Christina Nunn

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  • It takes an abysmally bad series of events and decisions to take a handful of really good scenes and a pretty good story (1982’s ‘Poltergeist’) and rehash them all into something this awful. While the original Poltergeist had something to say, and was a uniquely creepy film, this movie is boring, annoying, and flat-out dumb, […]

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  • “True Story” is as the title suggests, based on actual events. A New York Times reporter, Michael Finkel, played by Jonah Hill, is canned from his prestigious job after it is revealed that he “combined some details” regarding a story on the African slave trade. While he may or may not have realized the severity […]

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  • In one of those rare, symbiotic moments of book to film adaptation, “Gone Girl” manages to completely capture the essence of ç’s excellent novel while adding some criminally fun twists of its own. Creepy, unexpected, wicked, and fun, “Gone Girl” is not only the best thriller to hit theaters in a while; it’s by far […]

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  • The recent news that Denzel Washington was cast as the lead in a remake of the classic western “The Magnificent Seven” has triggered an onslaught of anger among movie fans. Normally, angry rants are best reserved for finely-worded emails to executives, but this warrants an exception. Whether or not you are a fan of the […]

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  • If you think your family is dysfunctional, watch this movie and feel relieved. Adapted from V.C. Andrew’s series of scandalous novels, TV movies “Flowers in the Attic” and sequel “Petals in the Wind” follow the sad, strange lives of the Dollanganger siblings. Remarkably well-made for its medium, “Petals” is a must-watch for anyone who loved […]

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  • “Louder Than Words” is inspired by the true story of a young girl who dies a random and tragic death, and how her family copes with the loss by building a revolutionary children’s hospital. This is poignant subject matter, and while this film reaches almost Hallmark-movie level on the saccharine front, and suffers from some […]

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