Posts by Phil Brown

Trumbo Review

Can Trumbo rise above its award baiting, self-congratulatory Hollywood biopic trappings?

Spotlight Review

Spotlight tells the true story of the Boston Globe's pulitzer prize winning story on the Catholic Church's attempts to cover up child molestation. An excellent ensemble drama about the dying art of investigative journalism that's sure garner awards attention.

Heist Review

Gone are the days when DeNiro appearing in a film meant it was probably worth your time, yet Heist proves that he's still enough of a draw to get schlock like this theatrical distribution.

Victoria Review

Victoria is a heist film shot in one extended 2.5 hour take, but does it succeeds on levels apart from the technical?