Chronicle (2012)

Chronicle (2012) – The found footage film is getting kind of played out. I mean it started as more-or-less a novelty and now everyone’s doing it. Not to be confused with a mockumentary, which presents the film as a documentary (though sometimes as one gone horribly awry as in The Last Exorcism or Behind the … Continue reading

Let Me In (2010)

Let Me In (2010) — With an almost impossibly high standard to live up to, Cloverfield director Matt Reeves actually managed to make a very good movie.  Make no mistake: if you’ve seen Let the Right One In, you know point by point what’s going to happen in this movie.  Details are altered but it’s … Continue reading

Cloverfield (2008)

Cloverfield (2008) — I liked it.  More big monsters need to destroy more stuff.  I feel we don’t get enough of that in movies today… I think the big strength of the movie is that you barely get a good look at what’s going on.  You’re getting a very narrow view of a rather major … Continue reading