Film Review: The Wolf of Wall Street

Martin Scorsese has made some of the most iconic films of our time: classics inspired by the history of cinema and including superior performances, cinematography, and editing that have in turn inspired countless other filmmakers. “Wolf of Wall Street,” the director’s latest collaboration with regular lead Leonardo DiCaprio, is a stunning combination of all the …

Film Review: 21 Jump Street

When the trailer for “21 Jump Street” first came out, my initial reaction was an extremely loud groan. To describe the last few buddy-cop comedies that have come out in the past few years as underwhelming would be too forgiving (‘Cop Out,’ and ‘The Other Guys,’ come to mind). So here we are, a few …

Review: Cyrus

‘Cyrus’ is the latest film from The Duplass Brothers, one of the groups behind an indie film movement called mumblecore. If you’re not familiar with the genre, its basically ultra-low budget films that foucs on relationships, using improvised scripts, and non-professioanl actors. Working up the ladder with films like ‘The Puffy Chair’ (which played at …

Review: Get Him to the Greek

‘Get Him to the Greek’ is the latest from writer/director Nicholas Stoller, and a spin-off of his previous film, the excellent ‘Forgetting Sarah Marshall.’ In this film, Russell Brand reprises his role of Aldous Snow, the controversial rocker, and is joined by Jonah Hill, who in this outing plays a new role, Aaron Green, a …