Roger Ebert’s 4-Star review of Shame

A movie as bold as Shame is bound to be polarizing. Helping to offset some of the critics who are turned off for one reason or another, Shame earned 3 scores of 100 early on, Nov 8th (from Variety, The Hollywood Reporter, and Salon). Last night Roger Ebert added a 4th rave:...
Posted On 01 Dec 2011
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A Dangerous Method opens in New York to strong support

In a week of cinematic riches raining down from all directions, it’s tough to grab a turn at the mic for a moment. A.O. Scott turns our attention to A Dangerous Method by setting it on the pedestal of NYT’s Critic Pick. “A Dangerous Method” is full of ideas about...
Posted On 22 Nov 2011

Hugo clocks in with major raves from top critics

4-star reviews from The New Yorker, Variety, Box Office Magazine, The Hollywood Reporter. 4 stars from Roger Ebert. No fan of 3-D, Ebert says, “Scorsese uses 3-D here as it should be used, not as a gimmick but as an enhancement of the total effect.” David Denby at The...
Posted On 21 Nov 2011

Rex Reed: My Week with Marilyn is "a warm, wonderful and enchanting work of artistry"

An early look at Rex Reed’s rave review for My Week with Marilyn. What an extraordinary thrill to leave a movie exhilarated instead of drained, sated instead of empty, rejuvenated instead of depressed. It’s a magical experience. …Totally mesmerizing. This film might...
Posted On 21 Nov 2011

Rex Reed: My Week with Marilyn is “a warm, wonderful and enchanting work of artistry”

An early look at Rex Reed’s rave review for My Week with Marilyn. What an extraordinary thrill to leave a movie exhilarated instead of drained, sated instead of empty, rejuvenated instead of depressed. It’s a magical experience. …Totally mesmerizing. This film might...
Posted On 21 Nov 2011

More raves sweep ashore for The Descendants

(new TV spot in advance of tomorrow’s premiere in NY and LA) Already standing in strong position with the critics, The Descendants stock rises with raves today from A.O. Scott, Glenn Kenny, Betsy Sharkey and the rare 4-star review from Peter Travers. [Travers' review now...
Posted On 15 Nov 2011

More raves sweep ashore for The Descendants

(new TV spot in advance of tomorrow’s premiere in NY and LA) Already standing in strong position with the critics, The Descendants stock rises with raves today from A.O. Scott, Glenn Kenny, Betsy Sharkey and the rare 4-star review from Peter Travers. [Travers' review now...
Posted On 15 Nov 2011

J Edgar is a Love Story with one of the Best Performances of the Year

Eastwood’s movies weave a European mentality into our American mainstream. In Europe, in France especially, they are less anal about the three act structure, the protagonist’s arc, the “perfect” movie. The best European films seldom adhere to those rules....
Posted On 05 Nov 2011

Variety: Tintin is "Lavish." THR: "Visually Splendid."

The trades rave The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn. Variety: …Clearly rejuvenated by his collaboration with producer Peter Jackson, and blessed with a smart script and the best craftsmanship money can buy, Spielberg has fashioned a whiz-bang thrill ride...
Posted On 16 Oct 2011

Empire says Tintin is "gorgeous and faithfully whimsical"

Empire’s 4-star review raves “Spielberg has brought a boy’s heart, an artist’s guile, and a movie-lover’s wit” to Tintin: From the Nouvelle Vague flourish of the opening credits, featuring Tintin in silhouette dashing past giant typewriters and former foes,...
Posted On 16 Oct 2011