Movie Journal

Movie Journal: The Woodsman

At turns disturbing and then hopeful, The Woodsman is a powerful film that never descends into melodrama. Kevin Bacon gives a typically strong performance, as does co-star and real-life wife Kyra Sedgwick as his co-worker and eventual girlfriend. Bacon plays Walter, a convicted child molester just released on parole and trying to become, in his… Continue reading Movie Journal: The Woodsman

Movie Journal

Movie Journal: Kinsey

How good an actor is Liam Neeson when he’s given decent material to work with. He doesn’t seem to be the kind of actor who can overcome and expand upon a script’s limitations but when the character is there on the page he’s very good at conveying it to the audience. That’s not to say… Continue reading Movie Journal: Kinsey

Movie Marketing Madness

Movie Marketing Madness: Dark Water

This looks like a crappy psuedo-horror flick designed to capitalize on the success of movies like The Ring by putting a young child in danger. Her single mother then has to figure out what the fuck is going on while... oh who cares. The Poster Whatever my feelings are about the movie itself, you'll never… Continue reading Movie Marketing Madness: Dark Water