Daily Archives: December 12, 2014

Movie Review: “Citizenfour”

It’s not unusual for a documentary filmmaker to keep herself out of the story he or she is telling, even if the filmmaker is asking questions of the subject of the movie. But there’s something special about Laura Poitras’s self-omission … Continue reading

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Movie Nation Interview: Questions for Christoph Waltz?

He’s got two Oscars and is Tarantino’s go to villain or anti hero. He’s the new Bond villain. He’s the grinning Teutonic beast we all love to hate. But Christoph Waltz’s best work might be charming sweet little Amy Adams … Continue reading

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Weekend Movies: “Exodus” panned, “Inherent Vice” endorsed, “Top Five” embraced

Ridley Scott’s Biblical epic had critics — what, exactly? Missing “The Ten Commandments” (I could see that), mocking the idea that the voice Moses hears at the Burning Bush is actually a testy little British boy, disliking being reminding of … Continue reading

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Movie Nation Interview: Questions for Mark Wahlberg?

He’s an entrepreneur, actor with some clout and a former pop star (rapper seems an exaggeration) in search of pardons for his rough and violent and criminal teen years. The last item will be old news by the time my … Continue reading

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