2012 Retrospective: ‘Moonrise Kingdom’ – Wes Anderson’s Return to Form

There are some instances where a filmmaker stumbles on the road. In 2007, The Darjeeling Limited felt like a misfire for the successful indie darling Wes Anderson. A film about three brothers reuniting after the death of their father was well reviewed and featured some good performances. Yet it also raised questions about Anderson's ability to … Continue reading 2012 Retrospective: ‘Moonrise Kingdom’ – Wes Anderson’s Return to Form

Review: ‘Glass’ Proves M. Night Shyamalan Cannot Help Himself, Wastes a Great Cast and Premise

My last week was a sprint to get ready for Glass. To do that, I binged through the collected works of one M. Night Shyamalan, a director once tapped to be the next Spielberg. That, like saying a basketball player can be the next Jordan, remains an unfair label to put on any filmmaker. Yet for a … Continue reading Review: ‘Glass’ Proves M. Night Shyamalan Cannot Help Himself, Wastes a Great Cast and Premise