I liked the Point Break remake better when it was called The Fast & the Furious.
Which is actually ironic, because this remake feels like it's trying to emulate the stunts and glamour of the Fast series, but ends up being more like the Extreme sports-porn of Vin Diesel's XXX.
I'm a huge fan of the original Point Break and think it's one of the most fun of 80s/90s action films and this movie just feels so dead, so boring, so…
Brie Larson and Jacob Tremblay are phenomenal together, I cried at least once, maybe twice, I wish it had more William H. Macy, the first half is definitely better than the second half, but wraps up in a really satisfying way. I'm really happy this got the last minute Oscars attention it did.
Alexander Payne is the master of good, quirky family drama without dialing up the quirk. This movie wasn't the masterpiece I was hoping for but I am a definite sucker for Father-Son drama, black & white cinematography, and movies about small towns. All the acting is superb especially Bruce Dern and June Squibb who are never affectionate but feel so real as an old couple. Actually the whole family feels extremely real and that's what I loved most about. Even Will…
Woo! First review on here!
I'm not sure if the rating is too generous or too harsh but it's definitely better than I expected it to be. Don't let the trailers/marketing fool you either. While this film has the elements of a horror flick it is far more slow burn drama/thriller than horror and don't let the R rating fool you either because besides a few F Bombs it could have easily been PG-13.
I've been a longtime fan of…