The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1

When Katniss destroys the games, she goes to District 13 after District 12 is destroyed. She meets President Coin who convinces her to be the symbol of rebellion, while trying to save Peeta… Continue reading

The Imitation Game

English mathematician and logician, Alan Turing, helps crack the Enigma code during World War II. 2014 has been a good year for British cinema, and I’ll point you to the recent list of… Continue reading

The Drop

Bob Saginowski finds himself at the center of a robbery gone awry and entwined in an investigation that digs deep into the neighborhood’s past where friends, families, and foes all work together to… Continue reading

Life Itself

The life and career of the renowned film critic and social commentator, Roger Ebert. I’ve made it clear before how much I admired Roger Ebert, the esteemed film critic who passed away after… Continue reading


A team of explorers travel through a wormhole in an attempt to find a potentially habitable planet that will sustain humanity. One of the most hotly anticipated movies of the year, the latest… Continue reading

The Maze Runner

Thomas is deposited in a community of boys after his memory is erased, soon learning they’re all trapped in a maze that will require him to join forces with fellow “runners” for a… Continue reading


A Duke’s son leads desert warriors against the galactic emperor and his father’s evil nemesis when they assassinate his father and free their desert world from the emperor’s rule. ‘Dune‘ is frankly an… Continue reading

Mr. Turner

An exploration of the last quarter century of the great, if eccentric, British painter J.M.W. Turner’s life. Mr. Turner, Mike Leigh’s biopic of the famous artist J. M. W. Turner, is an interesting… Continue reading

The Necessary Death of Charlie Countryman

While traveling abroad, a guy falls for a Romanian beauty whose unreachable heart has its origins in her violent, charismatic ex. This film originally premiered at the Sundance Film Festival way back in… Continue reading

The Elephant Man

A Victorian surgeon rescues a heavily disfigured man who is mistreated while scraping a living as a side-show freak. Behind his monstrous facade, there is revealed a person of intelligence and sensitivity. ‘The… Continue reading


When Lou Bloom, a driven man desperate for work, muscles into the world of L.A. crime journalism, he blurs the line between observer and participant to become the star of his own story.… Continue reading

Film of the Month – October

A strong month for the cinema in October, with 3 excellent films forming my top 3 for the month. 3. Fury The World War II genre is not exactly short of movies, but… Continue reading