The Happenings at “The BirdCage”

S. LaMere Politics. Drama. Sass. Drag. This movie has it all. The American counterpart to¬ La Cage aux Folles¬ (France 1978),¬ The Birdcage¬ (1996), is by far my favorite feel-better film. Actually,...

Constricting Space: “Gravity”

D.M. Haight There are only a few films that can legitimately inspire. In 90 minutes Alfonso Cuarón's Gravity did more for Science Fiction than many of the films in the genre have done in a...

Tina Fey Is Okay in “Admission”

J. Schmidt Who could turn down the opportunity to watch a movie that brings together two of the most charming and seemingly down-to-earth comedic actors of our day and age? I almost did! I had...

Partying with “The Great Gatsby”

S. LaMere When I left high school English class, I thought I never wanted to hear the name Jay Gatsby ever again. ¬ I had mistakenly hated¬ The Great Gatsby¬ by F. Scott Fitzgerald by associating it with...

Maybe Not “World War Z”

Nick Delaney This past summer I found myself sitting in the local theater watching¬ World War Z.¬ After exiting the movie theater I sighed and felt somewhat robbed. Blockbuster-type action movies...