Historical

Wartime fairytale yields magic

The Book Thief  ★★★ (2013, Directed by Brian Percival) A beautiful, fairy tale infused horror story of war. Starring: Geoffrey Rush, Emily Watson, Ben Schnetzer and Sophie Nelisse. Written by Michael Petroni An historical, war drama. 2hr 11mins. PG, but does contain violence. When it comes to movies about WWII, none are more bleak or more […]

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American justice

3SR: Attention to detail undercuts the drama in a period piece that demands the truth. Starring James McAvoy, Robin Wright, Kevin Kline, Tom wilkinson, Evan Rachel Wood. Screenplay by James Solomon and Gregory Bernstein. Directed by Robert Redford. 122 minutes. Rated M for violence. ***1/2 In Hollywood, history is a crapshoot where any shred of […]

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