Movie Reviews

Latest ATL Movie Reviews

The Grand Budapest Hotel

“The Grand Budapest Hotel” Review

“The Grand Budapest Hotel” (2014) Writer/Director Wes Anderson is back with the rollicking film “The Grand Budapest Hotel.”  M. Gustave (Ralph Fiennes) is a concierge extraordinaire, running with aplomb the Grand Budapest Hotel. It’s a [...]

CW69–03/14/2014

Better Living Through Chemistry

“Better Living Through Chemistry” Review

“Better Living Through Chemistry”  (2014) Douglas Varney (Sam Rockwell) is a mild mannered Pharmacist who is married to “Type A” personality Kara (Michelle Monaghan). Douglas doesn’t make any decisions in the family, whether is dealing [...]

CW69–03/14/2014

the Bag Man

“The Bag Man” Review

“The Bag Man” (2014) When we first meet Jack (John Cusack) it’s obvious that he is having a bad day.  Driving at night in the Louisiana backwoods, he has a hand that is bleeding and [...]

CW69–03/07/2014

Tim's Vermeer

“Tim’s Vermeer” Review

“Tim’s Vermeer” (2014) Have you ever wondered how some artist can make their paintings look realistic that they almost look like a photograph? Well, Tim Jenison, was always fascinated by the paintings of the Dutch [...]

CW69–03/07/2014

Kids for Cash

“Kids for Cash” Review

“Kids for Cash” (2014) Judge Mark Ciavarella was a young rising judge who ran on a ticket of treating juveniles as adults. He won a 10 year judgeship in the Pennsylvania county of Luzerne Country.  [...]

CW69–02/28/2014

Gloria

“Gloria” Review

“Gloria” (2013) In this film from Chilean director/cowriter Sebastian Lelio, Gloria (Paulina Garcia) is a 58 year old divorcee. She has a good job, two adult children who love her and she has a love [...]

CW69–02/07/2014

At Middleton

“At Middleton” Review

“At Middleton” (2013) George Hartman (Andy Garcia), a stodgy, bow tie wearing, heart surgeon,  is taking his teenage son, Conrad(Spencer Lofranco) to tour the campus of Middleton University. Conrad is only doing this because his [...]

CW69–01/31/2014

The Past

“The Past” Review

“The Past” (2013) Ahmad (Ali Mosaffa) has not seen his wife in four years since leaving her behind in Paris to go back to his life in Iran. He has come back to sign the [...]

CW69–01/31/2014

The Invisible Woman

“The Invisible Woman” Review

“The Invisible Woman” (2014) The film starts out in 1883, where Nelly (Felicity Jones) is teaching at a grade school on the coast.  She is mounting a production of Charles  Dickens play.  This brings her [...]

CW69–01/24/2014