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MOVIES: BOSTON SOCIETY OF FILM CRITICS AWARDS 2014

MOVIES: BOSTON SOCIETY OF FILM CRITICS AWARDS 2014

Joyce Kulhawik December 7, 2014 4

Who cares about the OSCARS– right now. In fact, regional groups like the BOSTON SOCIETY OF FILM CRITICS have been known to have a major influence on which way the wind blows at Oscar

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HOLIDAY MOVIE GUIDE!

HOLIDAY MOVIE GUIDE!

Joyce Kulhawik November 13, 2014 0

Will they be holiday hits? Will they win OSCARS? Add these to my Fall Movie Preview list for a complete big screen Holiday Movie Guide! (11/14) THE THEORY OF EVERYTHING He’s the English-speaking Einstein–British physicist Stephen Hawking–whose

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MOVIE: BEFORE I GO TO SLEEP

MOVIE: BEFORE I GO TO SLEEP

Joyce Kulhawik October 30, 2014 1

I love a good thriller. I love a good mystery. I love to be scared– at the movies. I love Nicole Kidman and Colin Firth. Together? Heaven! Or hell? I went hoping for the

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MOVIE: GONE GIRL

MOVIE: GONE GIRL

Joyce Kulhawik October 3, 2014 0

It’s the one film I have been dying to see all year. I’m talking GONE GIRL, based on the best seller by Gillian Flynn who also wrote the screenplay.  I love a great thriller, love

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MOVIES: NOAH/DIVERGENT

MOVIES: NOAH/DIVERGENT

Joyce Kulhawik April 4, 2014 0

Two quick reviews before the weekend! NOAH is a crazy film by Darren Aronofsky (THE FOUNTAIN, BLACK SWAN) manifesting the filmmaker’s trademark tussle with the unknowable and a feverish attempt to reconcile good and

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OSCAR NOMINATIONS/MY TEN BEST OF THE YEAR

OSCAR NOMINATIONS/MY TEN BEST OF THE YEAR

Joyce Kulhawik January 17, 2014 2

The race is ON! Chris “Thor” Hemsworth helped hammer home the 86th Oscar nominations  with Academy president Cheryl Boone Isaacs and the results are pretty much as I expected: AMERICAN HUSTLE and GRAVITY tied

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MOVIE REVIEW: AMERICAN HUSTLE

MOVIE REVIEW: AMERICAN HUSTLE

Joyce Kulhawik January 6, 2014 4

No matter what anyone tells you, AMERICAN HUSTLE is one of THE best movies of the year. And it was shot in Boston (standing in for New Jersey)– so it was a kick to

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MOVIES: THE HUNGER GAMES/ DALLAS BUYERS CLUB/NEBRASKA

MOVIES: THE HUNGER GAMES/ DALLAS BUYERS CLUB/NEBRASKA

Joyce Kulhawik December 2, 2013 4

I like THE HUNGER GAMES: series, and the second installment, CATCHING FIRE–despite a colleague’s calling it “a long slog”–absolutely held me. Once again, the charismatic Jennifer Lawrence as the reluctant firebrand Katniss Everdeen continues

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MOVIE REVIEW: GRAVITY

MOVIE REVIEW: GRAVITY

Joyce Kulhawik October 4, 2013 6

What is it about Sandra Bullock and one-word titles that place her at the mercy of out of control modes of transport? In GRAVITY the vehicle is a space “bus” of sorts, thousands of

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MOVIE REVIEW: PRISONERS

MOVIE REVIEW: PRISONERS

Joyce Kulhawik September 27, 2013 1

PRISONERS is one of the best films I’ve seen at the movies in weeks. It pops like a kernel in a myriad ways–full of nooks and crannies, threatening & thrilling, sad & shocking, and

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