FILM REVIEWS

A cinematic rarity in We Are What We Are

A cinematic rarity in We Are What We Are

Here is a cinema rarity: an American remake that surpasses the foreign language original. In my review of Mexican Director’s Jorge Michel Grau’s Somos Lo Que Hay (We are What We Are) I wrote that the ...
A fantastic Japanese adaptation of Unforgiven

A fantastic Japanese adaptation of Unforgiven

You have to hand it to Yurusarezarumono’s (Unforgiven) Japanese producers and Korean Writer/Director Lee Sang-il, best known for Hula Girls, based on a true story of a group of girls who take up hula ...
Liam Neeson saves the day in Non-Stop

Liam Neeson saves the day in Non-Stop

Joyce Glasser reviews Non-Stop (February 28, 2014), Cert 12A, 106 min. Some Academy Award winning actors protect their status and image by carefully selecting scripts worthy of their talents. But, as ...
Moral separation in The Book Thief

Moral separation in The Book Thief

Adapted by Michael Petroni (The Rite, The Chronicles of Narnia: Voyage of the Dawn Trader) from Markus Zusak’s  Best Selling novel of the same name, The Book Thief is an English language tear-jerker s ...