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The end, one more time

Apocalypse imagined is more disturbing than what is revealed in ‘The Rover’

Categories: Film Author: Michael Nordine Date: 06/12/2014
Picture imperfect

Half the fun of ‘Words and Pictures’ is watching the main characters get to where you know they’ll end up

Categories: Film Author: Michael Nordine Date: 05/22/2014
American Dreamers

Harsh life in a new land take its toll in ‘The Immigrant’

Categories: Film Author: Michael Nordine Date: 05/15/2014
Life of the party

Gia Coppola is more interested in understanding than sending up her teen characters in ‘Palo Alto,’ while Richard Ayoade brings little new to an old narrative in ‘The Double’

Categories: Film Author: Michael Nordine Date: 05/08/2014
Road to redemption

One wrong choice is the difference between good and bad in ‘Locke'

Categories: Film Author: Michael Nordine Date: 04/20/2014
Theory of Entanglement

‘Only Lovers Left Alive’ provides a beautiful reflection on the nature of humanity as seen through the eyes of vampires

Categories: Film Author: Michael Nordine Date: 04/10/2014
Other worlds

‘Nympho II’ is TMI while a lack of clarity helps sell ‘Under the Skin’

Categories: Film Author: Michael Nordine Date: 04/02/2014
Blood and guts but no soul

‘The Raid 2’ tries too hard at besting its predecessor

Categories: Film , Film Reviews Author: Michael Nordine Date: 03/27/2014
Enough is never enough

Emotionless sex is the least of the problems depicted in ‘Nymphomaniac: Volume I’

Categories: Film , Film Reviews Author: Michael Nordine Date: 03/20/2014
Lean and very mean

The outcome of ‘Grand Piano’ hinges on one wrong note 

Categories: Film , Film Reviews Author: Michael Nordine Date: 03/13/2014