Reel Shorts | Inception

16 07 2010

This review first appeared in Jet Magazine.com. To read this review at its original source, click here.

Sweet Dreams Are Made of These!
There are very few directors who have the ability to not only create art, but to also impact the culture. After redefining the comic crime genre with 2008’s “The Dark Knight,” Christopher Nolan’s latest film, “Inception” is a cinematic tsunami bursting with visual creativity and unbridled imagination. To simply call it a movie minimizes Nolan’s visionary achievement. “Inception” is an unforgettable experience that will stay with you — even into your dreams. Read the rest of this entry »





First Look | Inception

12 07 2010

There are several directors that every new project is a cause for celebration because you’re going to see something interesting. Christopher Nolan certainly fits into that category as we brace for the unbridled joy of his latest mind bender, “Inception.” Read the rest of this entry »





Reel Shorts | Shutter Island

19 02 2010

Fantasy Island
The fourth collaboration between master filmmaker Martin Scorsese and Leonardo DiCaprio is the long-awaited psychological thriller, “Shutter Island.” Despite a strong opening filled with tons of potential, Scorsese is hamstrung by a script that boxes itself into a corner suffering from an over-long ending that is noble yet tests the audience’s patience. Read the rest of this entry »





Trailer Park | Inception

25 08 2009

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For all of the fans and followers of director Christopher Nolan since his uber-blockbuster, “The Dark Knight,” worry no more. Here is early look at the teaser trailer for his next film, “Inception.” Read the rest of this entry »





Scorsese’s “Island” Shuttered to February!

21 08 2009

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Last fall, it was the Jamie Foxx/Robert Downey, Jr. drama, “The Soloist” that was moved from November to May over creative differences. Not even the combination of A-listers Martin Scorsese and Leonardo DiCaprio could stop “Shutter Island” from being a player in this year’s Oscar race. Read the rest of this entry »





Trailer Park | Shutter Island

23 07 2009

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Leonardo DiCaprio and Martin Scorcese have reunited to create a very intense and dark thriller entitled, “Shutter Island.” The film marks a stark departure from the films this talented auteur usually produces. Read the rest of this entry »





21 Favorite Romantic Films

18 07 2009

Love Jones
With the release of one my colleagues, Brandon Fibbs, ABSOLUTELY favorite movie of the year, (500) Days of Summer, we take a look at our 21 Favorite Romantic Films. Read the rest of this entry »





Depp to Play Sinatra in Scorcese Biopic?

18 05 2009

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Nothing SCREAMS Oscar more than when an acclaimed director, an A-plus actor and one of the most decorated entertainers in history converge to create hopefully a film masterpiece. One could only hope director Martin Scorcese’s “Sinatra” lives up to the hype. Read the rest of this entry »