Tags : Joel Edgerton

Nerdlocker Movie Review: Red Sparrow

“Female spies typically represented one of two extremes: the seductress who employed her wiles to manipulate men, and the cross-dresser who blended in by impersonating them.” – Karen Abbott The Cold War may have ended but the battle still rages on within dark hallways and down desolate alleys and behind closed doors. In many ways […]Read More

Nerdlocker Movie Review: It Comes At Night

‘It’ is scary for one reason, a lack of description. What is it? Where is it? What is it after? Not knowing doesn’t allow for planning and so when fear strikes and It comes, fear turns into desperation and tragedy. A24 has a knack for choosing obscurely structured films that don’t exactly have any intent […]Read More

Nerdlocker Movie Review: Black Mass

With certain genres comes certain unavoidable cliches that can either make or break a film like this. The tough gangster, the constant murders and the general distaste for law enforcement are just some of these constants in the crime genre. While the commonplace doesn’t stop there it doesn’t always guarantee failure either. Much like with […]Read More

Nerdlocker Movie Review: The Gift

This week at the movie theater has been a rough one. First I saw this movie; it was not a gift. Then I saw FANT4STIC which I reviewed as well. Written, directed and starring Joel Edgerton. In my opinion this is not a strong start for a directorial debut. But if you were to check […]Read More

Movie Review: Exodus: Gods and Kings

My initial reaction once the credits began to roll was; it was too long and yet it felt rushed and most certainly predictable. It seems the glory days of Gladiator and Kingdom of Heaven are in Ridley Scott’s rear view mirror, which must have fallen off and broken because he can’t seem to remember what […]Read More

The (It-Could-Have-Been) Great Gatsby

The best parts of Baz Luhrmann’s The Great Gatsby are the costumes and the music. If this were any other director, that would be an incredible insult. Still, Luhrmann’s Gatsby is like the infamous green light from the novel, forever receding before us. When I saw that Luhrmann was going to be directing this American […]Read More