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MOVIE REVIEW – Nightcrawler

Posted on 13 December 2014

MOVIE REVIEW NIGHTCRAWLER Corporate Crawling by Doug Young Starring Jake Gyllenhaal, Rene Russo, Bill Paxton, Riz Ahmed; directed by Dan Gilroy Don’t be fooled by Jake Gyllenhaal’s effectively creepy acting performance as a psycho and thereby thinking this is a case study of a weird guy even though he is so “off” and yet ingratiating we worry that at […]

MOVIE REVIEW – Citizenfour

Posted on 02 December 2014

MOVIE REVIEW Citizenfour Citizencritic A documentary filmed at the time that Edward Snowden was providing select jour- nalists the documents and other material regarding the government’s (the National Security Administration) collection of communication data on all Americans; directed by Laura Poitras by Doug Young ENCRYPTED MESSAGE: WxYVcSQUPKLXCVbCWQTSGH>78H1FF,SD3DC KJShHFUWeFBCO;/UHDQUW.HUEgHGASFG>.PER ;SJDHFPUqEYR9238./RUEWFY97FDEUYGHF9UI NNMCBv.AVISHDOERaWIER3HD.JKH;UOSH/:OIT KJSDHFIWEUHGASJKHUHAUSUeSJDHFU/;FHOI H837rHFsHDFWEGF92EFHGIHBDFLASDIPFHHC MMCGDI.WQEGDIUYQIWGUYGQWGDBJKJDVJM CeWEHF7924:<7fHJDSBUIWGHEUFGHpUEFHHA NDVNWeIHFWe/I0HJSDNCIPNVWIRUH9fBHDBN […]

MOVIE REVIEW – Gone Girl

Posted on 04 November 2014

MOVIE REVIEW GONE GIRL Critic said, reviewer said Starring Ben Affleck, Rosamund Pike, Kim Dickens, Tyler Perry, Neil Patrick Harris, Patrick Fugit; directed by David Fincher by Doug Young CLICK ON IMAGES TO VIEW Dear Diary: Doug Young really did a great job with his film review this week. I heard he now works for […]

MOVIE REVIEWS – Birdman and Whiplash

Posted on 04 November 2014

MOVIE REVIEWS BIRDCAGE & WHIPLASH Cinematic (a)musing Birdman:   starring Starring Michael Keaton, Emma Stone, Naomi Watts, Edward Norton, Zach Galifianakis; directed by Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu   Whiplash: Starring Miles Teller, J.K. Simmons, Paul Reiser, Melissa Benoist; directed by Damien Chazelle by Doug Young I saw these films together and so will review them together. But I’m […]

MOVIE REVIEW – Fury

Posted on 24 October 2014

MOVIE REVIEW FURY War is a…game Starring Brad Pitt, Shia LaBeouf, Logan Lerman, Michael Pena, Jon Bernthal; directed by David Ayer  by Doug Young   You’re about to set your eyes onto a world full of epic tank battles, furious skirmishes, and high-octane clichés. We’re talking, of course, about Fury. This guide is intended to […]

MOVIE REVIEW – The Zero Theorem

Posted on 06 October 2014

MOVIE REVIEW The Zero Theorem The cinematic replication theorem by Doug Young Starring Christoph Waltz, David Thewlis, Melanie Thierry, Lucas Hedges, Tilda Swinton, Matt Damon; directed by Terry Gilliam The main character of this film becomes reclusively obsessed with receiving a return call of a previous land-line phone call from someone that he believes will tell him the meaning of his life. […]

MOVIE REVIEW – DAWN OF THE PLANET OF THE APES

Posted on 19 September 2014

MOVIE REVIEW Dawn of the Planet of the Apes Simian Cinema Starring Andy Serkis, Jason Clarke, Gary Oldman, Keri Russell; directed by Matt Reeves This week’s review is written by Caesar,  an ape critic who can amazingly utter  rudimentary English (as opposed to French,  or Portuguese, or Swahili) with some helpful translation: “Grunt akkk humans uhhh […]

MOVIE REVIEW – 22 Jump Street

Posted on 23 July 2014

MOVIE REVIEW “22 JUMP STREET” “HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON 2″ by Doug Young HOW TO WRITE ABOUT 22 SEQUELS 22 Jump Street Starring Channing Tatum, Jonah Hill, Ice Cube, Wyatt Russell, Amber Stevens; directed by Phil Lord and Christopher Miller How to Train Your Dragon 2 Starring the voices of Jay Baruchel, Cate Blanchett, […]

MOVIE REVIEW – Snowpiercer

Posted on 23 July 2014

MOVIE REVIEW “SNOWPIERCER” by Doug Young CLICK ON THE TWO IMAGES BELOW TO READ CLICK BELOW FOR IMAGE #1 CLICK BELOW FOR IMAGE #2 Unfortunately we can’t describe Doug Young adequately in strictly iambic pentameter, so we’ll just tell you that he is an award-winning (and poetic) film critic and that he is “Filmoholic” Critic […]

MOVIE REVIEW – Life Itself (documentary on Roger Ebert)

Posted on 23 July 2014

MOVIE REVIEW “LIFE ITSELF” A documentary about the life, and death, of film critic Roger Ebert by Doug Young I arrived at the theater and took a seat in my favorite location — on the aisle in the section to the right of the screen (as you face forward) about midway back so that the […]