The Brave One(2007)

"what the narrative may lack in depth and dimension is balanced out by the cinematography"

So what would it take to turn a happy 30-something New Yorker, in love with her city and her fiancée, into a cold blooded murderer? How about being attacked and brutally beaten in Central Park by a gang of thugs, then waking up in hospital only to find out that the love of your life has be...

by Anna Kostyrina

Evening(2007)

"the film's cleverness is derived from the way it defies all of our expectations"

Evening, easily one of the most thoughtful and thought-provoking movies I've ever seen. That doesn't mean it's the best... but it is good. The acting is all fantastic, but really how could you go wrong with this cast. Toni Collette does a wonderful job as the confused daughter who has to watch he...

by Jessica Alken

Superbad(2007)

"so many mind bogglingly hilarious one-liners in the film that I will need to watch it again"

I found Superbad to be surprisingly brilliant. There were so many mind bogglingly hilarious one-liners in the film that I will need to watch it again to see which ones I missed while I was laughing. This is a film that I could definitely watch again. It had its completely gross-out awkward moment...

by Jessica Alken

December Boys(2007)

"rather predictable and unexciting"

It's clear that Danielle Radcliffe wanted to take on something different, and what could be further away from the magical world of Hogwarts than Australia's bush and golden sands? Unfortunately the beautiful seaside is close to the only thing going for December Boys. The plot was rather predictab...

by Jay Patterson

Atonement(2007)

"My brain tends to turn to mush in the presence of greatness. This makes it difficult when I want to write about something that I thought was truly brilliant..."

My brain tends to turn to mush in the presence of greatness. This makes it difficult when I want to write about something that I thought was truly brilliant. It is so much easier to write about something that is rubbish.

Atonement is pure poetry on film. From the hazy, dreamy, hopeful day...

by Jessica Alken

Breach(2007)

"There's not a lot of action in this film but it held your interest throughout the film"

I had the opportunity to see the film and engage in a Q&A with Billy Ray, Chris Cooper and Ryan Phillippe. I went to see a preview of this film last night and I will say that I enjoyed it very much, although it did drag somewhat in spots. The acting especially by Chris Cooper was very good as...

by Jessica Alken