Tags : Steve Carell

Nerdlocker Movie Review: Welcome to Marwen

This is a film that has left me a bit conflicted. On one hand the story is fascinating and the man that inspired the film is someone that should be known. On the other hand the approach to the story, to animate the world that Mark Hogancamp has created took me out of the seriousness […]Read More

Nerdlocker Movie Review: Last Flag Flying

Richard Linklater has one of the most fascinating careers I’ve ever seen. Every film he takes on is its own creation unsupported by any past works of his. Meaning his aspirations to stay fresh in his career, to not be pigeonholed have never wavered. A school of music, a story of adolescence to manhood, a […]Read More

Nerdlocker Movie Review: The Big Short

A film about the mid-2000’s credit and housing bubble collapse shouldn’t be this entertaining and enthralling and most surprisingly this damn hilarious. But if you create a movie with this subject and Adam McKay at the wheel and a cast this insanely talented you can make any subject fascinating. The Big Short has the benefit […]Read More

Movie Review: Foxcatcher

I just left the movie theater in downtown Chicago after an advanced screening of Foxcatcher. Afterwards I experienced a special Q + A with director, Bennettt Miller. I have been a fan of Miller’s work since seeing his extraordinary films Capote and Moneyball. But this film takes a different approach as it travels through the sullen mind of John du […]Read More