Tag: capsule reviews

2015 End-of-Year Cramfest Capsules, Part IV

By Daniel Barnes All hail, Awards Season!  Tyrant of all she surveys!  Oppressor of cinephiles!  Scourge of the pudgy and bespectacled!  Obvious Ben Whishaw fan!  Long may her tastefully bland mediocrities inexplicably occupy our otherwise intelligent thoughts! SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 29 Victor Frankenstein (Dir.: Paul McGuigan; GRADE: C+) Not […]

2015 End-of-Year Cramfest Capsules, Part III

By Daniel Barnes More coffee-fueled palaver about meaningless awards and reductive categorizations?  No problemo! WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 25 Love & Mercy ***REWATCH*** (Dir.: Bill Pohlad; GRADE: B+) The only real change from my initial assessment of this Brian Wilson biopic is that I severely underrated Paul Giamatti’s performance, probably […]