Movie Reviews

Movie Reviews

Frozen (2010)

Rating: 7/10 Frozen is the latest entry in the “bottle film” category. Usually a term applied to television shows, a bottle film is when a movie is shot at one location and that location only. Horror films, like this one, tend to use this method of filmmaking in order to build intensity and make its characters and audience claustrophobic, creating feelings of fear and begging the question “what would you do in a situation like…

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127 Hours (2010)

Rating: 7/10 127 Hours, the latest film from director Danny Boyle of Academy Award-winning Slumdog Millionaire fame, features sequences of stylistic peril, humor and one of the most gruesome scenes in recent memory. Unfortunately, although the real life story of mountain climber Aron Ralston may be harrowing and courageous, the film manages to fall in a trap itself where the story isn’t strong enough to sustain a full length motion picture. Rugged and revving to…