Posts Tagged ‘atonement’

by The Great White Gypsy People who could’ve directed The Soloist better than Joe Wright: Ron Howard Any 2nd year NYU film student A French tourist with a camcorder A retarded monkey The Soloist is the story of Steve Lopez, a columnist for the Los Angeles Times who is struggling for new material.  After a […]


 by The Great White Gypsy 1.  M. Night Shayamalan The Sixth Sense was freaking awesome, with an eerie atmosphere, and one of the best plot twists up to that point.  Everything M. Night has done since then has sucked balls.  Unbreakable was the worst superhero film ever (“They call me Mr. Glass.” Are you fucking […]


                    It’s 2009.  The Golden Globes have come and gone.  Obama is officially president.  We can finally put 2008 behind us, right?  Wrong.  Tomorrow, the Academy will announce its nominees for the 2009 Oscars ceremony on February 22.  Which means for the next month, you can […]


Atonement   This sophomore effort by Joe Wright is a directorial paint-by-numbers designed specifically to get an Oscar.  It is rigid, mechanical, and devoid of the emotions it is supposed to arouse.  The score, costume design, and cinematography are all solid, but not extraordinary.  The screenplay lacks the substance to make you believe James McAvoy […]