Whether it be the groundbreaking statement it made about the HIV/AIDS crisis or the haunting connection the show has with playwright Jonathan Larson's death, RENT has always been a somewhat sensitive subject for fans of musical theatre abound. Not that RENT was something that people didn't like to talk about, quite the contrary actually, but it's a show that is held in incredibly high regard by fans of Broadway and you'd be hard pressed to find a fan who…
It takes a while for Much Ado About Nothing to find its groove. The Shakespearean dialogue takes some getting used to, as with all of Shakespeare's works. I can't knock the film for staying faithful to Shakespeare's play because I think it's very brave for a filmmaker like Joss Whedon to try and tackle material like this.
I don't have a lot of problems with the film that would take away points from it, but I just wasn't that into…
Zero Dark Thirty is not a film that treats its audience with delicacy. The film is cold and calculated, like the characters, featuring unflinching looks at the torture of detainees and terrorist attacks all building up to the climax, which is one of the most intense sequences in any film I've seen in quite a while. Powerful and emotional, Zero Dark Thirty is the best film of 2012, but it is not my favorite.
A grimly beautiful vision of the future, or lack thereof, presented with artistic brilliance from visionary director Alfonso Cuaron. Though bleak, Children of Men liberates viewers by instilling hope in the characters. As a viewer, watching these characters try to survive is emotionally riveting. A masterpiece.