Film Review: ‘Pearl Jam Twenty’

★★★★☆ Directed by Cameron Crowe, Pearl Jam Twenty (2011) is largely geared towards fans of the band, but offers much more than the anecdotal ramblings of a group of musicians trying to recount the years spent in an alcohol/drug-induced coma. Neutrals should enjoy listening to an articulate group of talented Continue Reading

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Film Review: Drive

★★★★☆ There’s something cinematically reassuring about smashing a human skull to pieces. Filmmakers from Martin Scorsese to Gaspar Noé have revelled in perhaps the ultimate act of human-upon-human violence. With noirish thriller Drive (2011) – starring Ryan Gosling, Carey Mulligan, Bryan Cranston –  Danish director Nicolas Winding Refn joins this elite club.At Continue Reading