‘Zero Dark Thirty’ Review: Behind-the-scenes bravery

Zero Dark Thirty is a thrilling take on one character’s long and arduous process toward the discovery and killing of the al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden in 2011. It offers action, suspense, and a great deal of catharsis for the audience, making it truly a unique experience. However, some political issues may detract the critically acclaimed film’s ability to take top honors with audience members. Continue reading

‘Django Unchained’ Review: To laugh or not to laugh?

With Django Unchained being highly anticipated this holiday season, it’s unfortunate that while the film is thrilling, tense, and even humorous at times, it falls short in delivering excitement for the full 165 minutes. Continue reading

‘Les Misérables’ Review: The movie musical of dreams

Les Misérables has the difficult task of weaving film, literature, and musical theater into one enormous work of art while at the same time attempting to please fans’ high expectations. While there may be some imperfection within this process, Oscar-winning director Tom Hooper soars in bringing this completely engrossing and exceptionally fresh cinematic experience to life. Continue reading