2/4, 2010s, Drama, Gilles Paquet-Brenner, Review

Sarah’s Key

I found this tedious and maudlin until the final act got going. It got better from there, but not enough to save the movie overall. I can see how many people would get hit by it emotionally, but I just didn't feel it, finding the character work too thin, the structure undermining to the overall… Continue reading Sarah’s Key

1/4, 2010s, Action, Die Hard, John Moore, Review

A Good Day to Die Hard

#5 in my ranking of the Die Hard franchise. I'm not one to demand that films in a franchise adhere to the conventions and formula of those that preceded it, so the fifth entry in the Die Hard franchise doing stuff like going to Russia and essentially becoming a spy action thriller don't bother me.… Continue reading A Good Day to Die Hard