Client 9: The Rise and Fall of Eliot Spitzer

BBB.5 (out of 5) A successful attorney from a notable, moneyed family, handsome and intelligent Eliot Spitzer climbed the ladder of success to Attorney General before becoming the governor of New York, easily making friends with his sensible attitude towards destroying Wall Street’s greed while just as easily making enemies for the same reason. A … More Client 9: The Rise and Fall of Eliot Spitzer

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Inception (2010)

CHRISTOPHER NOLAN Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BB.5.  USA/United Kingdom, 2010.  Warner Bros., Legendary Entertainment, Syncopy.  Screenplay by Christopher Nolan.  Cinematography by Wally Pfister.  Produced by Christopher Nolan, Kanjiro Sakura, Yoshikuni Taki, Emma Thomas.  Music by Hans Zimmer.  Production Design by Guy Hendrix Dyas.  Costume Design by Jeffrey Kurland.  Film Editing by Lee Smith.  Academy Awards 2010.  Golden Globe Awards 2010.   Leonardo DiCaprio works in the highly odd … More Inception (2010)

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Restrepo

BBBBB (out of 5) The filmmakers of this fascinating documentary spend a year in the trenches with soldiers in the Korengal Valley in Afghanistan, the strategic outpost considered to be the most dangerously situated in military history. We watch these men in battle, at rest, and in between there are interviews with various members of … More Restrepo

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Inside Job

BBBBB (out of 5) The economic crash of 2008 was attributed to the housing bubble bursting in America, but this film wants to probe deeper into the situation and find out more about responsibility in the matter and the culture that created the groundwork for it. Despite what a big job this would be, Charles … More Inside Job

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The Social Network

BBBB.5 (out of 5) Facebook.com was already a giant phenomenon when it was an exclusive social network for university and college students around the globe; when it went beyond the scholastic borders and was available universally, the website mushroom-clouded into a brilliantly multifaceted spiderweb that has contributed to everyday vocabulary (“Facebook me”, “Unfriend her”) and … More The Social Network

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The King’s Speech

BBBBB (out of 5) Having suffered from a noticeable stammer for most of his life, the Duke Of York, Prince Albert (Colin Firth) is naturally mortified whenever he is required to deliver speeches to the general public. After years of trying various doctors and specialists who fail to help him, his wife (Helena Bonham Carter) … More The King’s Speech

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The Fighter

BBBBB (out of 5) The last thing cinema needed was another boxing movie, and yet here is an unforgettable, instant classic that must be seen. Mark Wahlberg has been battling it in the ring for years with the help of his domineering mother (Melissa Leo) as manager and his once-successful, now has-been junkie brother (Christian Bale) … More The Fighter

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