The Cabin in the Woods takes the overdone slasher flick formula, tears it down, and builds it back up.
The movie deserves its Oscar buzz as best foreign film. As with any good artistic experience, moviegoers are transformed as they watch.
"Hugo" and "The Decendants" get two thumbs up. "Melancholia" on the other hand gets two thumbs down.
For some filmmakers, the Cold War became a convenient excuse for moronic plotlines, insufferable jingoism, and unapologetically reactionary politics.
Time is money. In Time seems to take that quite literally. In what is a brilliant metaphor for modern day class segregation, the poor die young and the rich live forever. And a man named Will Salas sets out to do something about it.