Monthly Archives: June 2012

//June

Lola Versus – 5.5

2012-06-20T19:43:36+00:00June 20th, 2012|Reviews|

An ode to solipsism, made watchable by the pleasant looks of Greta Gerwig, the chastest onscreen slut I've seen in awhile, and the normal looks of Joel Kinnaman, whom we have watched and grown to love over the two years of AMC's The Killing, in which he plays the scruffy and barely intelligible Holder. Otherwise, [...]

Five-Year Engagement – 7.9

2012-06-13T14:07:15+00:00June 13th, 2012|Reviews|

While the situations tended to comedic extremes, the underlying relationships were touchingly real, and of course I know something about being a "trailing spouse." Ultimately, the charm of Emily Blunt and Jason Segel carried the day and made us forgive absurdities such as the wedding finale. One of the best comic absurdities, played absolutely straight, [...]

Snow White and the Huntsman – 7.5

2012-06-03T16:14:38+00:00June 3rd, 2012|Reviews|

For those hungering for more Lord of the Rings, this is your ticket: mass movements of armies on horseback, trees that move, morphing birds, little people with pleasing personalities, scads of black magic, aerial pull-away photography and a sincere and pure heir of a kingdom on a quest. I don't mean to diminish Snow White [...]