Category: Reviews

In Theaters – “RoboCop”

RoboCop (2014; Dir.: Jose Padilha) Grade: B By Mike Dub Jose Padilha’s spirited remake of RoboCop is one of the nicer surprises to come out in some time.  Energetically directed with a mostly clever script and a fun supporting cast, it is marginalized only by occasional, errant attempts at […]

RIP Philip Seymour Hoffman

*Originally published on the ESFS blog on November 12, 2008. THE SAVAGES (2007; Dir.: Tamara Jenkins) GRADE: A- By Daniel Barnes I have long been a sucker for dysfunctional family dramedies, and this story of immature middle-aged siblings re-connecting over their abusive father’s dementia is no different. It […]

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