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Only Lovers Left Alive (2014)

Review by-Jarrett Leahy Adam is a disillusioned and reclusive musician whose growing popularity in the underground rock scene is only making him more depressed. Sensing his increasing despondency, Eve, Adam’s life-partner and confidant, decides it’s time to make the long pilgrimage to reunite with her lover. Unfortunately, their passionate reunion is unexpectedly interrupted by Eve’s […]

R.I.P. Lord Richard Attenborough (1923-2014)

IN MEMORIAM TOP 6 LIST: RICHARD ATTENBOROUGH Best recognized by many for his iconic role in Jurassic Park, British actor/director Richard Attenborough received two Academy awards for his work on the 1982 Best Picture winner, Gandhi, including one for Best Director. Attenborough also directed Chaplin, the biopic that earned Robert Downey, Jr. his first Oscar […]

Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind (1984)

From August 25th-31st, over 100 movie reviewers & bloggers are joining forces to celebrate the films of 1984. Our contribution to the “1984 A-THON” is Hayao Mayizaki’s animated classic, Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind. Visit the website if you’d like to read reviews by any of the other contributors. Review by-Jarrett Leahy […]

Locke (2014)

Review by-Jarrett Leahy Ivan Locke is a devoted husband and father who’s established himself as a top construction manager in England. His latest job is a massive skyscraper that requires one of the largest concrete footings ever poured in Western Europe. However, on the eve of this most important professional endeavor, Locke receives a life-altering […]

Boyhood (2014)

Review by-Jarrett Leahy Boyhood is the moving story of growing up as told from the perspective of Mason Evans, Jr., an absorbing young boy extraordinarily brought to the screen by the heralded newcomer Ellar Coltrane. As Mason matures and experiences life’s little joys and difficulties, we literally get to witness this boy and his older […]