Monthly Archives: May 2011

‘Incendies’ (Movie Review) ***1/2

Recently I reviewed the very good 2010 foreign language Oscar-winning film, “In a Better World.”  Today, I am writing about “Incendies,” one of the other nominees, representing Canada, in the same Oscar category. Side note: I have seen and reviewed four of the five 2010 foreign … Continue reading

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Do you facebook or twitter? If so, follow me there. Or don’t.  No pressure. This is me on Twitter: @filmdrift Here’s my facebook page. -Sam  🙂

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‘In a Better World’ (Movie Review) ***

This past February The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences awarded the 2010 best foreign language Oscar to the Danish film “In a Better World.” The film is at times great, though it does not sustain its greatness through its final act.  “In a Better … Continue reading

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‘Priest’ (Movie Review) ** 1/2

Once again my tastes are a little out of step with other film critics.  My 2.5 out of 4 stars rating of the movie “Priest” is well above the average ratings at Metacritic, RottenTomatoes and IMDB.  But as I’ve written before, variety is the spice … Continue reading

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Movies Opening This Week

Just a few stills from movies opening this week . . . “Priest” looks  . . . deadly: “Everything Must Go” stars Will Ferrell: “Bridesmaids” looks to have a funny cast, including Kristen Wiig: “Hesher” features Joseph Gordon-Levitt: Do you … Continue reading

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The Three Best (and Worst) Movies So Far in 2011

We ‘ve just passed the one-third mark of the year.  I’ve watched about thirty movies in theaters in 2011.  So I thought it would be fitting to give a recap of my three favorite–and least favorite–movies of the year (so far). The Three Best: Before I … Continue reading

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