The Adjustment Bureau – A Review

9 04 2011

The concept behind The Adjustment Bureau is quite original, and first-time writer/director George Nolfi should be congratulated for bringing it to life on screen. As an adaptation of a Philip K Dick story, this science fiction, fantasy, thriller (with a hint of romance thrown in) starring Matt Damon and Emily Blunt is hugely entertaining.

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True Grit – A Review

27 01 2011

I can’t ever say I’ve been compelled to watch a western at any stage of my lifetime.  I don’t recall giving up my Saturday afternoons to engage in any of John Wayne’s films.  I find this somewhat ironic given that True Grit is not only a western I felt compelled to see, but it is also a remake of the film that scored Wayne an Oscar in 1969.  In this adaptation of Charles Portis‘ novel of the same name, Joel and Ethan Coen have written and directed a truly masterful story for the screen.

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