Nick Belle

Review: Pineapple Express

As much as I like my highbrow cinema, I will admit that I am a sucker for some of the films Judd Apatow has produced, like Knocked Up, Superbad, and Forgetting Sarah Marshall (also I absolutely adore the killed-before-it really-had-a-chance […]

Review: Cassandra’s Dream

For me, Woody Allen’s dramas can be just as good as the comedies he’s better known for; and these dramas seem to fall into at least two different categories: those that are reminiscent of Ingmar Bergman’s work, such as Interiors […]

Review: There Will Be Blood

I’ve been a fan of Paul Thomas Anderson’s work since I first saw Sydney (more commonly known as Hard Eight). His subsequent films, Boogie Nights, Magnolia, and Punch Drunk Love, were all decent films and had much to admire; however, […]

Review: The Brave One

Admittedly my knowledge of British filmmaker Neil Jordan is lacking; I’m more familiar with his older works such as Mona Lisa, his gritty London underworld film from 1986. What he is probably best known for is his academy awarding winning […]

Review: The Fallen Idol

The Fallen Idol from 1948 was the first film created from the collaboration of director Carol Reed and writer Graham Greene. The duo would go on to work together on two more films, one of which is the widely popular […]

Review: Inside Man

Editor’s Note: This is an R rated movie (mostly language). Really good movie! But don’t grab it thinking you’re in for a family-friendly action-flick in the same vein as ‘National Treasure’… Inside Man by Spike Lee is considered by many […]