Posted in June 2012

Review: Brave, 2012, dir. Mark Andrews & Brenda Chapman

Review: Brave, 2012, dir. Mark Andrews & Brenda Chapman


​It’s no secret that I’ve been eagerly awaiting ​the release of ​Brave​ since 2009 (back when it still bore the superior title of ​The Bear and the Bow​); it hits theaters today, and it turns out there’s bad news and good news. The bad news about Brave is that it’s lesser Pixar. The good news is that lesser Pixar is still magical, transporting, and beautiful. Continue reading

The ‘D’ Is Silent: Django Unchained Trailer

The ‘D’ Is Silent: Django Unchained Trailer


I’ll just leave this right here. My tendency to go hot-and-cold on the films of Quentin Tarantino* is well-known; the fact that I am almost robbed of words to describe my feelings toward the teaser for his latest, Django Unchained, should speak highly of its quality**. From Christoph Waltz devouring the screen with the same satisfaction … Continue reading