Posts tagged with "2011"



Real Steel
You don’t expect to be blinking back tears in a movie about robot boxing, but I wager you will be.

Burning Man
Matthew Goode is seemingly inexhaustible as a Bondi chef struggling with a roaring onslaught of bereavement.

Bridesmaids
Led by a perfectly frazzled Kristen Wiig, five very funny maids make mincemeat of marital niceties.

Super 8
Writer-director J.J. Abrams builds his alien actioner from diffuse menace to full-scale havoc with the no-problemo proficiency of a big-time storyteller.

Midnight in Paris
If Woody Allen’s sweet treat doesn’t set you pining for the City of Light, you’re officially one tough crowd.

Shame
Michael Fassbender leaves nothing physical or emotional to the imagination in his fearless exploration of torment and self-loathing.

The Intouchables
Bracing and laugh-aloud funny, co-directors Olivier Nakache and Éric Toledano's tailor-made marriage of opposites is uplifting but never sanctimonious.

The Descendants
George Clooney in harried middle-aged dad mode? You’d better believe it.

A Separation
Writer-director Asghar Farhadi’s searing drama is part family crisis, part legal free-for-all and wholly, rawly human.