Quick Takes – 09.10.12

Helvetica Grade B | 1st Viewing I've been meaning to check out Gary Hustwit's 2007 documentary about the ubiquitous typeface for some time now. It's a very competent, insider look at design and typography that…

REVIEW: Premium Rush (2012)

Grade: C+ I hate “non-stop action” movies. Movies are usually given this descriptor when a tone deaf director or editor thinks that the only way to keep excitement going is to have the entire movie…

FYC – 3 Not To Forget Come Oscar…

Every year come Oscar time I am always very angry that some of my favorite performances have been overlooked.  So, as my return post back to Film Misery after computer meltdowns and a vacation, here…

REVIEW: ‘Take Shelter’ (2011)

Grade: B+ Curtis LaForche, protagonist of the new film Take Shelter from director Jeff Nichols, would be a sympathetic protestor in the current Occupy Wall Street movement. He is a hard-working father and husband who…

Of the Day – 07.19.11

Read of the Day: An interesting article that addresses the debate about video games as art as it concerns film. [The Daily Notebook] News of the Day: Tom Hardy, who was recently seen in the…