Andrea's Review of "The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies"
Well, that really didn't need to be three movies.
People have been saying that about “The Hobbit” movies from the beginning, but “The Hobbit: The Battle Of The Five Hours...err, Armies” really hammers the point home.
Andrea's Review of "Force Majeure"
Everyone goes under the microscope in “Force Majeure,” and nobody walks away clean. It's an extremely well crafted film, but the most remarkable thing about it is its awareness. Many American movies (often in the independent or indie scene) are interested in exploring the various issues at play in “Force Majeure,” but are blocked by the filmmakers' own isolation from any other kind of people but their own. Most are unaware or uninterested in how their own privilege plays a part in their story. (See “Obvious Child” and even “Whiplash.” Would the protagonists be able to accomplish half as much if they had to work full-time?)
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A lover of all movies. Steve will watch anything from classic silent films to modern horror films. Obsessed with the Oscars and Film festivals. Steve prides himself on watching every movie on the AFI 100 Greatest Movies and every Oscar winner.
A film fan from an early age, Chris is a true cinephile. Starting with his first big screen experience, Star Wars to the current indie films, it's obvious he is obsessed with film. Chris has been writing about film and television since the early days of the internet. Chris is also a member of OFTA, the Online Film and Television Critic's Association.