Gone Girl Review

“Have you ever heard the expression, the simplest answer is usually the right one?” “To be honest, I haven’t found that to be true.”

That exchange, between two police officers in David Fincher’s Gone Girl, highlights exactly what makes it one of the best movies of the year. The twists and turns are too numerous to count.

Starring Ben Affleck, Rosamund Pike, Neil Patrick Harris and Tyler Perry, Gone Girl tells the story of a seemingly perfect couple, which is turned upside down when she goes missing.

Watch the trailer and then read my review.

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Ben Affleck is Batman

Late Thursday night, Warner Bros dropped a bombshell onto the internet when they announced, in a press release, that Ben Affleck is Batman. Specifically, he is Batman in the sequel to Man of Steel, currently titled Batman vs Superman. I thought Man of Steel was the best blockbuster of the summer but am not too excited about this casting announcement.

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2013 Oscar Predictions

There is something special about the Academy Awards. The glitz and glamour of the event, along with the history of the medium, make each Oscar ceremony stand out. For the first time since I started following the award circuit in 2009, I was able to see all the Best Picture nominees before the big day. And for the first time I reviewed the films on this site and can now make sound predictions. Read on to see who I think will take home Oscar tonight.

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Argo Review

Argo has been one of the most successful movies of 2012 and after finally seeing it for myself, I know why. Starring Ben Affleck, Alan Arkin, John Goodman, Victor Garber and Bryan Crantson, the movie tells the true story of the outrageous plan the CIA used to rescue six Americans from Iran in 1979. Affleck also directs and he has crafted an amazing thriller that stays true to the source, while still being a funny and exciting movie. Watch the trailer after the jump and then read my review.

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