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Film Critic: Blue Valentine

February 7, 2014

By Nia Rutledge Alright, so Valentine’s Day is coming up. And this year, I’m going to get into the mood by watching a bunch of alternative, anti-love story movies. I’m started off by watching the film Blue Valentine (2010). The film was directed by Derek Cianfrance, who direct...

Film Critic: The Counselor

November 18, 2013

Photo Credit IMDB By Nia Rutledge This week I watched The Counselor. The movie was directed by Ridley Scott and the screenplay was written by Cormac McCarthy. Cormac McCarthy originally wrote the novel version of The Counsel...

Film Critic: The Shining

November 11, 2013

Photo Credit IMDB By Nia Rutledge The Shining was originally a novel written by Stephen King. Stanley Kubrick directed this film adaptation of the novel. I have to say, Stanley Kubrick is proving to be my favorite director. Diane Joh...

Film Critic: Gravity

October 21, 2013

Photo By IMDB By Nia Rutledge The film Gravity was directed and partially written by Alfonso Cuaron and Jonas Cuaron. Alfonso Cuaron is most commonly known for his work on Harry Potter and The Prisoner of Azkaban. The whole movie featured only seven charac...

Film Critic: Thinner

October 21, 2013

Image Credit: Wikipedia By Nia Rutledge Thinner is a film adaption of a novel written by horror and suspense author Stephen King. The film was directed by horror fanatic Tom Holland. Holland is well known for his work on Fright N...

Film Critic: Carrie (2013)

October 21, 2013

  Photo Credit: IMDB By Nia Rutledge Carrie (2013) is a remake of the original Carrie film made in 1976. Both are film adaptations of the Stephen King novel. Carrie (2013) was directed by Kimberly Peirce, whom has also directed Boy Don’t Cry...

Film Critic: Insidious: Chapter 2

September 30, 2013

The sequel to the horror movie Insidious was directed by James Wan. Other films directed by Wan include The Conjuring, and Saw. Wan co-wrote Insidious, and Insidious: Chapter 2  with Leigh Whannell. The main cast of the film consists of actors Patrick W...

Film Critic: Pulp Fiction

September 9, 2013

For my  “Classic Film of the Month” review I am going to be looking at the film Pulp Fiction directed by the world renowned Quentin Tarantino. Tarantino wrote the story alongside Roger Avary, and the cast consists of some of the most eminent actors in t...

Film Critic Introduction

September 6, 2013

Thriller, romance, horror, animation, comedy, action, drama, adventure, sci-fi, I hate over-hyped movies that end up being a let down; The trailer was every other commercial, updates on the movie suffocated your news feed, you dodge s...

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