Looper – 5/5 stars

After the dismal Men in Black III this summer, it seems that all hope was lost in finding a current, enjoyable yet smart film, which revolves around the concept of time-travel.  After his fantastic debut film Brick in 2005, Rian Johnson became a name to watch out for as a promising new director…then he made The Brothers Bloom (2008), starring Mark Ruffalo and Adrien Brody, which received lukewarm reviews. Now, he has … Continue reading Looper – 5/5 stars

Your Sister’s Sister – 3/5 stars

If there is one actor who has made a slow and steady career for themselves, it would be Mark Duplass. Probably best known for his role as Pete Eckhart in American TV sitcom The League on FX, as well as the director of 2010 Jonah Hill dramedy Cyrus and comedy Jeff, Who Lives At Home, starring Jason Segel that was released (albeit quietly) earlier this … Continue reading Your Sister’s Sister – 3/5 stars

The Five Year Engagement – 3/5 stars

The course of true love never runs smoothly as shit happens.  This is the case in Jason Segel’s latest film, The Five Year Engagement. Segel plays Tom, a sous-chef in San Francisco, who proposes to his girlfriend Violet (Emily Blunt) after dating for a year.  While they start to plan their wedding, Violet gets into a post-doctorate program that delays the impending nuptials. Real life, … Continue reading The Five Year Engagement – 3/5 stars