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The Fourth Noble Truth Movie Review

The Fourth Noble Truth Movie Review

By Victoria Alexander, Film Critic Las Vegas Informer Entertainingly, THE FOURTH NOBLE TRUTH, serves as a great mechanism to engage the public and inform them about Buddhism in a practical way.  Rather than a preachy documentary, the writer-director, Gary McDonald, provides an intriguing tale of human drama that depicts the lessons to be learned by […]

MAD MAX FURY ROAD Movie Review

MAD MAX FURY ROAD Movie Review

By Victoria Alexander, Film Critic Las Vegas Informer Awesome! Up-ends the genre. No dialogue, no exposition, no explanation and no kissing. Just pure energy (and heroic stunt work)! Who would have thought that 70 year old George Miller could put together such a magnificent and emotional film without the requisite scenes of characters explaining themselves, […]

FAR FROM THE MADDING CROWD Movie Review

FAR FROM THE MADDING CROWD Movie Review

By Victoria Alexander, Film Critic Las Vegas Informer Beautifully rendered but the subject that drives the story – English class distinction – is subsumed by the three suitors’ pursuit of the independent heroine. I have not read the acclaimed classic novel by Thomas Hardy or saw the 1967 film directed by John Schlesinger.* Thomas Hardy’s […]

HOT PURSUIT Movie Review

HOT PURSUIT Movie Review

By Victoria Alexander, Film Critic Las Vegas Informer Reese, why? Comedy for you is cursed. Vergara shows she can deliver chemistry but she can now retire the accent. Reese Witherspoon has been an actress for a long time. She has a Best Actress Academy Award for WALK THE LINE. The production company she co-founded, Pacific […]

Avengers: Age of Ultron: Fully Assembled

Avengers: Age of Ultron: Fully Assembled

By Sean Molloy There are few things that bring a smile to the faces of every moviegoer I see, one of them is of course, seeing our favorite heroes on the silver screen at the same time. It’s a movie franchise that was almost impossible to pull off; yet, with Marvel, they are still a […]

AVENGERS: AGE OF ULTRON Movie Review

AVENGERS: AGE OF ULTRON Movie Review

By Victoria Alexander, Film Critic Las Vegas Informer Black Widow chooses the Hulk over Thor? Females everywhere say “Huh?” The Avengers show absolutely no interest in each other. AGE OF ULTRON is soulless. Does it matter that AGE OF ULTRON is terrible? It will make its budget plus an additional billion dollars. If you care […]

EX MACHINA Movie Review

EX MACHINA Movie Review

By Victoria Alexander, Film Critic Las Vegas Informer The first homoerotic sci-fi thriller of the year! The palindrome*, in magic and occultism, is a word or phrase that is spelled the same when read forwards or backwards. Palindromes are frequently used in composing magic squares and are believed to exert considerable potency in magical formulae. […]

Ex Machina: “The Human Condition”

Ex Machina: “The Human Condition”

By Sean Molloy The Turing Test. Is an artificial intelligence able to display qualities that distinguishes it from a normal machine? Can there be a difference between human and machine? Ex Machina challenges and explored all aspects of the questions posed by Turing. Domhnall Gleeson plays Caleb who after winning a company lottery travels to […]

TRUE STORY Movie Review

TRUE STORY Movie Review

By Victoria Alexander, Film Critic Las Vegas Informer Jonah Hill played Danny Azoff in THE WOLF OF WALL STREET (2013) opposite Leonardo DiCaprio and directed by Martin Scorsese and played Peter Brand in MONEYBALL (2011) opposite Brad Pitt and directed by Bennett Miller. Has any actor or actress done a lousy job in a Martin […]

INSURGENT Movie Review

INSURGENT Movie Review

By Victoria Alexander, Film Critic Las Vegas Informer Colonel Walter E. Kurtz’s last words were: “The horror! The horror is Tris’s haircut!” Thomas Jefferson – an owner of over six hundred slaves* – famously wrote: “…that all men are created equal; that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights; that among these are […]

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