“Begins and ends with Natalie Portman’s powerful performance, as she masks her pain with poise.”

Blue Jasmine

“It’s Cate Blanchett’s total commitment to the role that gives the film its gravitas.”


“Some inspired casting decisions were made giving it just enough stamina to see it through.”

Green Lantern

“A lackluster way to set up a franchise that might not even get off the ground.”

An Education

“A beautifully-written character study about a teenage girl blinded by the idea of love.”


“It’s really surprising how entertaining ‘Orphan’ is in all its preposterousness.”