Saturday, March 30, 2013

Argo (2012)

Based on true events, Argo chronicles the life–or–death covert operation to rescue six American diplomatic personnel out of revolutionary Iran.

Ben Affleck rocks as the CIA exfiltration specialist, Tony Mendez. 

Rating: 3/5.

Looper (2012)

In 2074, when the mob wants to get rid of someone, the target is sent 30 years into the past, where a 'looper' or hired gun, someone like Joe (Joseph GordonLevitt) awaits. One day he learns that the mob decides to 'close the loop', sending back Joe's future self (Bruce Willis) for assassination.

Rating: 1.5/5.

Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Lincoln (2012)

A Steven Spielberg film, this drama focuses on the 16th President's tumultuous final months in office. In a nation divided by a Civil War and the strong winds of change, President Abraham Lincoln pursues a course of action designed to end the war, unite the country and abolish slavery. With the moral courage and fierce determination to succeed, his choices during this critical moment will change the fate of generations to come.

Daniel Day–Lewis blew me away, but I can't say the same about the film.

Rating: 1.5/5.

Thursday, March 07, 2013

The Impossible (2012)

An account of a family caught, with tens of thousands of strangers, in the mayhem of one of the worst natural catastrophes of our time.

Rating: 3/5.