The Messenger

There’s something slightly odd about a former Israeli army officer making a movie about broken American veterans of the war in Iraq. But that’s just what The Messenger is.  The film is Oren Moverman’s directorial debut and is currently in competition at Sundance. The story follows Will (Ben Foster), a decorated war hero that came home with a purple heart for saving some friends during an attack in some nameless Iraqi city. Although... Read More

Reservoir Dogs

I’ve recently found myself a little movied out.  I don’t know how this is possible since I have interest in little else these days.  Sure, I occasionally go to class, and work, but this is pretty much what I do with my free time.  I had seven movies checked out this week and couldn’t bring myself to watch any of them.  In order to remedy this, I went back to my most reliable standby, Quentin Tarantino. Reservoir Dogs is one of... Read More