Rip-off remake is haunted by its original
It's one of those half forgotten facts that in 1982 on first release, Poltergeist got some pretty nasty reviews that praised its technique and blasted it for lacking soul.
Familiar premise made real by strong performances.
Certain movie story shapes never go away. No matter what the dominant trend is they turn up every season. Some are like unwanted guests and others like old friends. It just depends on the moviegoer’s own appetite. Or maybe their tolerance?...
A funny yet self-conscious crime caper.
As my fellow critics and I left the screening of Martin McDonagh’s Seven Psychopaths, we all riffed on what the violent comedy most reminded us of. 'It’s Adaptation directed by Oliver Stone"; 'Like Tarantino but with words by Mamet"; 'Barton...