Tag: movie review

Scene On Film: ‘Prisoners’

By Joan Ellis   Prisoners springs from a growing trend toward explicit violence in serious movies. The more of it, the better. When someone is beaten to a pulp in...

September 27, 2013 | comments

Scene On Film: ‘Out of a Clear Blue Sky’

By Joan Ellis Twelve years after Danielle Gardner lost her brother in the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center, she has made a chronicle of that day and its...

September 20, 2013 | comments

Scene On Film: ‘Closed Circuit’

By Joan Ellis Far too much time has passed since the Brits have challenged us with one of the spy thrillers they do so well. The good news is that...

September 13, 2013 | comments

Scene On Film: Elysium

By Joan Ellis Elysium will make you shake and rattle precisely because it is threaded with credible foreshadowing of our future. As Neill Blomkamp’s camera scans the face of Earth,...

September 6, 2013 | comments

Scene On Film: ‘Museum Hours’

By Joan Ellis Abandon expectations, all ye who enter here. Museum Hours is a fine new film unlike anything we are accustomed to.  It asks only that we banish our...

August 30, 2013 | comments