BUT WHO REALLY CARES** So normally I try to avoid spoilers in my reviews because having the plot of a movie spoiled makes watching the movie so much less enjoyable. However, when it comes to The Green Lantern, I think spoiling is the best way to go. If my spoilers dissuade you from watching the…

Gravity Review: Out of this World (Sorry I Had To)

**NO SPOILERS** How many of you dreamed of being an astronaut at some point in your life? I know I have, and I’m sure many of you have as well. However, after seeing Gravity, i have started to question this dream. Without spoiling the plot, Gravity is about space, and its many beauties, as well as its many…

Don Jon: A Great Directorial Debut!

**NO SPOILERS** So I just got back from the theater after having seen Don Jon. For those of you who have no idea what this movie is, it’s Joseph Gordon-Levitt’s personal project. This is a movie he wrote himself over the past year or so, and directed himself. He also plays the main character, Jon, an…

42: Very Nearly a Home Run

*SPOILERS BUT IT’S BASED ON A TRUE STORY ANYWAY I just got back from the advance screening of the movie 42, and I must say, from my initial reactions, this movie was amazing. I’m not really into any sports in particular. I enjoy going to the games, but I am not an avid follower of…