Top Films of 2013

In celebration of the end of the year, I have decided to put together a list of my 10 favorite movies released this year. Whether because they changed my outlook, taught me something, were innovative or simply entertained me – the following are my favorites. I am completely incapable of ranking favorites, so disregard the…

2014 Oscar Predictions

The time of year is upon us: Oscars season. Every year, I pose the challenge to myself to see all of the Best Picture nominees and somehow have never been able to do it in the past. There’s always been one or two that I couldn’t get my hands on in time – but this…

Captain Phillips (2013)

This film is relentless. The first twenty minutes or so before Captain Richard Phillips (played by Tom Hanks) even gets on the ship are the only respite we have from the intense events of the hijacking. It also clocks in at just over two hours long, which isn’t overly long for a film, but left…