Though the first half of the film connects viewers to Strayed’s life and confides in them her past struggles, it is missing the resolution that makes her 1,100 mile hike worth it.
In “Whiplash,” director Damien Chazelle leaves the audience battling the question: “Is it worth becoming a psychopath if great art results?”
With hard-hitting themes and cultural vibrance, “The Book of Life” joins the ranks of the growing body of animated movies that have abandoned cliche and antiquated sentiments of what it means to be a princess, petitioning for representation of a wider spread of cultures in film.
Clearly, this is not a typical political thriller.
But then there’s the whole zombie thing.
Produced by Guillermo del Toro, the mastermind behind “Pan’s Labyrinth,” “Mama” skyrockets the horror genre out of its typical cheap stereotype and into the spotlight.
Hatchet staff writers Julie Alderman and Karolina Ramos share their latest movie experience. “Les Misérables” (2012) ★★★★½✰ Devoted fans of the musical, and even those rare literature buffs who have read the novel in its entirety, may have their worries about “Les Misérables,” the film adaptation of the famed Broadway production. Will the film actors […]
When two major actors step out of their traditional cinematic comfort zones, it serves tales of mental illness well. Just ask Bradley Cooper and Jennifer Lawrence.
I’ll start by saying that Twi-hards will not be disappointed. When watching what we hope is the last of the “Twilight” franchise, one will get what anyone would expect from the teen romance saga: a shirtless Taylor Lautner, sappy clichés and sparkling vampires. If that isn’t what you’re looking forward to, then expect to be rolling your eyes all throughout the movie.
Why did it take this long for us to get an actual kung-fu movie from the Wu Tang Clan?