Film reviews and more

Day: 16 April 2014


Film Review: ‘Magic Magic’

★★☆☆☆ Young rising actors are habitually chambered within their childhood successes. Their infantile performance eventually pervert their latter day stardom. Michael Cera, the faint-of-heart, puerile stutterer, must be all too familiar with this misfortune. Renowned for playing the delicate skeptic, his post-adolescent career seemed to be almost cast […]


Film Review: James Dean – An Icon Restored

★★★★☆ During the infamous “chickie run” race in Rebel Without a Cause (1955), there’s a seemingly unassuming conversation that takes place between Nathalie Wood’s Judy and Sal Mineo’s Plato that neatly sums up five decades of audience fascination with James Dean. Plato – a shy, troubled lad – […]