JOHN CARTER Review 5

JOHN CARTER Review

Release Date: March 9, 2012
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Director: Andrew Stanton
Film Pulse Score: 5/10

Based on the Edgar Rice Burroughs book that was published more than 100 years ago, the adventures of John Carter

THE LORAX Review 5

THE LORAX Review

Release Date: March 2, 2012
MPAA Rating: PG
Directors: Chris Renaud, Kyle Balda
Film Pulse Score: 5/10

“The Lorax,” a lovely, candy-coated film that’s beautifully animated and chock-full of cuteness, isn’t really

HIGH ROAD Review 6

HIGH ROAD Review

Release Date: March 6th, 2012 (DVD & On-Demand)
Director: Matt Walsh
MPAA Rating: R
FilmPulse Score: 6/10

High Road is a completely improvised comedy debut from veteran comedic actor, now turned director Matt Walsh. When it

BOY Review 9

BOY Review

Release Date: March 2, 2012
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Taika Waititi
Film Pulse Score: 9/10

Boy is a pitch perfect film that has something for everyone. The seamless juxtaposition between joy and sadness, comedy and

WANDERLUST Review 6

WANDERLUST Review

Release Date: February 24, 2012
MPAA Rating: R
Director: David Wain
Film Pulse Score: 6/10

It’s no secret that I’ve been a huge fan of David Wain’s films since Wet Hot American Summer, which has

OSLO, AUGUST 31ST Review 7.5

OSLO, AUGUST 31ST Review

MPAA Rating:  Not Rated
Director: Joachim Trier
FilmPulse Score: 7.5/10

Oslo, August 31st is the newest adaptation of the novel Le feu follet by Pierre Drieu La Rochelle. The novel was adapted for the screen before in 1963 by none

A SEPARATION Review 9

A SEPARATION Review

Release Date: December 30, 2011 (Limited)
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Director:  Asghar Farhadi
FilmPulse Score: 9/10

A Separation is nominated for two Oscars – one for Best Foreign Language Film and one for Best Original Screenplay. It also won the

THIS MEANS WAR Review 4

THIS MEANS WAR Review

Release Date: February 17, 2012
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Director: McG
FilmPulse Score: 4/10

Here’s how my day went today: I got bit by a dog early this afternoon, then I saw This Means War this evening. The pain

SAFE HOUSE Review 4.5

SAFE HOUSE Review

Release Date: February 10, 2012
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Daniel Espinosa
FilmPulse Score: 4.5/10

Safe House is the latest action/spy offering from director Daniel Espinosa and stars Denzel Washington as a disgraced and traitorous CIA agent,

RAMPART Review 6

RAMPART Review

Release Date:  February 10, 2012
MPAA Rating:  R
Director: Oren Moverman
FilmPulse Score: 6/10

Colors, Training Day, The Shield, and now, Rampart have portrayed the corrupt law officers of LAPD’s Rampart Division. The storyline seems

SNOWTOWN Review 6

SNOWTOWN Review

Release Date: March 2, 2012 (New York City)
MPAA Rating: Not Rated
Director: Justin Kurzel
FilmPulse Score: 6/10

Snowtown tells the true life story of John Bunting, Australia’s most prolific serial killer and the ringleader

KILL LIST Review 8.5

KILL LIST Review

Release Date: February 3, 2012 (Limited and On-Demand)
MPAA Rating: Not Rated
Director: Ben Wheatley
FilmPulse Score: 8.5/10

Kill List is categorized as a horror thriller, but it is much more than that. The latest