Posts Tagged ‘juno’

Charlize Theron (Mavis Gary), Patton Oswalt (Matt Freehauf), Patrick Wilson (Buddy Slade), Elizabeth Reaser (Beth Slade). Screenplay by Diablo Cody. Directed by Jason Reitman. Rating: 15. Running time: 94 minutes. Jason Reitman is back for the first time since Up In The Air with another sharp-hip comedy-drama, and it’s no surprise to discover that Young Adult is […]


Emma Stone (Olive), Patricia Clarkson (Rosemary). Screenplay by Bert V. Royal. Directed by Will Gluck. Rating: 15. Running time: 92 minutes. So I took a gamble and I got punished for it. This is a mess, and a mushy one at that. There’s a dash of decent comedy – a dash being a single scene […]


Jake Gyllenhaal (Robert Graysmith), Mark Ruffalo (Inspector David Toschi), Robert Downey Jr. (Paul Avery). Screenplay by James Vanderbilt. Directed by David Fincher. Rating: 15. Running time: 150 minutes.  David Fincher is obsessed with obsessions, and now I’m obsessed with him. Fight Club’s Tyler Durden was set on sparking an existentialist revolution and return to primitive manhood. The Social Network‘s […]


Julianne Moore (Jules), Annette Bening (Nic), Mark Ruffalo (Paul), Mia Wasikowska (Joni), Josh Hutcherson (Laser). Screenplay by Stuart Blumberg and Lisa Cholodenko. Directed by Lisa Cholodenko. Rating: 15. Running time: 106 minutes. A sex-obsessed piece of ‘hipster’ cinema, The Kids Are Alright tries to give us the colour palette and witty dialogue of modern hits […]


Alright, so as promised, for those like myself with a greater obsession over cinema and who are fortunate enough to live in a city with decent opportunities for watching smaller films, here’s the second batch of my recommendations regarding what to look out for this Fall. You should most certainly have the privilege of seeing […]


Aaron Eckhart (Nick Naylor), Cameron Bright (Joey Naylor), J. K. Simmons (BR), Robert Duvall (Captain), Katie Holmes (Heather Holloway). Screenplay by Jason Reitman. Directed by Jason Reitman. Rating: 15. Running time: 92 minutes. Reitman’s debut effort that looks like it set the tone for his career, Thank You For Smoking succeeds in making a mockery […]


George Clooney (Ryan Bingham), Vera Farmiga (Alex), Anna Kendrick (Natalie Keener), Jason Bateman (Craig Gregory). Screenplay by Sheldon Turner and Jason Reitman. Directed by Jason Reitman. Rating: 15. Running time: 108 minutes. It looked like it would be so dull, didn’t it? Seriously – George Clooney flying around sacking people for 2 hours non-stop. How […]