Posts Tagged ‘jessica chastain’

Mama, Reviewed

The mama in Mama is pretty freaky looking—like a part ghostly, part human-shaped being made up of mildew, Medusa hair, and black cobwebs who crawls up walls and moves as if she has no bones. (Which, duh, I suppose she doesn’t.)
The problem with her (it?) is that the more you see of mama, the less [...]

Zero Dark Thirty, Reviewed

The critical baggage attached to director Kathryn Bigelow’s Zero Dark Thirty has established the film as a “motion picture event,” something people go see because it’s the done thing. That's good for business (not to mention a testament to Bigelow’s Hollywood clout) but also rather troubling. A stump speech, a ribbon-cutting, the birthday party of [...]